Anthropology - Archaeology, Undergraduate School - Adjunct Faculty

Fort Drum, Jefferson County / Watertown, Jefferson County
Apr 16, 2014
Adjunct Faculty Anthropology – Archaeology Undergraduate School Location: Online University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks an adjunct faculty to teach Anthropology (Archaeology). UMUC is one of 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM). Working adults, military personnel, and other students around the globe are achieving their academic goals through UMUC's innovative educational options, including online instruction, accelerated academic programs, and classroom-based courses taught during the daytime, evenings, and weekends. Currently, more than 42,000 students attend UMUC nationally, and an additional 33,852 students attend UMUC at on site classes in more than 25 countries throughout the world; about 56,000 students are active duty military, veterans, and their families. In 2013, UMUC had over 261,000 online course enrollments. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Demonstrate an ability to utilize face-to-face and online instructional technology tools when engaging students throughout the course learning environments. Develop, plan, implement, and guide assignments, online or in-class discussions, and learning activities for assigned courses. Demonstrate an ability to effectively convey course concepts in written and oral communications. Demonstrate adaptability to facilitate courses with adult learners from diverse backgrounds. Other job-related duties as assigned. COURSE REQUIREMENTS: An intermediate-level exploration of world prehistory and archaeology. The goal is to analyze the cultural and subsistence patterns of prehistoric humans in order to relate these patterns to contemporary human societies and populations. Discussion includes archaeological theories and methods, subsistence strategies, and the application of archaeology to address community, regional and global issues and concerns. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master's degree in Anthropology/Archaeology or similar from an accredited institution of higher learning. Professional experience within Anthropology/Archaeology or similar. PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Doctorate degree (PhD, DBA, JD, etc) from an accredited institution of higher learning. Teaching adults at undergraduate level experience preferred. Online teaching experience preferred. POSITION AVAILABLE SPRING 2014 & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. For detailed benefits information, please visit Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts as required during the candidate selection process. UMUC –an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University distributes an annual information report which includes campus security information that is available to prospective employees.