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Adjunct Faculty - Anthropology

Employer
Texas A & M University Commerce
Location
Colton, Texas
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
Job Title

Adjunct Faculty - Anthropology

Agency

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Department

Sociology & Criminal Justice

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:

During the application process the "My Experience" page has a section provided "Attachments (Resume/CV, References, Cover letter, etc.)" to upload required documents.
  • Use the Upload button to add each document.
  • You will be able to upload up to 5 documents. Be aware that the maximum size allowed for any one document is 5MB.
  • All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered.
  • Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
  • Please do not withdraw your application in an attempt to upload a missing document, instead please email HR for help.

Please provide the following documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required upon acceptance of verbal offer).

If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

If you need assistance, please contact us at HR.Hiring@tamuc.edu

SUMMARY:

Adjunct Faculty refers to an educator hired to teach on a course by course basis throughout an academic year. Texas A&M University-Commerce is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach a lower-level cultural anthropology course (titled World Cultures) in various delivery modes, such as face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and or blended formats. This position will provide instructions to the student population; engage students and motivate student success while teaching using a variety of instruction and assessment methods and technologies.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach up to seven semester credit hours (up to two (2) courses) within the required discipline. Instruction may be delivered on-campus, off-campus, or online and may be during the day and/or evening as dictated by student demand and departmental needs.
  • Develop and manage the class syllabus and ensure that the syllabus meets department and college standards.
  • Plan and create lectures, in-class discussions, and assignments.
  • Assess grades for students based on participation, performance in class, assignments, and examinations.
  • Assist/mentor students as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Education: Master's degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the field of anthropology is required.
  • Experience: prior college teaching experience is not required but preferred.
  • Knowledge / Skills: Knowledge or familiarity with D2L as a learning management system will be helpful. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: N/A
  • Physical Requirements: N/A
  • Other Requirements: N/A

PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:
  • College or University teaching experience.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence.
  • Online or hybrid teaching experience.

SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

N/A

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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