The Anthropology/Sociology Program at Eastern Oregon University invites applications for a 9-month Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology for the 2018-19 academic year. EOU is seeking an energetic generalist with a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Demonstrated teaching skills, active scholarship, and a willingness to work closely with colleagues in both anthropology and sociology are imperative. Outstanding candidates with a specialization in archaeology are especially encouraged to apply. The instructional load for this position includes both on campus and online modes of instruction.
*Appointment begins September 16, 2018 and ends on June 15, 2019
Teaching responsibilities include introductory archaeology, physical anthropology, and four-field anthropology as well as upper division archaeology elective courses that match the successful candidate’s area(s) of expertise. Teach both on campus and online courses.
A PhD in Anthropology from an accredited institution and expertise in anthropology or related disciplines; candidates nearing completion of their doctorate (ABD) will be considered.
Commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level is required.
Must satisfactorily complete background check.
Additional Salary Information: Assistant-professor-rank salary is determined by weighted years of service based upon the faculty union contract.
Internal Number: 20110076FAC
About Eastern Oregon University
Set in an historic small town, nestled at the base of the Blue Mountains and surrounded by fertile farmlands and breathtaking mountain wilderness, Eastern Oregon University is a great place to work. A member of the Oregon University System, Eastern Oregon is committed to students with roots in the intermountain rural West.
A small intimate academic community, Eastern Oregon was ranked number two in the nation by Consumers Digest magazine as "Best Value for Public Colleges and Universities". With only two thousand students on campus, small intimate classes, and 350 faculty and staff who are passionate about undergraduate education and serving our rural region, EOU is a very special place.
The University guides student inquiry through integrated, high-quality liberal arts and professional programs, including: 23 bachelor's degrees and partnership programs offering two bachelor's degrees in nursing and five bachelor's degrees in agriculture; more than 40 different minors; multiple pre-professional programs; and three master's degrees in business, teaching and science in education. Moreover, EOU is recognized as a national leader in distance education, offering extended opportuni...ties for over two thousand additional students at 16 centers throughout the state and beyond.
Working in an environment where ideas are important, where critical thinking and collaboration are valued, can be exciting and rewarding and challenging. At EOU, you'll work with bright, diverse, and dedicated people, all of whom share a deeply personal commitment to advance and sustain a very special learning environment.