Lecturer - Anthropology

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Posting Details

Position Title Lecturer - Anthropology External Link to Posting http://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/14123 Department Anthropology - 32411 Vacancy Number 16F-224 Position Number 505 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a 9-month Lecturer position in Biological Anthropology for the 2019-20 academic year. The successful candidate will teach four courses a semester: a four-field introduction to anthropology, an introductory course in physical anthropology, and upper-level courses in Primate Biology & Behavior and Environmental Anthropology. Expertise in primatology, ethnoprimatology, and conservation science preferred. Geographic areas of interest are open, but excellence in teaching in both small and large classrooms is required. This is a non-tenure-eligible position that will last for one year, with full benefits.

Priority review of applications will be given to those received by May 6, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Dr. Midori Albert, Chair of Search Committee, and attached to the online application—not e-mailed or mailed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are specifically preferred. MA required at time of appointment, but Ph.D. preferred.

Minimum Requirements

Masters Degree in Anthropology or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD with an expertise in primatology, ethnoprimatology, and conservation science preferred. Geographic areas of interest are open, but excellence in teaching in both small and large classrooms is required. This is a non-tenure-eligible position that will last for one year, with full benefits.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The purpose of the Anthropology department is to provide each student with the means to achieve personal, academic, and career objectives by providing the necessary opportunities and resources to achieve these goals. In their wider mandate to serve students and the community, the purpose of the department is the enrichment of the individual in preparation for life long appreciation and continuing study. The department is committed to excellence in teaching, research, individual achievement and service to the local and global communities as means for accomplishing these ends. A student centered philosophy is considered essential to the accomplishment of departmental goals, with a commitment to extensive interaction between students and faculty.

College/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs.

Applicant Instructions

Priority review of applications will be given to those received by May 6, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Dr. Midori Albert, Chair of Search Committee, and attached to the online application—not e-mailed or mailed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are specifically preferred.

Position Type Time-limited Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions 05/09/2020 Job Posting Date 04/17/2019 Priority Consideration Date 05/06/2019 Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents to Dr. Midori Albert Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vita
  4. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents
    Posting Specific Questions

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    1. * Do you hold a master's degree in Anthropology or a closely related field?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington?
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    Posted: 5/21/2019
    Application Due: 6/12/2019
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