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FOX Anthropology Lecturers Wanted

Position Overview

The University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley (Menasha, WI) is searching for Anthropology lecturers to teach the courses listed below in the fall and/or spring. That is, specific teaching assignments will be dependent on qualifications and interest, with the possibility of an academic year appointment. Some courses are taught face-to-face while others will be delivered via distance education modes. In general, lecturers prepare course syllabi, teach course/s, and hold office hours for students. Additional course information can be found at www.uwfox.uwc.edu/timetables/

Fall 2014:

ANT 100 General Anthropology (3 credit lecture) Tue/Thu 10:50AM - 12:05PM

ANT 102 Archaeology and the Prehistoric World (3 credit lecture)
Tue/Thu 2:25PM - 3:40PM

ANT 105 Introduction to Physical Anthropology (3 credit lecture)
Tue/Thu 1:00PM - 2:15PM

ANT 105 Introduction to Physical Anthropology (1 credit lab) Thu 3:50PM - 5:05PM

Spring 2015:

AIS/ANT 314 Indians of North America (3 credit distance ed course)
Tue/Thu 2:00PM - 3:15PM

ANT 303 Human Skeleton (3 credit lecture) Tue/Thu 9:25AM - 10:40AM


Master's degree in anthropology or related field is required; Ph.D. preferred.


Base salary is determined by Rank (Associate Lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer) and by overall level of appointment in the UW Colleges. Rank is determined by degree attained and university teaching experience and is determined at the time of hire in consultation with the department chair. The per-credit rate for lab courses such as ANT 105-41 will be slightly higher due to more in-class time per week.

Per Credit Rate (appt <10.5 cr)

Per Credit Rate (appt >=10.5 cr)

Associate Lecturer
Senior Lecturer


Lecturers are unclassified instructional academic staff. Academic staff appointees meeting requirements for participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System are eligible for sick leave benefits as described in the UW System Unclassified Personnel Guidelines #10. Additional information regarding benefits can be found at www.uwex.uwc.edu/hr/benefits as well as by individual consultation and group presentation with a benefits specialist upon hire.

Dates of Employment

The fall semester contract dates are 8/25/2014 to 1/8/2015.
Dates of an academic year appointment would be 8/25/2014 to 5/24/2015.

Organization Information

UWFox is one of 13 University of Wisconsin Colleges campuses. The UW Colleges is the freshman-sophomore liberal arts transfer institution of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System. The UW Colleges comprises thirteen two-year campuses around the state, plus UWC Online, each of which offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor's degree. The UW Colleges also offers a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at six of its campuses. Additional information about UWFox can be found at www.uwfox.uwc.edu. Information regarding the Fox Cities community can be found at www.focol.org.

Special Notes

UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion. We define Inclusive Excellence as 'the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success.' We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the following: 1) the establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, and 2) a background check.

It is the policy of the UW Colleges to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact the Dean's Office whose whose contact information is listed at the bottom of this announcement.

To Ensure Consideration

For assured Consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, July 25.

To Apply:

Electronic submissions should be sent to Ann Herda-Rapp, UW Colleges Anthropology-Sociology Department Chair, ann.herda-rapp@uwc.edu, with a copy to campus recruitment coordinator juli.mcguire@uwc.edu.

Applications must include; a letter of application that addresses how your education and experience meet the required qualifications for the position, name and contact information (e-mail address, phone number, name of organization, and mailing address) of at least three position-related references, copies of transcripts or unofficial transcripts, and current resume/curriculum vitae.

Please use e-mail subject line UWFOX ANTHROPOLOGY LECTURER when applying for this position. Materials attached in a .PDF or .DOC attachment under 10 MB appreciated.

If requested, confidentiality of an application can be maintained until an applicant is deemed a finalist in the search as defined by Wisconsin Statues Section 19.36(7)(a).

UW-Fox Valley is an AA/EO employer and encourages women, members of minority groups, and veterans to apply.

Contact Information: Juli McGuire, Dean's Office, UW-Fox Valley, 1478 Midway Road, Menasha, WI 54952. Tel: 920.832-2610. E-mail: juli.mcguire@uwc.edu.