Lecturer in Anthropology - - Bates College in Lewiston Maine

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Bates College

Lewiston, Maine

United States


Detailed Job Description

Bates College seeks to hire an archaeologist for a renewable, long-term position as Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, beginning in September 2016. The successful candidate will teach four courses each year (a full course load is five courses) in addition to advising theses, with service requirements and research expectations subject to negotiation. Two of the successful candidate’s courses will be: Introduction to Archaeology and Introduction to Human Evolution. We hope the third course (taught every year or every other year) will be a field-based one that provides students with the opportunity to participate in an archaeological excavation during our five-week April/May Short Term. Geographical area of interest is open, but preference will be given to candidates who work in Native North America, or South or Central America. 

Bates and the Anthropology Department are committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus and the curriculum.  We welcome applications from all individuals with the ability to contribute to the college’s continuing commitment to social and cultural diversity, inclusiveness, and the transformative power of our differences. The search committee expects applicants to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas and describe how their research, teaching, and/or outreach can further this goal.


Application Instructions

Review of applications begins on October 15, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and statements on teaching and research, including plans for involving undergraduates in a research program. Please also arrange for the submission of at least two (preferably three) letters of recommendation.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. The college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admission of its students, in the administration of its education policies and programs, or in the recruitment of its faculty and staff. Bates College adheres to all applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations. All college faculty, staff, students, contractors, visitors, and volunteers are responsible for understanding and complying with the Non-Discrimination Policy.

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  • principles of human dignity and diversity
  • one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges
  • Maine’s second largest urban area
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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