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    Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

    Teach courses in anthropology or archeology.

    Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge, and publish findings in professional journals, books, and/or electronic media. Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences. Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate and/or graduate students on topics such as research methods, urban anthropology, and language and culture. Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. Write grant proposals to procure external research funding. Supervise undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, internship, and research work. Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts. Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others. Supervise students' laboratory or field work. Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction. Advise students on academic and vocational curricula, career issues, and laboratory and field research. Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records. Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students. Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues. Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments. Perform administrative duties such as serving as department head. Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks and laboratory equipment. Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues. Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities. Participate in campus and community events. Provide professional consulting services to government and/or industry. Act as advisers to student organizations.

    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. Computers and Electronics -- Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. 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. Psychology -- 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. 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.

    Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something. Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively. 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. Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things. Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

    Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Inductive Reasoning -- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). Written Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Category Flexibility -- The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

    Training and Teaching Others -- Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. Thinking Creatively -- Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge -- Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. Analyzing Data or Information -- Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts. Processing Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information. 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. Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.