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Adjunct Faculty - CAS Department of Anthropology (Open Continuous)

American University
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 1, 2024

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College of Arts & Sciences

Time Type:

Part time

Job Description:

This is an open continuous vacancy announcement that will be used to fill adjunct vacancies as they occur. Until you hear from a representative of the Department of Anthropology or the Office of HR Faculty, please continue to also apply directly to other positions posted on AU's website.

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a number of adjunct faculty positions for upcoming Academic Years. Rank will depend on an applicant’s highest degree earned in Anthropology or a closely related field. The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The Department of Anthropology offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Department is organized under the College of Arts and Sciences, which is where scholarship in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences is pursued. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at and the Department of Anthropology at .

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences has the following adjunct salary ranges:

Candidates Without a Terminal Degree In Course Subject Area

1-2 Credit Course: $2,865

3-4 Credit Course: $4,725

5-6 Credit Course: $4,938

Candidates With a Terminal Degree In Course Subject Area

1-2 Credit Course: $3,414

3-4 Credit Course: $5,400

5-6 Credit Course: $5,548


AU offers a competitive benefits package including a 200% matching retirement plan, tuition benefits for full-time staff and their families, several leadership development certificates, and has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a fit-friendly worksite. Click here to learn about American University's unique benefit options .

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  • Please note this job announcement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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