Anthropology Instructional Faculty FT (F02707)

Job description

Job location: Maryland - Montgomery County

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-05-14
Req: R2701
Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. Montgomery College is one of Maryland’s most diverse community colleges, which includes more than 164 nations represented in our student body. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success.

Job TitleAnthropology Instructional Faculty FT (F02707)

Job Description SummaryMontgomery College, Rockville Campus, is seeking a full-time Anthropology faculty member (F02707) in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice beginning August 2021. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching in a multi-cultural, two-year environment, and welcome the opportunity to work with students with diverse learning abilities and have an understanding and commitment to student success. Montgomery College provides an excellent opportunity to teach in a large, urban community college setting. This position is part of a collective bargaining unit.

A successful faculty member will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the Colleges strategic plan of inclusion. We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty.

Montgomery College faculty strive to meet our students’ diverse academic needs by offering a wide array of dynamic and challenging courses in multiple formats and during a wide array of times. These many options improve access for our busy students. Students enrolled in anthropology courses routinely transfer to some of the most prestigious colleges and universities throughout the country, including the University of Maryland College Park, University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Towson University. Montgomery College anthropology faculty are also actively engaged in a number of student support and co-curricular initiatives as evidenced by their efforts in the development of OER/z-cost instructional material, embedded advising, and the Social Sciences Expo which exposes students to a wide array of curricular and career pathways in the social sciences.

Job Description

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Faculty member is expected to have access to a personal computer with virus protection that can connect to the internet outside of the work location (i.e., office, classroom, college campus). Montgomery College (MC) provides an MC e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, college listservs, and other faculty communications tools.
  • Teach Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology and other anthropology courses as appropriate (e.g., Human Evolution and Archaeology, Introduction to Archaeology, and World Cultures).
  • Teach 30 semester hours of courses per academic year related to anthropology.
  • Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, evening, weekend, online, winter, summer, and/or accelerated sections.
  • Serve as the anthropology coordinator for the department.
  • Serve on or lead department, discipline, campus, or college-wide committees, including the Anthropology Advisory Committee.
  • Engage students in their learning through active collaborative learning approaches.
  • Engage in student outreach events to increase visibility of anthropology and to improve the learning outcomes of students taking anthropology classes.
  • Incorporate the use of educational enterprise platform such as Blackboard into instruction, including zero-cost resources in the development and delivery of instruction.
  • Collaborate with other anthropology faculty to coordinate and award micro-credentials to anthropology students.
  • Communicate with anthropology faculty on other campuses to ensure a consistent student learning experience.
  • Implement embedded advising and/or embedded classroom support services.
  • Advise students about discipline course offerings, honors program, Rookie Research scholarships/opportunities in anthropology, internships, Badging, General Studies Degree Program, Ethnic Social Studies Certificate Program, Women’s Studies Certificate, transfer opportunities, and careers in anthropology.
  • Pursue professional development opportunities related to pedagogy and best practices for teaching anthropology and student success.
  • Participate as an active member of the anthropology discipline (e.g., American Anthropological Association) to keep well-informed within the field.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Anthropology (graduate coursework must include courses that reflect both depth and breadth in Anthropology) or a related discipline.
  • Recent teaching experience at the post-secondary level (e.g., associates, bachelors, or masters-level teaching); teaching done as a graduate student or as a teaching assistant will be considered.
  • The ability to use a Learning Management System (LMS) and other web-based instructional technology to facilitate learning in a web-enhanced environment.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching using a variety of delivery methods, online resources and technology applications across the curriculum.
  • Evidence of a commitment to supporting or enhancing student success initiatives that further student retention and graduation (e.g., OER, advising).
  • Evidence of innovative curriculum development to serve diverse student populations.
  • Must be able to work in a multicultural environment that reflects our student body and be sensitive to the educational needs of a culturally diverse population
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship

Additional Requirements:

For consideration, you must:

  • Attach a Resume/CV
  • Attach a cover letter
  • Attach a statement of philosophy to the of teaching including a statement of experience with, and commitment to, teaching a diverse student body
  • Attach an un-official copy of your transcripts from your highest degree earned.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Anthropology.
  • Experience using various teaching modalities/formats (e.g., seat-based, blended
  • Experience using teaching technologies (e.g., Blackboard, Canvas, Blackboard Collaborate, Zoom) to increase student engagement and student success.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • Experience with committee, advisory groups, volunteer experience or integrated services

Salary Range: $62,319 - $90,398. Initial salary placement is based on candidate experience and internal equity, new hires are typically placed between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range.

Application Process:

To apply online, please visit:

For consideration, you must:

  • Apply online and attach the documents below to your application by May 21, 2021
  • Attach a Resume/CV
  • Attach a cover letter
  • Attach a statement of philosophy to the of teaching including a statement of experience with, and commitment to, teaching a diverse student body
  • Attach an un-official copy of your transcripts from your highest degree earned

Please upload all documents to your online application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable). Must provide proof of US degree equivalency for international degrees.
  • Participation in a retirement plan

Our benefits package includes: sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

Closing DateFriday, May 21, 2021

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to:

Two (2) weeks’ notice required to provide accommodations.

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.




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Posted: 5/8/2021
Application Due: 5/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time