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Instructor Pool - 2024/2025: Anthropology

Oregon State University
Philomath, Oregon
Closing date
Jul 19, 2024

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Full Time
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Department Sch Lang, Culture & Soc (CLA) Position Title Instructor Job Title Instructor Pool - 2024/2025: Anthropology Appointment Type Academic Faculty Job Location Corvallis Benefits Eligible Dependent: Hours Worked/Duration Remote or Hybrid option? Job Summary

The Anthropology program in the School of Language, Culture, and Society invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full/part-time Instructor positions for the 2024-2025 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Director.

Instructors may be needed to teach 1 to 4 on-campus or Ecampus courses in Anthropology.

The Anthropology program at Oregon State University is committed to a four-field approach. It has 12 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and 275 majors on campus and Ecampus. We offer an M.A. and Ph.D. in Applied Anthropology. For more information, see

Oregon State is a leading research university with nearly 30,000 students, located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Anthropology is located in the School of Language, Culture, and Society along with Ethnic Studies, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and World Languages and Culture within the College of Liberal Arts. The School emphasizes diversity, inclusion, social justice, and internationalization.

Why OSU?

Working for Oregon State University is so much more than a job!

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  • 35k+ students including more than 2.3k international students and 10k students of color
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Oregon State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.

Oregon State's beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of America's best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine country. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.

Total Rewards Package:

Oregon State University offers a comprehensive benefits package with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
  • Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
  • Retirement savings paid by the university.
  • A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and sick leave.
  • Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
  • Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program.

Future and current OSU employees can use the Benefits Calculator to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.

Key Responsibilities

100% Instruction:

This position will administer and teach either on-campus or on-line courses in Anthropology. Hold regular office hours to assist students with coursework and answer questions regarding curriculum.

What You Will Need

Master's degree in Anthropology or related field.

Evident commitment to educational equity.

What We Would Like You to Have

PhD in Anthropology or related field.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule Pay Method Salary Pay Period 1st through the last day of the month Pay Date Last working day of the month Recommended Full-Time Salary Range Salary is commensurate with skills, education and experience. Link to Position Description

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P07890UF Number of Vacancies Multiple Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2024 Anticipated Appointment End Date 06/15/2025 Posting Date 03/18/2024 Full Consideration Date Closing Date 06/15/2025 Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be considered throughout the 2024-2025 Academic Year.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A Curriculum Vitae; and

2) Cover Letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position; and

3) Evidence of teaching excellence, such as student, peer or mentor evaluations. (Upload as Statement of Teaching)

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information, please contact:

Karen Mills

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and

inclusive community.

OSU will conduct a review of the National Sex Offender Public website prior to hire.

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