Temporary Lecturer in Anthropology


The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach various courses in sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, and biological anthropology for potential openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the Department. Positions may range from 33% (1 course) to 100% (3 courses) per quarter and may include our ANTH 2 Introductory Cultural Anthropology course of 850 students in the Fall. The Department seeks applicants for Summer 2018 in addition to the 2018-19 academic year.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Anthropology or closely related field and a minimum of one quarter demonstrated teaching experience or service as a teaching assistant. Preference will be given to candidates holding a PhD in Anthropology or a closely related field.

To apply, please go to the following link: [https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01235]. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, CV, and teaching evaluations, as well as requesting 3 letters of reference through the UC Recruit application portal (applicant provides contact information to portal which contacts referees for confidential letter submission).

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

Deadline for primary consideration: May 1, 2018. The posting will remain open until OCTOBER 31, 2018 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for each quarter are usually reviewed several months in advance. The pool will close on October 31, 2018; if you would like to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: the use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic covered by law.