Assistant Professor-FixedTerm

Job description

Job no: 573674
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Anthropology Social Science 10038064
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: 55000.00
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Union
Position Summary

The Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University is currently establishing a pool of part-time fixed-term assistant professors. These positions will be filled per course/per semester, on an as needed basis. Applicants in this pool are reviewed when the department has an immediate need to fill a vacancy as needed within two years to begin as early as May 16, 2019.

Duties: Responsibilities include:

Teaching undergraduate courses in any of the sub-fields of the Anthropology Department, including socio-cultural, anthropological linguistics, medical anthropology, physical and forensic anthropology, and archaeology.

Courses may also include those that are part of the department’s Integrated Studies in the Social Sciences offerings.

Courses may include classroom, online, or hybrid sections.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Anthropology

Minimum Requirements

Experience teaching at the college level.

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrated record of teaching excellence preferred.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter


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

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled.

Questions regarding this position can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jodie O'Gorman at [email protected]

Salary is $7,500.00 per course

Review of Applications Begins On



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Advertised: May 2, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 2, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2019
Application Due: 5/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time