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Adjunct Faculty - Anthropology

Date Posted: 09/27/2012

Soka University of America (SUA) seeks a part-time/adjunct instructor to teach, one course, Human Origins (ANTH 150) during the Spring 2013 term. Applicants with PhD and teaching experience preferred. ABD candidates will be considered.

Course Description: This course introduces students to biological anthropology and anthropological archaeology—those portions of the discipline concerned with human prehistory and continuing human development.  The course examines reconstructions of the human record based on fossil and artifact-based evidence of human biological and cultural change over time.  It considers various theories of human biological evolution and the emergence of culture, humanity’s unique ecological niche. The course examines the origins and development of world civilizations, and takes a critical look at theories that explain the development of social complexity. Same as: ENVST 150.

Deadline for applications:

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2012, but will stay open until filled.  Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), a sample syllabus, and contact information for three professional references to:

Adjunct Anthropology Position c/o:

Edward M. Feasel, Ph.D.
Dean of Faculty
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Email: facultyrecruiting@soka.edu
Fax: (949) 480-4263

Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.