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Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC

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Social Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology, Geography
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Anthropology & Geography

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9 mo.

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Lecturer in Anthropology The Department of Anthropology and Geography at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Anthropology. Area of specialization within the field of Anthropology is open, but the candidate must be able to teach a range of lower and upper-level courses in service to an innovative combined B.A. in Anthropology and Geography, and a minor in Anthropology. We specifically seek candidates able to teach multiple sections of an undergraduate introduction to cultural anthropology course, required upper-level anthropology courses in the B.A. program, and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Candidates should have a doctoral or master’s degree in anthropology or a related discipline by the position start date of August 16, 2024, with a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to diversity, student learning, and inclusive pedagogy. The teaching load is 10 classes over the course of a 9-month academic year and includes limited opportunities for periodically teaching evening, weekend, study-abroad, summer, and distance-learning courses. The salary range is within CUPA averages. Required Qualifications: Must hold the appropriate terminal degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching. Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.

Interested candidates should submit the following: a letter of application that addresses their qualifications and commitment to teaching and diversity, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references electronically at: Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Gillian Richards-Greaves by email
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Required Qualifications:

Must hold the appropriate terminal degree or meet established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates should hold an earned Ph.D. in anthropology or a related discipline. Candidates who are ABD may be considered, but the PhD must be complete before the position start date of August 16, 2024.

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Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Detailed Work, Language, Reading (documents or instruments), Stress, Verbal Communication, Written Communication, Reasoning

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None of these Listed

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Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking, Writing

Please Select Any and All Equipment Needed to Perform the Duties:

Scanner, Telephone, Chemicals, Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Lab Apparatus

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