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Assistant Professor Of Anthropology

Employer
Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Location
Killeen, TX

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Job Details

Job Title

Assistant Professor Of Anthropology

Agency

Texas A&M University - Central Texas

Department

College of Arts & Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

$6,666.67 monthly

Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

About the University and Department
TAMUCT is a public university in Killeen, Texas, located near Fort Cavazos and the Austin area. It offers junior- and senior-level coursework leading to baccalaureate and graduate degrees. The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing. TAMUCT is a Hispanic serving institution (HSI) and currently serves over 2,400 students. TAMUCT department of Social Sciences is an interdisciplinary department, with programs in Criminal Justice, Political Science, Sociology, and Anthropology. The Anthropology BS program emphasizes a broad 4-field approach to the discipline. Existing faculty research specializations focus on biological anthropology, osteology, bioarchaeology and forensics.

Job Summary
The Department of Social Sciences at Texas A&M University–Central Texas (TAMUCT) is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Anthropology to begin August 2024, with research and teaching expertise in cultural anthropology and related areas.

Job Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of the successful applicant will be to:

  • Teach undergraduate courses in anthropology, with a particular focus on cultural anthropology and related areas, including the following preexisting required courses: ANTH 3300 (Cultural Anthropology) and ANTH 3310 (Anthropological Theory). The candidate is also expected to develop one or more courses rela􀆟ng to their research specialization.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students across disciplines.

  • Advise students in the Anthropology BS program.

  • Engage in an active research agenda including publishing findings and presenting findings at academic conferences.

  • Participate in service commitments within the department, college, university, and the profession.

  • Take an active role in the growth of the Anthropology BS program.

Required Education and Experience

  • Ph.D. in Anthropology in hand by time of appointment.

  • One year of undergraduate or graduate teaching experience.

  • Evidence of an active research agenda.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Evidence of exemplary teaching is preferred and should be noted in application where possible.

  • Evidence of scholarly activity, publication, and innovation in cultural anthropology or related areas.

  • Experience with online Learning Management Systems (LMS), preferably in a collegiate setting.

  • Experience in curriculum development.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • Nov 10, 2023

Required Applicant Documents:

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Teaching Philosophy

  • Transcripts

  • 3 Professional References

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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Read our Diversity Profile Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and vibrant institution!  We are a military friendly, upper level institution offering 24 Bachelor’s and 16 Graduate degrees.  The university prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.  Our campus is located at State Highway 195 and 201 in Killeen, 1001 Leadership Place.TAMUCT bldg [square]

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, currently serving over 2,600 students. Classes are offered at our beautiful new campus, online, and at several convenient sites; including Fort Hood and Hutto in order to accommodate both full-time and part-time students. The University serves the entire Central Texas region, providing a wide-range of distinguished academic programs that foster excellence and achievement through lifelong learning and civic engagement. For more information about our Warrior Nation, visit www.tamuct.edu.

TAMUCT students in labThank you for your interest in employment with Texas A&M University-Central Texas. We are committed to providing prompt, courteous and friendly service. Explore these exciting opportunities available at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

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