POSITION: Western State College of Colorado invites applicants for a one-year, temporary teaching position in anthropology. Teaching responsibilities include a course in introductory anthropology and additional courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Responsibilities include assessment, supervision of undergraduate research, and other duties as assigned.
The program in anthropology has approximately 30 majors and three full-time faculty. For more information about the anthropology program, please visit our website at http://www.western.edu/academics/anthropology/
SALARY/BENEFITS: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, $36,000 - $37,000. Benefits include an employee/employer shared contribution retirement plan and life and health insurance.
START DATE: August 2011
QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree required, Ph.D. preferred. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to undergraduate education and demonstrate a potential for excellence in teaching.
APPLICATION: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and evidence of teaching excellence and have three letters of references sent to:
Chair, Anthropology Search Committee
Department of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Hurst Hall 128
Western State College of Colorado
Gunnison, Colorado 81231
Please direct questions to Lynn Sikkink at email@example.com or (970)943-2062.
Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during screening. Official transcripts are required prior to employment. Screening of applications will begin April 4, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.
Western is a residential, four-year public undergraduate college with an enrollment of 2,400 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized undergraduate education with the liberal arts as its core. They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides professional flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. Students are encouraged to participate in their educations in the classroom and in the field. The college is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides significant year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Employees have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit http://www.western.edu to learn more about Western.
Western State College of Colorado is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.