Anthropology, Lecturer, Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology
Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ

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This is a full time, non-tenure track Lecturer position beginning August 2013. This academic year appointment is renewable, depending on performance, funding and departmental needs. Application Procedure
  • To apply, please send a curriculum vitae; names of at least three references; a cover letter that explains your interest in the position and addresses the criteria listed above; unofficial transcripts; and a concise statement of your teaching philosophy, experience, and approaches to a diverse teaching environment to: Chair, Sociocultural and Linguistic Search Committee, NAUANTHROPOLOGYSEARCH@NAU.EDU
Job Description
  • Lecturer in Anthropology. The Anthropology Department at Northern Arizona university seeks a full time, non-tenure track Lecturer position with an emphasis in sociocultural and linguistic anthropology. This is a non-tenure eligible regular faculty position focused on our undergraduate liberal studies program and anthropology major. The position includes a 4/4 teaching load, with some flexibility for revised assignment to meet other departmental needs, including curriculum development, research (especially with undergraduates), and service duties.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Anthropology conferred by Aug. 1, 2013.
  • At least 1 year of teaching experience in undergraduate anthropology curricula.
Preferred Qualifications
  • The successful candidate should have an educational background in sociocultural and linguistic anthropology with at least 1 years of teaching experience in undergraduate anthropology curricula, especially introductory level anthropology courses. Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level is highly desirable, as well as evidence of experience is conducting web-based courses to diverse students. Candidates are also encouraged to provide evidence of a research record that includes engagement of undergraduates in research experiences. Evidence of expertise in curriculum development and pedagogy is highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates who provide evidence of success in working with diverse communities and populations.
General Information
  • Northern Arizona University is a 25,000-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 65,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU's emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.
  • Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
Salary
  • $43,000 to $45,000 depending on qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline
  • This position will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2013.

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