Anthropology/Sociology Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty

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Work type: Full time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Faculty
Salary: Per FT Faculty Contract
Division: Provost
Department: Business/Social Science

Schedule Information

Per course schedule; maintains a minimum of 15 contact hours of teaching and 10 office hours per week for student consultation; evening and weekend instruction may be required.  Serves on college committees; participates in departmental and division initiatives.

Weeks per fiscal year

Faculty are covered under a 9-month contract period (August thru May)


Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick and Holiday pay; Personal Business;
Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense

Position Description and Duties

Harper College seeks an exceptional instructor of anthropology and sociology for a full-time tenure-track position.

Anthropology and sociology operate as one department at Harper College, and we are seeking candidates with a background in both areas. A successful candidate will serve primarily as an instructor in anthropology and report to the Dean of Business and Social Sciences. Full time faculty are expected to teach 15 contact hours per semester, serve on department/division/institutional committees, hold 10 office hours per week, and pursue professional development opportunities related to anthropology and/or sociology.

We are looking for candidates who are committed to student success and have experience delivering instruction in various modalities. A successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in the classroom as well as an understanding of theoretical concepts within the disciplines.

Educational Requirements

Minimum of a Masters degree in Anthropology and graduate level coursework in Sociology.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 15 hours “field work” in the field. CV should include relevant field work experience.
  • Master's degree in Anthropology and Sociology 
Experience Requirements

Minimum of one year of college level teaching experience.*

*Neither Teaching Assistant (TA) nor online-only teaching experience would be considered equivalent to college teaching.

Application Review Date

Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given
to applications received on or before: January  24, 2020.

Special Notes

*You will not be able to complete the application without attaching the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume (Does not substitute for completed application)
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from Regionally accredited institutions
  • A one page single-spaced statement of your teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy, please include how you approach classroom management, how you assess students, and how you use instructional technology.

* Official transcripts required upon hire
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.

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