Topic ID #34555 - posted 1/22/2015 1:58 AM

Adjunct Faculty, Anthropology - University of Maryland



Jennifer Palmer

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Job Location: Ft Meade, MD
Job Category: Anthropology / Archaeology
Posted: January 21, 2015
Diversity Profile
Adjunct Faculty
Anthropology – Forensic Investigations
Undergraduate School
Location: Ft Meade, MD
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks an adjunct faculty to teach Anthropology (Forensic Investigations). UMUC is one of 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM). Working adults, military personnel, and other students around the globe are achieving their academic goals through UMUC's innovative educational options, including online instruction, accelerated academic programs, and classroom-based courses taught during the daytime, evenings, and weekends. Currently, more than 42,000 students attend UMUC nationally, and an additional 33,852 students attend UMUC at on site classes in more than 25 countries throughout the world; about 56,000 students are active duty military, veterans, and their families. In 2013, UMUC had over 261,000 online course enrollments.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
•    Demonstrate an ability to utilize online instructional technology tools when engaging students throughout the course learning environments
•    Develop, plan, implement, and guide assignments, online or in-class discussions, and learning activities for assigned courses
•    Demonstrate an ability to effectively convey course concepts in written and oral communications
•    Demonstrate adaptability to facilitate courses with adult learners from diverse backgrounds
CONTENT KNOWLEDGE:
ANTH 351 - Anthropology in Forensic Investigations: An introduction to the application of forensic anthropology, designed to provide a basic understanding of the analysis of human skeletal remains and how forensic anthropologists work as part of the forensic team. The aim is to understand how anthropologists apply scientific principles and processes to the collection and analysis of evidence and how they communicate their conclusions. Topics include the scope of anthropology within the context of forensic investigations, human skeletal biology, research methods, scientific reporting, crime scene protocols, and the application of professional standards and ethics. Specific examples of forensic anthropology cases are reviewed.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•    Master’s degree within Anthropology, Biology or similar is required from an accredited institution of higher learning.
•    Professional experience with anthropology or Biology, or related field
•    Higher Education teaching experience preferred
• Minimum technology requirements to teach at UMUC can be found and reviewed at http://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/facultyrecruit/ under Faculty Resources
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•    A terminal degree (i.e. PhD, JD, DBA etc.) is preferred from an accredited institution of higher learning.
•    Experience teaching adult learners in an online environment is also preferred.
POSITION AVAILABLE & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED
SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

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