Topic ID #34903 - posted 2/12/2015 1:33 AM

Assistant Professor - Sacramento City College

Jennifer Palmer

Position Information
Job Posting Title:    Anthropology Assistant Professor  
The Institution:    Founded in 1916, Sacramento City College (SCC) is a multi-campus urban college that consists of a 70-acre main campus across from William Land Park located in the heart of the Sacramento metropolitan area. The college also maintains two educational centers, one in Davis on the campus of the University of California, Davis, and one in West Sacramento located adjacent to the public library, community center, and civic center. The college is a vibrant teaching and learning center with approximately 23,000 day and evening students and is now recognized as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). 
SCC is a place of rich tradition and history, with a contemporary vitality and diversity that provides technologically updated classrooms and offers a variety of class schedules to meet student needs. SCC awards Associate in Arts or Science degrees as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer, which guarantee transfer into the California State University system. The college offers Career Technical Education certificates and degrees, transfer credit for students who desire to continue their education at a four-year college or university, and instruction in basic skills such English, English as second language, and mathematics. 
Faculty and staff at SCC value a humanistic approach to learning, teaching, and collaborating in a diverse community. As one of four colleges within the Los Rios Community College District, Sacramento City College embraces change, values diversity, focuses on creativity and personal enrichment, and is committed to an interest-based approach to solving problems and addressing issues.  
Position Summary:    General Responsibilities: 
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty as outlined in the college faculty handbook.  
Additional Position Summary:     
Responsibilities:    The faculty member will be primarily responsible for a full-time assignment which will include Physical Anthropology and Physical Anthropology Laboratory. The assignment may also include, but is not limited to: 
● Cultural Anthropology 
● Linguistics 
● Archaeology 
● Osteology 
● Primatology 
● Genetics 
● Paleoanthropology 
● Forensic Anthropology 
Teaching assignment may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid, weekend, and/or off campus classes.  
Additional Responsibilities:     
Special Requirements:     
Minimum Qualifications:    1. Have a master's degree from an accredited institution, completed by August 20, 2015, in Anthropology or Archaeology; OR, have a bachelor's degree in either of the above AND a master's degree in Sociology, Biological Sciences, Forensic Sciences, Genetics or Paleontology; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor's Credential in the discipline area; OR, the equivalent.* 
2. Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles. 
* Note: Applicants applying under the "equivalent" provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation is equivalent of the degree listed above.  
Application Instructions:    To receive full consideration applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District faculty position are required to submit: 
1. Los Rios Community College District Faculty Application 
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work ** (graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts). NOTE: Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts. 
3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae 
4. Two letters of recommendation 
5. Letter of Interest 
6. Complete all supplemental application questions 
**Note: Applications submitted without transcripts will be disqualified. Also individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States. 
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.  
Other/Desired Skills:     
Posting Date:    02-10-2015  
Closing Date:    03-27-2015

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