Lecturer, Biological Anthropology

The Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy at Augusta University is seeking a full-time lecturer in anthropology to begin August 2020. The successful candidate will be able to teach biological anthropology, forensics, and introduction to anthropology and/or cultural anthropology. Standard load for lecturers at Augusta University is five courses per semester.

The successful candidate must have:

-MA or MS in Anthropology.
-Graduate level training in biological anthropology and forensic anthropology.
-Demonstrated potential for teaching effectiveness with diverse student populations.

Preferred qualifications include:

-PhD in Anthropology
-Experience teaching online at the university level.

Augusta University is a student-centered comprehensive research university and academic health center with over 9,000 students and 1,200 faculty members committed to providing leadership and excellence in teaching, discovery, clinical care, and service. The Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy offers undergraduates degrees in History and Anthropology, and teaches a broad range of core social science and humanities courses. In addition to offering an undergraduate BA in Anthropology, the Department houses the undergraduate history BA program, a minor in Philosophy, and certificates in Asian Studies, Health Humanities, and Bioethics. We are located on the beautiful and historic Summerville campus.

The Imperial Theater, and the James Brown Arena establish a rich cultural milieu. And of course Augusta is home to the world-renowned Masters Golf Tournament.

Due to a $100 million contribution from the state of Georgia, Augusta is now becoming one of the leading centers for cyber security in the nation. This is bringing a huge influx of leading edge businesses and investments, further transforming cultural activities, including arts and design, providing new jobs, and energizing the historical downtown district.

AU is committed to excellence through diversity in our student body and faculty, and thus strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.

How To Apply

Interested candidates must apply online, at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/. Please search for Job ID 217588. To apply, upload a cover letter describing your teaching, scholarship, and other relevant experience; a curriculum vitae; graduate school transcripts; and the names and contact information of three professional references, all as one PDF document.

Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Andrew Goss, in the Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy at angoss@augusta.edu.

The committee will begin reviewing applications on March 10, 2020.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary course work in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. “Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.”

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.