College of DuPage seeks a dynamic cultural anthropologist with substantial experience in consumer and/or business anthropology who is firmly rooted in the four-field perspective for a full-time, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be driven by a commitment to excellence in teaching, have first-hand field or research experiences, and will be expected to help pioneer a proposed certificate in Applied Anthropology. Responsibilities are commensurate with the other anthropology faculty and include further developing the anthropology curriculum, fostering interdisciplinary partnerships within the college, and strengthening transfer partnerships with baccalaureate granting institutions. The successful candidate must be engaged in the field and will join an active department that is a national leader in community college anthropology.
The usual teaching load is five courses per semester and faculty are expected to teach both in their primary area of interest as well as courses in Introduction to Anthropology (a four-field course) and/or Cultural Anthropology. Additional duties include advising students, curriculum development and committee work. Opportunities exist to teach a flexible schedule that may include teaching assignments days, evenings, weekends and online.
- Master's degree in Anthropology or a closely-related discipline is required.
- Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching at the college level is also required.
This position is available August, 2011. Starting salaries are dependent on education and experience but normally range from $49,797 - $69,589 for a two semester academic year. College of DuPage also offers a generous benefits plan.
Teaching at College of DuPage is enhanced and enlivened through institutional support of faculty creatively engaging in instructional development, research to improve student learning and remaining current in their field of specialty. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. College of DuPage is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its faculty.
To apply please submit your electronic application, unofficial transcripts, a cover letter including a list of three references, and current curriculum vitae by December 1, 2010. Only complete application packets will be given full consideration by the search committee.
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