Adjunct Instructor of Anthropology, Academic Year 2023-2024 (POOL POSTING)
Location: Athens, Ohio
Internal Number: 46345
Ohio University Regional Campuses are seeking part-time instructors to teach online courses at the undergraduate level in anthropology. The exact number of Instructors needed is undetermined at this time as it is primarily dependent upon enrollments and changing programmatic needs. When a need arises, the department will select qualified candidates from this pool.
Positions will include teaching from 3 credit hours to up to 11 credit hours per term. Expectation is in person/face-to-face, hybrid or via technology.
Specific course need is ANTH 2010 Introduction to Biological Anthropology.
This course covers topics on human evolution and modern human diversity, focusing on humanity's biological roots and modern appearance. To understand the present human physical and social condition, we must understand our evolutionary past. This course reconstructs this past utilizing data from the primate fossil record as well as comparative evidence from modern monkeys and apes. This is a science course based on evolutionary biology. At the end of the course, students will better understand where humans fit into the animal kingdom, as well as how those characteristics that make humans unique may have evolved. The course addresses: the place of humans within the mammalian evolutionary lineage; evolutionary theory; human population genetics; behavior of monkey and apes; and human evolution and modern human diversity.
Please include the campus or campuses of choice in the cover letter: Chillicothe, Eastern (St. Clairsville) Lancaster, Southern (Ironton) and Zanesville.
This is a part-time position eligible for sick leave and retirement benefits.
Ph.D. (or ABD with Ph.D. dissertation research completed) and an established record of teaching effectiveness.
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