Postsecondary Anthropology and Archeology Teachers

Recruiter.com helps professionals in postsecondary anthropology or archeology teacher careers find better opportunities across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our talent cluster and get scouted today!

Also known as:
Cultural Anthropology Professor, Ethnoarchaeology Professor, Near East Archeology Professor, Paleology Professor, Sociocultural Anthropology Professor

SNAPSHOT
Teach courses in anthropology or archeology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Leadership
HIGH
Critical decision making
HIGH
Level of responsibilities
LOW
Job challenge and pressure to meet deadlines
HIGH
Dealing and handling conflict
LOW
Competition for this position
HIGH
Communication with others
HIGH
Work closely with team members, clients etc.
HIGH
Comfort of the work setting
HIGH
Exposure to extreme environmental conditions
LOW
Exposure to job hazards
LOW
Physical demands
LOW
Daily tasks

Write grant proposals to procure external research funding and review others' grant proposals.

Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.

Perform administrative duties, such as serving as department head.

Review manuscripts for publication in books and professional journals.

Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.

Supervise students' laboratory or field work.

Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and present findings in professional journals, books, electronic media, or at professional conferences.

Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.

Select and obtain materials and supplies, such as textbooks and laboratory equipment.

Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.

Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.

MAIN ACTIVITIES
Training and Teaching Others Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
Documenting/Recording Information Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
Interacting With Computers Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
Coaching and Developing Others Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Processing Information Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
Getting Information Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE
Sociology and Anthropology Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
History and Archeology Knowledge of historical events and their causes, indicators, and effects on civilizations and cultures.
Education and Training Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Geography Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.
Foreign Language Knowledge of the structure and content of a foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.
Philosophy and Theology Knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions. This includes their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and their impact on human culture.
Communications and Media Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
TOP SKILLS
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Learning Strategies Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Instructing Teaching others how to do something.
Writing Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.