Assistant Professor-FixedTerm

Employer
Michigan State University
Location
East Lansing

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Social Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 738671
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Anthropology Social Science 10038064
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Part Time (1-49.9%), Union
Position Summary

The Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University is currently establishing a pool of part-time fixed-term assistant professors. These positions will be filled per course/per semester, on an as needed basis. Applicants in this pool are reviewed when the department has an immediate need to fill a vacancy as needed within two years to begin as early as January 1, 2022.

Duties/Responsibilities include: Teaching undergraduate courses in any of the sub-fields of the Anthropology Department, including sociocultural, anthropological linguistics, medical anthropology, physical and forensic anthropology, and archaeology. Courses may also include those that are part of the departments Integrated Studies in the Social Sciences offerings.

Courses may include in-person, online, or hybrid sections.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Anthropology

Minimum Requirements

Experience teaching at the college level.

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrated record of teaching excellence preferred.

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter outlining your interest in, and preparation for, the position

Resume/CV

A one-page written statement outlining your views and commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion, and how those views and commitments would impact your work as an assistant professor

Name and contact information for three professional references

Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. Questions regarding this position can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Todd Fenton at [email protected].

Salary is $7,500.00 per course

Review of Applications Begins On

10/25/2021

Website

https://anthropology.msu.edu/

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Oct 4, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Oct 4, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

Organization

Working at Michigan State University 

Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.

Together, we tackle some of the world’s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better—from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.

We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.

We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.

The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.

Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we’re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.

Top Distinctions

U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU

  • 29th among the nation’s public universities
  • First in the nation for 19 years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
  • First in the nation for graduate programs in nuclear physics and industrial and organizational psychology
  • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

Recognized for 11 consecutive years as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities

Ranks 46th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2013 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges

Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s STARS program, which measures and encourages sustainability in education and research; operations; and planning, administration, and engagement

Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities

Only university in the country with on-campus medical schools graduating allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians, and veterinarians (DVMs)

Among the largest single-campus residence hall system in the country with 27 halls in five neighborhoods and two apartment villages.

 

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