Submitted: 13 October 2022
Department: Department of Anthropology
Institution: Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Job type: Full time
Apply by: 31 December 2022
Application URL:

Job Title: Lecturer - Anthropology Job ID: 25343 Location: Brooklyn College Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular


Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in the Department of Anthropology with a starting date in August 2023.

The Department of Anthropology at Brooklyn College provides a four-field approach, including sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, and linguistic anthropology, and thus bridges the social and natural sciences to study the present and the past. The successful candidate is expected to teach Biological Anthropology courses including Introduction to Biological Anthropology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Forensic Anthropology (training in Forensics is not necessary). The candidate may be required to teach additional upper-level undergraduate biological anthropology courses based on the needs of the department. We seek a scholar broadly trained in Biological Anthropology, preferably with a focus on skeletal or evolutionary anatomy. The teaching load is four courses per semester, for a total of 24 credits for the academic year. The position requires demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching, participation in mentoring and college and university-wide pedagogical development as part of a new CUNY-wide cohort of lecturers, and contributions to departmental and college service.

Brooklyn College serves students from as many as 150 countries who speak over 100 languages and dialects and thus constitutes a vibrant microcosm of the rich diversity and energy that characterizes the borough of Brooklyn and the greater New York City area itself. Its mission features “a special commitment to educate immigrant and first-generation college students from the diverse communities that make up our city and state.” The college ethos is strongly invested in the educational and career success of our diverse students. We are committed to fostering a spirit of camaraderie and shared ideals. By accessing a first-class and affordable college education in an inclusive and nurturing intellectual milieu, our students acquire the skills, confidence, and global mindedness that allow them to thrive in a rapidly changing, unpredictable marketplace of ideas that is increasingly mindless of borders and spans cultures and vernaculars.

To this end, the college seeks faculty who are eager to engage with the diversity of our student body and have a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and heterogeneity through teaching, research and/or service. We seek to recruit and retain faculty who reflect the mosaic of our student population. Successful candidates will bring their unique creativity, sensitivity, insights and perspectives to a community that welcomes innovation and promotes excellence in scholarship and teaching. Together we will model the finest that a public urban liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies college can be for the present and future.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Minimum - Master’s degree. In Biological Anthropology or related field from an accredited institution - Ability to teach undergraduate courses is required - Ability to teach evening, weekends, face-to-face, and online

Preferred - Potential for excellence in teaching, including online teaching. - Doctoral degree in Biological Anthropology or related field from an accredited institution preferred.


$69,983 - $83,764; Salary commensurate with experience and credentials.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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- An application letter indicating the desired position, and should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CUNY’s commitment to diversity. - Current curriculum vitae - Teaching Evaluations

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Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE Review of applications to begin December 1, 2022 and will continue until December 31, 2022.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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