Lecturer in Biological or Cultural Anthropology

The University of Florida, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a lecturer position in
biological or cultural anthropology, with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2018 or August 16, 2018.
The teaching assignment is 3 courses per Fall and Spring semester including Human Sexuality and Culture
(ANT 2301), a large course that satisfies 2/3 of the teaching assignment, and one upper division
undergraduate course in the candidate’s field of expertise. Experience in online course development and
teaching is desirable. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or related discipline at
the time of appointment.

This is a nine‐month, non‐tenure accruing, full‐time position to be renewed annually contingent on
funding. Lecturers are highly valued by the department and the university. Lecturers have professional
development opportunities, including a well‐defined promotion structure, a professional development
leave program, and access to travel funds for conference presentations. Although the primary duties
for this position are instructional, continued research and involvement in service at the department,
college, and university levels is also expected.

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida has 28 faculty members, 140 graduate
students, and 400 undergraduate majors. We are an interdisciplinary unit within a large research
intensive university of over 52,000 students. More information on the Department can be found at:

Applications are due November 15th and must be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en‐
us/listing/ and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a teaching portfolio, (3) a complete curriculum vitae,
and (4) the names, addresses (including email), and telephone numbers of three references.
The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A
transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned
from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional
credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to non‐
discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic
information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions,
transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. The Department
particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their
scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville
communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year‐round outdoor recreational activities,
and social opportunities. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law. If an
accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392‐2477 or the
Florida Relay System at (800) 955‐8771 (TDD).