Position DetailsUNT System Overview
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education.
Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. UNT System institutions award more than 11,000 degrees each year – including the largest number of master’s and doctoral degrees in the DFW region. As DFW’s university system, UNT World offers a wide range of degree programs and academic initiatives across our campuses. With more than 300 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well as convenient campus locations and teaching centers located throughout North Texas, our system provides a wide array of opportunities.
The Department of Anthropology coordinates and directs a program for those who wish to pursue a career in the discipline of anthropology, for those simply interested in the human condition, and for those who may wish to combine the study of anthropology with another discipline.
Courses in anthropology are grouped to provide students with an understanding of human physical, social, and cultural complexity, and the relationships of humans to one another and the environment. Physical anthropology provides an understanding of human origins and human biological variability. Linguistic anthropology adds to the understanding of language and other forms of human communication within the context of culture. Archaeology provides a sense of the past by exploring the changes and development of ancient cultures and environments. Sociocultural anthropology provides appreciation and understanding of human social and cultural patterns and human behavior.Position Summary
The Department of Anthropology seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.
The anticipated need may include, but is not limited to, a variety of undergraduate sociocultural courses, general anthropology, peoples and cultures courses and advanced topics courses. Graduate courses may include, but are not limited to, courses in methods, theory and praxis, design.Minimum Qualifications
A Master’s in Anthropology for is required for teaching undergraduate courses and a PhD in Anthropology or related field is required for teaching graduate courses.Preferred Qualifications
Experience teaching college level courses; familiarity with Blackboard/similar system; experience with a diverse student population; excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate with diverse staff and students.Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule
VariedDriving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Physical RequirementsTalk or HearPosting NumberA251PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/39213Supplemental Questions
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