Adjunct Faculty Credit - Anthropology

Employer
Harper College
Location
Palatine, IL

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Starting Pay Rate

Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale

Schedule Information

Days/evenings/weekends depending upon course schedule

***This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for the above subjects. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews***

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application can remain "Under Review by Committee" for 18 months. You may check your status at any time by logging into jobs.harpercollege.edu with your username and password. 

Job Description

This is an adjunct instructor position.  We are looking for candidates who are committed to student success and have experience delivering instruction in various modalities.  A successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in the classroom as well as an understanding of theoretical concepts within the discipline.

Education Requirements

Master's degree in anthropology with a minimum of one year of college level teaching experience*. *Neither Teaching Assistant (TA) nor online-only teaching experience would be considered equivalent to college teaching.

Experience Requirements

15 hours field experience work.  Transcripts that show substantial and acceptable course work in the field and experience relating to the field. Course work in osteology and/or human anatomy and physiology preferred.   Candidate would only be assigned courses to which his/her outside experience directly relates.

Required Documents

***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Applicable Benefits

We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with Harper tuition waivers, sick/personal business leave, and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Program.

 

Organization

Founded in 1965, William Rainey Harper College is a dynamic comprehensive community college situated on a 200-acre campus in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College is committed to diversity, and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives.

harper_college1.gifAnnually, the College serves approximately 25,000 students from 23 communities. Providing both transfer and career programs, Harper offers degrees and a wide range of credit, continuing education and corporate training for students of all ages and interests. In order to provide accessible higher education to all, we offer a flexible schedule of daytime, nighttime and weekend classes at our main campus and at several other sites conveniently located throughout our service area.

Harper College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and has received the coveted Bond Rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investor Service. We are committed to our Institutional Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Collaboration.

Our Vision:

William Rainey Harper College is committed to academic integrity and excellence. The College is a leader in teaching and learning, transforming lives by responding to the needs of the individual and the community.

harper_college2.jpgBenefits offered to employees include tuition reimbursement/professional expense, health/life/dental/disability insurance, participation in the State University Retirement System (SURS) and tax deferred annuity plans as well as fourteen paid holidays. Harper also offers some on-site childcare, a summer camp for children, and much more.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from women, minority group members and persons with disabilities.

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