Anthropology Assistant Professor - American River College in Sacramento California

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American River College

Sacramento, California 95825


United States
(0001767)

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Detailed Job Description

Los Rios Community College District

Anthropology Assistant Professor

The Institution:
American River College is a public community college serving over 30,000 students in suburban Sacramento County and granting associate degrees and professional certificates. It offers instructional and support services during the day, evening, and weekends on its 153-acre campus and at centers and locations in the community.

The college's vision is to be a premier learning community that transforms and enriches people's lives. Its mission is to ensure students identify their educational goals and needs and successfully accomplish student learning in the broad educational areas of career and technical education, developmental education, general education, and lower-division post-secondary education to achieve transfer. The college values access, benefit of education, communication, community development, diversity, employees, excellence, fiscal responsibility, innovation and risk taking, leadership, research and evaluation, student learning outcomes, sustainability, and technology.

Position Summary:
General Responsibilities:
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

Responsibilities:
The teaching assignment may include, but is not limited to teaching:
• ANTH 300 (Physical Anthropology)
• ANTH 310 (Cultural Anthropology)
• ANTH 320 (Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory)
• ANTH 341 (Introduction to Linguistics)
• ANTH 370 (Primatology)
• ANTH 303 (Introduction to Forensic Anthropology)

Over time, the instructor may be assigned to teach other courses offered by the department. The instructor will teach both in the classroom and online using instructional technology.

Teaching assignment may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid, weekend, and/or off campus classes.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Have a master's degree from an accredited institution, completed by August 20, 2015 in Anthropology or Archaeology ; OR have a Bachelor's in either of the above AND a Master's degree in Sociology, Biological Sciences, Forensic Sciences, Genetics or Paleontology; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor's Credential in the discipline area; OR the equivalent.*

3.Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

*Note: Applicants applying under the "equivalent" provision must provide details and explain how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degrees listed above.

Beginning and/or Ending Dates:
Full-Time, Tenure Track Position
Beginning on or about August 20, 2015.

Application Instructions:
To receive full consideration applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District faculty position are required to submit:

1. Los Rios Community College District Faculty Application
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work ** ("graduate advising documents and grade reports" will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts). NOTE: Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.
3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. Letter of Interest

**Note: Applications submitted without transcripts will be disqualified. Also individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Conditions:
All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses.

Administrative/Executive Positions: Administrative positions may be subject to the District's Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Additional Salary Information:
Entering annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units and degrees completed at accredited colleges/universities and on verified experience. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overloads, and stipends.

Location:
ARC (American River College)

Department:
ARC VP, Instruction

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/580511

LRCCD embraces diversity as one of the core values of the organization.

The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.


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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume