Position Title Anthropology Lecturer
College/Unit College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Home Department Sociology, Anthropology & Religion
Employee Group Fixed-Term Faculty - Academic Year
Employment Status Part-Time
Position Type 9 month (Academic Year)
Position Classification Fixed-Term Faculty
Position Begin Date 08/22/2022
Position End Date
The Department of Philosophy, Anthropology, and Religion at Central Michigan
University invites applications for a half-time Lecturer position in
archaeology to begin August 2022. The successful candidate will teach four
sections of ANT 174: Inequality in the Ancient World, two in Fall 2022 and two
in Spring 2023. Each course will have some students taking the course as a
writing-intensive section. Courses are capped at 40 students each. One of the
Spring 2023 sections will be offered online in an 8-week section; the other
courses will be taught in person at our campus in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.
Candidates for this position must have their MA in Anthropology completed by
the start date and the ability to perform the essential functions of the job
with or without reasonable accommodations.
Message to Applicants
Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and
inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and
perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially
interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and
supportive environment for every member of our university community.
You must submit an online application to be considered an applicant for this
position. Applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
contact information for three references, unofficial copies of transcripts,
and a statement of teaching experience and/or philosophy. Review of
applications will begin on May 16, 2022 and continue until the position is
Questions may be addressed to Dr. Cathy Willermet, incoming Department Chair,
at (989) 774-3444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Posting Begins 05/05/2022
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Type of Recruitment External
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