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Cultural Anthropology, Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment

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The Department of Anthropology at the University of California Riverside, invites applications for one full-time lecturer in cultural anthropology with potential for security of employment (PSOE). Appointment as a lecturer with PSOE requires evidence of outstanding teaching, professional achievement, and service to the academic community and/or public. A lecturer with PSOE is a member of the academic senate and will be expected to teach six quarter classes per year. Applicants are expected to have a demonstrated commitment to high-quality and innovative teaching, and must have a Ph.D. by the start of appointment on June 30, 2016. We are particularly interested in candidates with a proven record of teaching excellence beyond any experience they may have as teaching assistants. Research topics and regions are open; preference will be given to candidates who can teach Political Anthropology.

Lecturers with PSOE are appointed to a two year term, will be reviewed biennially, and are required to undergo a mandatory 7th-year review for promotion to lecturer with security of employment (SOE). The review process focuses on teaching excellence, professional activity, and service. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
Review of the applications will begin April 18, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications will include a cover letter of interest, a current CV, evidence of teaching excellence, statement of contributions to diversity, and 3 letters of reference. Samples of research work are welcome but not required. Application materials received by April 18 will receive full consideration. Electronic submission is strongly preferred.

Applicants who use Interfolio may utilize a feature provided by the Interfolio Service to allow Interfolio to upload their letters directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as Online Application Deliveries. The following link on the Interfolio website shows how to set this up.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Riverside, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Evidence of Teaching Excellence

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • optional research or publication (Optional)

  • optional research or publication (Optional)

  • optional additional Evidence of Teaching Excellence (Optional)

  • optional additional Evidence of Teaching Excellence (Optional)

  • optional additional information (Optional)

  • optional additional information (Optional)

  • optional additional information (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required