Lecturer in Anthropology (Faculty Wage)
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-09-21
The University of Virginia Department of Anthropology seeks to hire an anthropological linguist for a one-semester appointment as Lecturer in Anthropology (Tenure-Ineligible). The term of the appointment runs from January 4, 2021 through May 23, 2021. Candidates must be prepared to teach courses in structural linguistics that contribute to the interdepartmental Linguistics M.A. program and undergraduate major in Linguistics, as well as to the Anthropology graduate and undergraduate programs. The successful candidate will teach three courses in the spring semester 2021. One is a course in historical linguistics. The other two are open, but should cover topics in general linguistics. Candidates may propose to teach all three courses online; however, a commitment to excellence in teaching is required regardless of whether courses meet in person or online.
Applicants must have a PhD in hand at the time of application. Compensation will take the form of wages: $18,000.00 for one semester. Review of applications will begin immediately. Interviews with finalists will be conducted over Zoom.
To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter of application that emphasizes teaching experience, preparedness to teach, and proposed courses; and contact information for three references.
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The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification. (FSAKA)
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