The Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor position. The appointment will begin August 16, 2018 and be renewable annually.
The Department of Anthropology faculty envisions this as a teaching professor position focused on excellence in the anthropology classroom. This individual will play a key role in the advancement of undergraduate learning in the department.
The successful candidate should possess the qualifications and skills necessary to teach an array of large and small undergraduate courses, mixed (hybrid) courses, and fully online formats in all the department’s sub-disciplines.
The candidate must have evidence of strong teaching skills and be able to demonstrate their commitment to teaching excellence. The successful candidate will normally teach 4 classes (usually 2-3 preps) per semester, with an annual course release negotiable and based on other contributions, such as working with the undergraduate anthropology club and organizing the department’s annual undergraduate research showcase. Teaching assignments are based on the needs of the department.
MSU provides opportunities and resources to support faculty advancement in instructional development.Required Degree
Doctorate -AnthropologyMinimum Requirements
Must have qualifications and skills necessary to teach an array of large and small undergraduate courses, mixed (hybrid) courses, and fully online formats in all the department’s sub-disciplines.
The candidate must have evidence of strong teaching skills and be able to demonstrate their commitment to teaching excellence.Desired Qualifications
We seek a candidate with an engaged, innovative and thoughtful approach to teaching a large and diverse student body who is committed to student success.Required Application Materials
- Application letter
- Teaching portfolio (minimally a statement of teaching interests, teaching philosophy, syllabi and teaching evaluations)
- Names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted if the department requests
Electronic submission is required and materials should be uploaded at careers.msu.edu.Special Instructions
Review of applications will begin on April 26, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Questions regarding this position can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Todd Fenton at [email protected].