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Part-Time Anthropology Instructor (Pool)

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3401 CSM Drive
San Mateo, CA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Paid

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General Statement: The District maintains a "pool" of applications for adjunct faculty positions which are needed on an ongoing basis.   Duties and Responsibilities: Ability to teach any of the following courses in the Anthropology Department that can include Introduction to Archaeology, Introduction to Physical Anthropology, Physical Anthropology Laboratory, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Ethnographic Film, Archaeology Field Experience, Travel Study in Anthropology, and/or Anthropology Cooperative Education/Work experience; consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours; maintain expertise in current teaching and discipline technologies; perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreement, and general institutional needs. The College offers day and evening classes.   Requirements: 1.Master's degree in Anthropology or Archaeology OR Bachelor's degree in either of the above AND Master's degree in Sociology, Biological Sciences, Forensic Sciences, Genetics, or Paleontology OR the Equivalent.
2.Ability to communicate effectively with persons of diverse cultures and language groups, and people who have disabilities. Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with disabilities, in both day and evening settings.

For persons applying for this position based on equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application form, choosing one or more of the following:
1.Degree Equivalence: Possession of a degree(s) with similar content to those listed in the job announcement. Transcript required.
2.Academic Background Equivalence: Meet all of the Requirements in an allied field, and twenty-four (24) semester units of both upper division and graduate work in the academic field specified in the job announcement. Transcripts required.
3.Professional Achievement Equivalence: Outstanding professional achievement or substantial training in the field specified in the job announcement. Preparation, experience and ability must be equivalent to those expected from a candidate who meets the Requirements.   Desirable Skills and Abilities: The screening committee will select for interview candidates from among those applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, give evidence of any or all of the following:

1.Recent successful experience in teaching a variety of Anthropology courses at the college-level.
2.Understanding and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college
3.Acceptance of the division's commitment to established academic standards
4.Commitment to using writing as an evaluative assessment
5.Knowledge of the use of technology in teaching
6.Ability to use and develop teaching methods that emphasize cooperation and collaboration, and engage students actively in learning, encouraging them to become independent, creative learners with higher-order thinking skills
7.Ability to organize and explain materials in ways appropriate to students with different abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experiences
8.Ability to develop instructional learning outcomes and to develop methods for assessing student's achievement of these outcomes
9.Ability to organize and teach both theoretical and practical applications of the subject-matter in ways appropriate to students abilities
10.Commitment to the SMCCCD goal of integrating writing skills across the curriculum   EEO Statement: The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.   Benefits: Academic employees participate in the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS), a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California or they may choose to participate in the STRS Cash Balance program or Social Security.   Required Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
College Transcripts   Special Instructions to Applicants: The cover letter should address applicant qualifications as they directly related to the Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. The letter should include the applicant's areas of teaching expertise (i.e. American Politics, California State and Local Government, International Relations, etc.).

Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts may be submitted with the application; official copies will be required at the time of the interview.  

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