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Adjunct Associate Professor of Biological Anthropology

San Joaquin Delta College
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 25, 2022
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Under the general supervision of the Division Dean of Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Kinesiology, and Athletics, the Associate Professor/Professor of Biological Anthropology teaches organized classes primarily in the Biological Anthropology discipline; the primary responsibility is to teach 15 unites (per term) in the assigned discipline.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Duties and responsibilities may include, but not limited to the following:

1. Instruct lecture and laboratory courses in Biological Anthropology, including Archaeology, in accordance with credit course outlines approved by the Board of Trustees.

2. Maintain expertise in current teaching methods, discipline knowledge, and discipline specific technologies.

3. Assist students in achieving stated course objectives. Evaluate the progress
of each student and notify students in need of counseling services and/or
tutorial assistance. Track student learning outcomes and maintain records
of student learning outcomes.

4. Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review, modification, and the assessment of student learning outcomes.

5. Support the Division Dean in cooperating with campus and community groups to provide programs, courses, and information relevant to the needs
of the students and various programs.

6. Coordinate with other faculty in the selection of textbooks, audiovisual and other instructional materials.

7. Complete various reporting procedures as required for student evaluation, course reporting, equipment and supply purchases and tracking, and budget

8. Assist the Division Dean in the preparation of required reports by providing
requested information.

9. Attend various departmental, divisional and campus-wide activities and events as required.

10. Plan and complete approved professional development flex activities each

11. Perform other necessary duties as assigned by the Division Dean and as outlined in Board Policy.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's in Anthropology or Archaeology OR Bachelor's in either of the above AND Master's in Biological Sciences, Forensic Sciences, Genetics or Paleontology OR the equivalent.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in teaching post secondary courses in Biological Anthropology.
  • Experience in teaching post secondary field courses in Archaeology.
  • Earned Doctorate in Biological Anthropology.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to different levels of students' ability and learning styles.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to students from different cultures and ethnic groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques and equipment, including the use of multimedia hardware and software and on-line instructional techniques.
  • Demonstrated leadership in developing curriculum for discipline specific courses and/or programs.
  • Demonstrated leadership, ability and desire to stay current in the field.
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to work with business and industry in order to coordinate the educational program with the needs of the community.
  • Interest in or knowledge of teaching online and other distance education courses.
  • Interest in or knowledge of teaching courses in a large lecture setting.
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