Northern Arizona University’s Anthropology Department is seeking applications for one or more Lecturer positions in any of Anthropology’s subdisciplines. Each position is a nine-month, non-tenure eligible regular faculty position focused on our undergraduate anthropology major, anthropology minor, and Liberal Studies courses. Each position includes a teaching load of four courses per semester and no research expectations. The candidate’s expertise can focus in any of anthropology’s four sub-disciplines; however, the successful candidate for each position must be able to teach large-enrollment first-year-level courses and additional existing undergraduate anthropology department courses in at least two sub-disciplines of Anthropology. First-year-level courses the candidate may expect to teach include: Humankind Emerging, Exploring Cultures, Lost Tribes and Buried Cities, and Culture in Communication as well as other undergraduate courses appropriate to the needs of the department and the candidate’s areas of expertise.
Northern Arizona University has a student population of 30,368, including approximately 22,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.
Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU carefully b...alances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.
While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research that extend to such national concerns as forest health and bioterrorism. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.
Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.
With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.
The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.