Lecturer Job Search

Published: October 19th, 2018

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University of Florida Department of Anthropology, Lecturer in Cultural Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Science,
invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, renewable, non-tenure accruing position at the
rank of Lecturer, beginning August 16, 2019, in Cultural Anthropology. Applicants must have a
Ph.D. in Anthropology at the time of appointment. The salary is competitive and commensurate
with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

The teaching assignment is 3 courses per semester, including
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
(ANT 2410) and two additional undergraduate courses in the candidate’s field of expertise. We
are particularly interested in candidates who can also teach
Language and Culture (ANT 3620).
Experience in online course development and teaching is desirable.

Lecturers are highly valued by the department and the university. Lecturers have professional
development opportunities, including a well-defined promotion structure, a professional
development leave program, and access to travel funds for conference presentations. Although
the primary duties for this position are instructional, continued research and involvement in
service at the department, college, and university levels is also expected.
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida has 30 faculty, 125 graduates
students and 325 undergraduate majors. We are an interdisciplinary unit within a large research
intensive university of over 52,000 students. More information on the Department can be found

Applications are due November 15, 2018 and must be submitted online at
apply.interfolio.com/56482: (1) a cover letter summarizing the applicantʹs qualifications, interests,
and suitability for the position, (2) a teaching portfolio with a discussion of new online or
classroom courses that you might develop, (3) a complete curriculum vitae, and (4) A list of at
least three references. After initial review, applicants who are chosen to receive further
consideration will be asked to request confidential letters of recommendation from the references.
The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department
upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is
visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require
evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association
of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations,
genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment,
hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits,
and training. The Department particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse
and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional

service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events,
restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities. Searches are
conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is
needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800)
955-8771 (TDD).


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