Detailed Job Description
Teach assigned courses. Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught. Prepares instructional materials (mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary. Instructs, manages, and supervises individuals and groups in classrooms through demonstration, discussion, experiential learning, and visual aids. Evaluates instruction and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance tests. Maintains a student-oriented approach to education. Establishes and maintains office hours and advises students during this time and at other times as needed.
Demonstrated ability to teach lower and upper division courses in biological anthropology and/or archaeology already listed in our Course Catalog. Course load will be five courses per semester.
Master's or Doctorate degree in biological anthropology or archaeology and evidence of excellence in university teaching. Area of specialization is open, but candidates who can teach introductory courses in biological anthropology, world prehistory, and archaeological methods, as well as upper division courses in bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology, and paleopathology are particularly desired.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1) Knowledge of subject matter and course content.
2) Skill in effective instructional strategies and techniques.
3) Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students and instruction.
4) Effective interpersonal, problem solving and decision making skills.
5) Ability to communicate effectively.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Must attach the following documents as 'OTHER'
Other 1: Teaching Evaluations
Other 2: Sample syllabi with detailed course descriptions
Candidates may mail their letters of recommendations directly to the search chair,
800 W. University Parkway MS 115
Orem, UT 84058.
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