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Adjunct Faculty- Anthropology

Company: William Paterson University
Location: Wayne
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:


Adjunct Faculty Anthropology


Anthropology - DO NOT USE


William Paterson University invites applications for the position of Adjunct Professor within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology. Applicants will be contacted if and when there is an immediate need or on an exploratory basis.

We have an immediate opening for the sprint 2020 semester in the course ANTH 1300 Origins & Diversity of Humankind. This is an introductory level course that takes an integrated bio cultural approach to the "four separate fields". The course meets Tuesdays & Thursdays from 11am-12:15pm. 3 credits compensated at $1,505/credit to equal $4,515 for the semester.

Department Overview:

The Department of Anthropology at William Paterson University is committed to actively engaging students with questions about the bio cultural nature of humans and the contexts that shape and transform human behavior and practices. The department is dedicated to cultivating the necessary knowledge and skills that allow students to participate in current debates within the public sphere and critically engage in creating a more just world. For more information about the department, please visit https://wpunj.edu/anthropology

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Using the course outline and sample syllabus as a guide, develop course content and methods of student assessment
  • Contribute to student success by providing consistent and effective support and guidance


Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Master's or PhD in Anthropology or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One or more semesters teaching in higher education

Personal Attributes and Traits:

  • Thrives in a collegial, cooperative environment
  • Dedicated to excellence and achieving positive outcomes
  • Ability to interact with others in a positive manner
  • Capacity to fulfill professional responsibilities with a strong sense of moral duty and obligation to the work at hand

Interested candidates should:

  • Complete an online application
  • Submit a curriculum vitae/resume and cover letter

Application review is ongoing. Applicants will be contacted if and when there is an immediate need or on an exploratory basis.

General questions related to this application process should be directed to talent@wpunj.edu

About William Paterson:

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. William Paterson University is also proud to be designated as a NASA MSI (Minority Serving Institution). The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre- professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Keywords: William Paterson University, Wayne , Adjunct Faculty- Anthropology, Other , Wayne, New Jersey

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