Academic Employment Opportunities




Pooled Recruitment 2021-2022 Job #JPF01950

Anthropology / College of Letters & Science - Social Sciences / UC Santa Barbara

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APPLICATION WINDOW Open date: April 12th, 2021 Next review date:Monday, Apr 26, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION PART-TIME LECTURER RECRUITMENT: The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified, part-time, temporary lecturers to teach various courses in sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, and biological anthropology for potential openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue until department needs are satisfied. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the Department and may include our ANTH 2 Introductory Cultural Anthropology course of 550 students or ANTH 5 Introductory Biological Anthropology of 400 students.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Anthropology or closely related field and a minimum of one quarter demonstrated teaching experience or service as a teaching assistant. Preference will be given to candidates holding a PhD in Anthropology or a closely related field. The ideal finalist will have: M.A. in Anthropology or closely related field required; PhD preferred. Training in Sociocultural, Biological, or Archaeological anthropology; expertise and ability to teach in more than one of these is preferred. One quarter teaching experience required; additional teaching experience preferred. Experience with learning management webpages based on Moodle, such as the Gauchospace platform used at UCSB. Experience teaching large (n>100) classes. Experience working with Teaching Assistants.

To apply, please go to the following link: [] Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching and teaching evaluations, as well as, arrange for 3 letters of recommendations through the UC Recruit application portal. (Please note: applicant provides only the contact information for their recommendations to the portal.) The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

Deadline for primary consideration: April 26, 2021. The pool will close on October 31, 2021. If you would like to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. Please note: the use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future date specified, your application may not be considered at this time. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic covered by law.