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How to Apply

In addition to applying through the UM eRecruit website, please submit an application letter explaining your qualifications, teaching philosophy, a current CV, evidence of teaching excellence, and two letters of recommendation by July 28, 2017 to: Applicants will be selected based upon demonstrated subject matter expertise, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and departmental needs.

Job Summary

University of Michigan, Department of Anthropology invites applicants for one year (two-terms)  LEO Lecturer I position for the Fall 2017 (Sept 1 – Dec 31) & Winter 2018 (Jan 1 – April 30) at 33% effort. This position is contingent on sufficient enrollment.


Duties and responsibilities for this Lecturer I position are expected to include teaching the Anthropology Senior Honors Seminar.  The course topics include learning and experimenting with research methods and academic research writing.

In addition, Lecturers are expected to hold office hours and handle routine matters related to instruction.

Required Qualifications*

Ph.D degree in a related field by the position start date, expected to be 9/1/2017.

Desired Qualifications*

A PhD in Anthropology is preferred.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.