Adjunct Lecturer

Arts & Sciences

The Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University invites applications for one part-time, non-tenure track adjunct position in Archaeology for the Fall 2018 semester with possibility for renewal in Spring 2019. PhD in anthropology preferred but ABD will be considered. Teaching experience is required. The successful applicant for the position will teach two general education courses in Fall 2018: Understanding Culture and Mesoamerican Cultures. If renewed for the Spring 2019 semester, the faculty member will teach two introductory archaeology courses (general education) and a laboratory methods course in the candidate’s specialty. Start date is August 2018.

Applicants must provide in one single PDF file: (1) letter of application that includes their teaching and research interests; (2) current CV with names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references; and (3) relevant teaching evaluations. All materials should be sent electronically in a single PDF file to the Department Chair, Dr. Timothy J. Smith, at with “archaeology adjunct hire” in the subject line. Review of all applications will begin May 30th and continue until the position is filled.  We invite all applicants for employment with Appalachian State University to complete our voluntary Affirmative Action data collection survey.  This brief survey can be accessed at

Appalachian State University, located in the southern Appalachian Mountains, is a highly ranked master’s comprehensive university and part of the 16 campus University of North Carolina system. With nearly 18,000 students, Appalachian State strives to maintain its reputation for excellence in teaching, while continuing to enhance its research reputation. The anthropology department has 12 tenure-track faculty and nearly 200 majors. Additional information about this position, the university, and the surrounding area is located at

Appalachian State is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In support of its commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity and equity, ASU strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and members of other underrepresented groups. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free of all forms of discrimination. Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting the Department Chair, Dr. Timothy J. Smith, at Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the university’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.