Biological Anthropologist Lecturer

Job Title: Lecturer in Biological Anthropology
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Location Summerville Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

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The Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy at Augusta University is seeking applicants for an academic year Lecturer in Biological Anthropology. The preferred candidate will be expected to teach introductory biological anthropology courses and labs, as well as other anthropology courses as assigned. This is a new, non-tenure eligible faculty position (9-month contract) with duties anticipated to begin in August 2024. Desired candidates will have a strong commitment to teaching general education classes and a clear focus on Biological Anthropology.

Teach 24 hours of classes and labs per year (the equivalent of 8 three-hour classes) as assigned by chair. These will include ANTH 1105 and 1105L (Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Introduction to Biological Anthropology Lab), and possible others such as ANTH 1102 (Introduction to Anthropology).

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Anthropology, with a clear focus on Biological Anthropology, or Master’s degree in related field with at least 18 graduate hours in Biological Anthropology.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

• Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)’s requirements for institutional accreditation;
• Evidence of ability as a teacher;
• Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;
• Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,
• Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

Earned doctorate in Anthropology, with a clear focus on Biological Anthropology, or earned doctorate in related field with at least 18 hours in Biological Anthropology.

Experience teaching undergraduate students.

This position is academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlined in offer letter an annual contract.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for each of these positions is 1.0.

Lecturer: Compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but no limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc., while also considering internal equity and market data.

College/Department Information

The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences forms the heart of the liberal arts mission of Augusta University. We foster critical thinking about complex questions of the human experience; cultivate skills in written, verbal, and creative expression; promote active citizenship and community engagement; and prepare graduates for diverse careers in quickly changing globalized environments. Our faculty and staff share a deep commitment to developing the intellectual potential of our students. We offer many undergraduate degrees as well as select graduate and minor programs that allow our students to gain the knowledge and skills that will transfer to career success. Explore opportunities for growth, including undergraduate research, study abroad, internships, and community service.
The Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy offers majors in History (including possible concentrations in Public History or Secondary Education) and Anthropology, as well as a minor in Philosophy and certificates in Museum Studies, Health Humanities, and Bioethics. It covers a range of general education courses in Humanities, Science, and Social Science, and offers courses supporting a variety of programs including the Honors College, ROTC, Education, and Health Society and Policy, among others. With workspaces in the Guard House Museum and Archaeology Lab, as well as access to outstanding local and regional historical documents in the Reese Library Special Collections, we offer a hands-on approach to exploring history and culture in the CSRA.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia’s innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia’s cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia’s only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a background check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.
Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.
How to Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at .
Please upload your Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy Statement, and a List of Three References with Contact Information as one document. We will begin reviewing applications on February 9, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Other Information

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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.