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San Francisco State University Biological Anthropology Lecturer

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The Department of Anthropology at San Francisco State University invites applications for part- time Lecturer(s) (non-tenure track) in Biological Anthropology. Minimum degree requirements are a M.A. in Anthropology with preference given to candidates holding a Ph.D. degree. Successful applicants will teach up to three of the following classes in the spring 2013 term (classes begin January 24 and exam period finishes May 24).


Anth 100: Introduction to Biological Anthropology. Human beings in relation to the animal kingdom and primates; geological time and human evolution; genetics and human variation. 3 units

Anth 302: Foundations of Human Variation. Examines the nature and extent of heritable differences among human populations from an evolutionary perspective.  The role of genetics and environment in the formation of theses differences is considered, as well as the social and biological concept of race. 3 units. 

Anth 531/731: Fossil Humans Practicum. The fossil evidence for human evolution. Comparative primate anatomy and function; skeletal morphology of hominid fossils. Ecological and geological settings. Trends and processes in human evolution. 4 units.

All Lecturer positions are temporary and do not confer academic rank. Salary is competitive and commensurate with professional experience and qualifications.

Application: Applicants are required to send a current Curriculum Vitae (including details of current and previous teaching experience: date of teaching, institution, class-size, the syllabus used), and the names, addresses, phone-numbers and emails of two referees who are in a position to comment the applicant’s current or previous teaching. Materials should be sent by mail or email to Dr. Cynthia Wilczak, Department of Anthropology, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132. E-mail: cwilczak@sfsu.edu Applications will be accepted up to the beginning of spring term or until the posts are filled.

San Francisco State University
Located in one of the world's most vibrant cities, San Francisco State (www.sfsu.edu) is a center of cultural innovation, civic engagement and scholarly inquiry. The campus leads the CSU in the number of international students enrolled, as well as the number of students participating in study abroad programs. San Francisco State attracts world-class faculty dedicated to the pursuit of excellent teaching, the development of students' potential, and the advancement of discovery, understanding and expression. Faculty and staff have developed exemplary programs in the biosciences, film, broadcast, creative writing and journalism, along with excellence in business, teacher education, physical therapy, multimedia studies, and unique offerings in such areas as human sexuality and Jewish studies.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.

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