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The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Behavioral Science at Metropolitan State College of Denver is currently seeking to fill a tenure-track position in Biological Anthropology with a specialty in Paleoanthropology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory courses in biological anthropology, osteology, and human evolution, a general anthropological methods course, and advanced and specialized courses in her/his area of expertise. The position requires teaching day and evening classes - 12 hours per semester (4 courses), student advising, professional development and service. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.
Teaching, advising (which is part of teaching), scholarly activities, and service to the department, school, college and community are responsibilities associated with this position.
Teaching constitutes the main responsibility for this position, and it involves activities that impart knowledge and critical thinking skills to students. It includes the requirement that the candidate demonstrate content expertise, instructional design ability, satisfactory instructional delivery and student ratings of instructor (SRIs), conducting curricular review and program review, and instituting the use of new technology, as appropriate. For this position, teaching will include introductory courses in biological anthropology, human osteology, human evolution, a general anthropological methods course, and advanced courses in the candidate's area of expertise - 12 hours per semester (4 courses). Advising is part of teaching and involves activities specifically directed to assist the student in choosing career options, choosing a degree program, successfully completing his or her degree, obtaining employment or graduate school placement, and keeping informed of College policies.
Scholarly activities include activities that bring enrichment to the faculty member and the profession and results in new material that can be presented to students, as well as new skills which benefit the College community and are related to the faculty member's assigned responsibilities. It may include investigative work or research; infusion of isolated facts with meaning and perspective; making connections across disciplines; placing the specialized in broad context; making knowledge broadly accessible; the solving of problems through the use of scholarly expertise, pedagogical research, creative exploration and production; and methods for the transformation and extension of knowledge, so long as such activities enhance the faculty member's teaching and/or the faculty member's ability to perform his or her assigned responsibilities.
Service involves contributions to the improvement of the welfare of the College at any level, and typically unpaid public service to the community or professional organizations which benefits the College.
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