Lecturer in Biological or Cultural Anthropology

Gainesville FL
Oct 12, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Lecturer in Biological or Cultural Anthropology

Job Description:

The University of Florida, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a lecturer position in biological or cultural anthropology, with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2018 or August 16, 2018. The teaching assignment is 3 courses per Fall and Spring semester including Human Sexuality and Culture (ANT 2301), a large course that satisfies 2/3 of the teaching assignment, and one upper division undergraduate course in the candidate’s field of expertise. Experience in online course development and teaching is desirable. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or related discipline at the time of appointment.

This is a nine‐month, non‐tenure accruing, full‐time position to be renewed annually contingent on funding. Lecturers are highly valued by the department and the university. Lecturers have professional development opportunities, including a well‐defined promotion structure, a professional development leave program, and access to travel funds for conference presentations. Although the primary duties for this position are instructional, continued research and involvement in service at the department, college, and university levels is also expected.

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida has 28 faculty members, 140 graduate students, and 400 undergraduate majors. We are an interdisciplinary unit within a large research intensive university of over 52,000 students. More information on the Department can be found at: www.anthro.ufl.edu

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to non‐discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

The Department particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year‐round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392‐2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955‐8771 (TDD)

Advertised Salary:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package

Minimum Requirements:

A Ph.D is required.

Preferred Qualifications:   Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications are due November 15th and must be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en‐us/listing/ (search job 504959) and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a teaching portfolio, (3) a complete curriculum vitae, and (4) the names, addresses (including email), and telephone numbers of three references.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

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