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Pool Lecturer - Archaeology and Anthropology

Employer
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Location
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Closing date
Jun 26, 2024

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
Working Title Pool Lecturer - Archaeology and Anthropology Position Type Faculty/Instructional Division/College College of Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities Description of College/Department/Program/Division/Unit

The College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CASSH) includes departments and programs in the humanities, social sciences and interdisciplinary studies, as well departments in the School of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA). CASSH/VPA continues the established liberal studies tradition of providing curricula leading to the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science degree.

CASSH/VPA is dedicated to providing quality innovative instruction and creative learning experiences which prepares students for future careers and education. More broadly, such learning allows students to continue to develop meaningful, responsible lives. Graduates of the college will have developed the ability to communicate effectively, to think critically, to conduct sound research, to understand complex issues, to use knowledge in all aspects of life, to participate meaningfully as global citizens, and to discover and apply carefully considered values.

CASSH/VPA faculty and staff are committed to maintaining academic integrity and high ethical standards. CASSH/VPA, through its faculty, students, and curricula, also is dedicated to advancing cultural diversity. Furthermore, by developing partnerships and encouraging professional connections, the college works diligently to establish its membership in the broader community.

The academic community within the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities and School of Visual and Performing Arts supports a strong general education program, nurtures exceptional disciplinary programs, and creates innovative interdisciplinary and international programs, which together promote lifelong personal and professional learning for every individual who comes through their programs.

Position Summary

Under general supervision of department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students' work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. In addition, workload may involve advising students and/or providing other service to the department. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.

The Department of Archaeology and Anthropology invites applications from qualified candidates to teach archaeology and anthropology course(s) and/or provide instructional support in an archaeological/physical anthropology laboratory when the need arises due to staffing changes or programmatic needs.

The Archaeological Studies Program is strongly anthropological in its focus and offers a variety of undergraduate archaeology and anthropology courses including introductory courses in the sub-disciplines of anthropology as well as more advanced methodological, theoretical, and regional courses.

The Department of Archaeology and Anthropology is committed to being an inclusive and supportive learning and teaching community and we encourage applicants who enhance our commitment to these goals.

Required Qualifications

These temporary teaching assignments require a Master's Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field [except in rare circumstances where post-baccalaureate certification or licensure or a baccalaureate plus experience can be established as appropriate qualifications for the teaching position].

All persons hired for Academic Instruction will be required to submit all of their official copies of their transcripts to Human Resources upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with doctoral degrees are preferred.

Additional criteria considered in evaluating applications may include relevant teaching experience, commitment to quality instruction, and/or professional experience germane to instructional needs.

Pay Basis Academic (9 Mo) Position Description Posting Date Special Instructions
  • POOL SEARCHES MAY NOT BE CURRENTLY ENGAGED IN ACTIVE HIRING. WHEN POSITIONS ARE NEEDED, DEPARTMENTS WILL REVIEW APPLICATIONS AND CONTACT YOU TO CONFIRM CONTINUED INTEREST/SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW*

Instructions for Application

At the time of application, for your Reference Contact Information document, please include the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least 3 professional references. All persons hired for Academic Instruction will be required to submit all of their official copies of their transcripts to Human Resources upon hire.

International/Immigration Sponsorships

UW-La Crosse does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 608-785-8013.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWL is a state agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWL will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWL provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact hrinfo@uwlax.edu or 608.785.8013. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

All position descriptions are required to provide physical demands and working conditions/environment and may not be published in the job announcement. For information on the physical demands and/or working conditions/environment for this position, please contact Human Resources at hrinfo@uwlax.edu or 608.785.8013.

AA/EO Statement

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWL, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement

UW-La Crosse's diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by our adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as "… our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive." The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience. UW-La Crosse ranks 6th nationally among the Top LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges for 2018-19 by AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO).

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWL Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see https://www.uwlax.edu/police/annual-security-report/ or contact the University Police Department at 608.785.9000.

Position Contact Name Dr. Timothy McAndrews Position Contact Email tmcandrews@uwlax.edu

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