Temporary Lecturer - Anthropology
Position overviewPosition title: Lecturer
Open date: May 24, 2023
Next review date: Thursday, Jun 8, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Thursday, Feb 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Anthropology Department at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applicants whose experience have prepared them to contribute to our pedagogical mission. We invite applicants for an opportunity for temporary, non-tenure track, lecturer (Unit 18) positions to teach courses in the Department of Anthropology for the upcoming academic year.
We are seeking applicants with specialization in anthropology related disciplines ranging from sociocultural anthropology, psychological/medical anthropology, archaeology, environmental anthropology cyber archeology, marine archaeology, linguistic anthropology and biological anthropology. Use the specialization tool to select disciplines in the application process you would like to be considered for.
Appointment(s) may be for 1 or more quarters based upon the teaching needs of the department and funding availability. Courses will be at the undergraduate level and may include large, introductory courses (100-200 student enrollments).
The position is expected to be in-person and classes will be held on the UC San Diego Campus.
• Teach assigned courses during the department scheduled time per the schedule of classes.
• Outside of course time and as needed, develop syllabi, pedagogically effective assignments, lecture slides, lesson plans, exams, and/or other course materials and/or prompts for student work.
• Responding and providing feedback to students and their assignments.
• Hold regularly scheduled office hours.
• Academic responsibility per Article 3 of the current UC-AFT MOU bargaining agreement.
• Potentially provide instruction and guidance to teaching assistants, instructional assistants, and readers.
Hiring Department: https://anthropology.ucsd.edu/
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or ABD in anthropology, archaeology, or relevant field to the specialization (examples of relevant fields: biology for bioanthropology, a social science field with ethnographic training such as sociology for sociocultural anthropology, a medical social science for psychological/medical anthropology, linguistics with anthropological training for linguistic anthropology.)
We will consider a Master's with 5 years of relevant professional work experience.
Experience teaching large classroom sizes (100-200 students).
At least 1 year of university level experience in teaching or mentoring in one of the specializations.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter/Teaching Statement - A) Indicate the field (s) you can teach, your qualifications and what courses you may be able to teach based on our catalog: https://catalog.ucsd.edu/courses/ANTH.html.
B) State the quarter(s) you may be able to teach. Must state if you prefer a full time or part time appointment and if you would consider an appointment part time even if you prefer full time.
Teaching Evaluations - If available, submit your most recent teaching evaluations. If you have teaching experience but no evaluations, upload a letter of reference that comments on your teaching ability. Provide a translation if the evaluations are not in English.
Sample Syllabi - Upload up to two sample syllabi
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
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