Adjunct Position

The Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure track adjunct position for the Spring 2017 semester (Biological Anthropology). For this non-renewable, replacement position, a PhD in anthropology preferred but ABD will be considered. Teaching experience is required. The successful applicant will teach one section of Living Primates, one section of Human Reproduction from an Evolutionary Perspective, and the possibility of one section of Biological Anthropology or another course of their choosing. Start date is January 2017.

Applicants must provide in one single PDF file: (1) letter of application outlining teaching and research interests; (2) current CV with names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references; and (3) teaching evaluations. All materials should be sent electronically in a single PDF file to the Department Chair, Dr. Timothy J. Smith, at with the position indicated in the subject line for which they are applying. Review of all applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Appalachian State University, located in the southern Appalachian Mountains, is a highly ranked master’s comprehensive university and part of the 16 campus University of North Carolina system. With nearly 18,000 students, Appalachian State strives to maintain its reputation for excellence in teaching, while continuing to enhance its research reputation. The anthropology department has 11 tenure-track faculty and approximately 150 majors. Additional information about this position, the university, and the surrounding area is located at

Appalachian State is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In support of its commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity and equity, ASU strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and members of other underrepresented groups. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free of all forms of discrimination. Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting the Department Chair, Dr. Timothy J. Smith, at Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the university’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.