Projected Growth: Faster than average
Projected Job Openings
Extensive Preparation Needed
Your job is to Teach courses in anthropology or archeology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Common job titles of Postsecondary Anthropology and Archeology Teachers include:
Experience and Education
Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.
95.75% said they needed a Doctoral Degree.
4.25% said they needed a Master's Degree.
Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as research methods, urban anthropology, and language and culture.
Perform administrative duties, such as serving as department head.
Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
Advise students on academic and vocational curricula, career issues, and laboratory and field research.
Supervise students' laboratory or field work.
Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
Write letters of recommendation for students.
Participate in campus and community events.
Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
Conduct ethnographic field research.
Review manuscripts for publication in books and professional journals.
Write grant proposals to procure external research funding and review others' grant proposals.
Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and present findings in professional journals, books, electronic media, or at professional conferences.
Provide professional consulting services to government or industry.
Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
Select and obtain materials and supplies, such as textbooks and laboratory equipment.
Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
Act as advisers to student organizations.
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Student response systems
Scanning electron microscopes
Reflectorless total stations
Reflected light microscopes
Polarizing light microscope
Overhead data projectors
Multimedia projection equipment
Multi-line telephone systems
MP3 digital voice recorders
Liquid crystal display LCD televisions
Liquid crystal display LCD projectors
Laser facsimile machines
Laboratory drying ovens
Laboratory binocular microscopes
Interactive whiteboard controllers
Handheld data recorders
Global positioning system GPS receivers
Geographic information system GIS workstations
Functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRI scanners
Energy dispersive x ray fluorescence EDXRF spectrometers
Digital video disk DVD players
Digital video cameras
Digital still cameras
Computer laser printers
Computer data input scanners
Computed axial tomography CAT scan equipment
Compact disk CD players
Compact digital cameras
Clay carving tools
Carousel slide projectors
Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
ESRI ArcView 3D Analyst
Geographic information system GIS software
IBM SPSS Statistics
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Adobe Systems Adobe Shockwave Player
Calendar and scheduling software
Collaborative editing software
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ESRI ArcGIS Spatial Analyst
Golden Software Surfer
Image scanning software
Learning management system LMS
Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Oral Expression
Speak clearly so others can understand you.
Auditory and Speech Abilities › Sensory Abilities › Speech Clarity
Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Oral Comprehension
Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Written Comprehension
Communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Written Expression
Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Cognitive Abilities › Idea Generation and Reasoning Abilities › Deductive Reasoning
Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Cognitive Abilities › Idea Generation and Reasoning Abilities › Inductive Reasoning
Generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
Cognitive Abilities › Idea Generation and Reasoning Abilities › Category Flexibility
Sociology and Anthropology
Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
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.
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.
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.
Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.