Lecturer - Search 67569
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of
Behavioral and Social Sciences invites applications and nominations
for the position of Lecturer in Anthropology. This position is
located on the Armstrong campus in Savannah, GA.
In January 2017, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents
voted to consolidate Armstrong State University and Georgia
Southern University. The new, 27,000-student university will be
named Georgia Southern University with campuses in Savannah,
Statesboro, and Hinesville, GA. The expected timeline for the first
entering class will be fall 2018. Complete details are available at
Within this setting, the growing four-field anthropology program
within the Sociology and Anthropology department includes faculty
on both the Statesboro and Armstrong campuses who are actively
engaged in teaching, research, service, and public outreach. The
program includes teaching and research laboratory spaces totaling
approximately 8,000 square feet across the Armstrong and Statesboro
campuses. The Department also administers the R M Bogan
Archaeological Repository in Statesboro, GA.
Reporting to the department chair, the
Lecturer requires a 4/4 teaching load with service obligations to
include public outreach. This individual will teach lower-division
core courses including four-field Introduction to Anthropology and
Global Perspectives in Anthropology: Peoples of the World, as well
as upper-division undergraduate courses, primarily within the field
of Archaeology. The position is an academic 9 month, non-tenure
track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate
with qualifications and experience.
â¢ Earned PhD in Anthropology, or a closely related field with at
least 18 graduate semester hours in Anthropology, OR an MA in
Anthropology with at least three years of university teaching
experience by July 1, 2018.
â¢ Ability to teach four-field Introduction to Anthropology.
â¢ Ability to teach a cultural anthropology oriented global
perspectives core course.
â¢ Ability to teach upper-division archaeology courses.
â¢ Ability to conduct public outreach / public archaeology in and
around Savannah, Georgia, through directorship and further
development of the Digging Savannah program (https://diggingsavannah.org/
â¢ Must be authorized to work in the United States for the
duration of employment without assistance from the
â¢ Archaeology focus in the United States Southeast Region.
â¢ Experience directing students and volunteers in archaeology
field and laboratory projects.
â¢ Ability to teach one or more specialty topics in archaeology
(e.g. public archaeology, shallow geophysics, lithic analysis,
archaeobotany, geoarchaeology, urban archaeology, underwater
â¢ Experience developing online courses, or courses with
substantial online components.
â¢ Experience obtaining external funding.
Screening of applications begins March 8, 2018, and continues until
the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is
August 1, 2018. A complete application consists of a letter
addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and
the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at
least three professional references. Other documentation may be
requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will
be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background
investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent
M. Jared Wood, Search Chair, Search 67569
Georgia Southern University
More information about the institution is available through
Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are
committed to working in diverse academic and professional
communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching,
scholarship, and professional service within the University and
beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other
non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection
under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals
who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in
the search process should contact the Vice Provost.
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