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Anthropology/Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary
(SOC Code : 25-1061)
in California

Teach courses in anthropology or archeology. Include both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of both teaching and research.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Doctor's degree .

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AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
California 20151st QtrN/AN/AN/AN/A

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Number of Employers in State of California
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Employment for Occupation in State of California
Colleges and Universities 2,38651.9%
Junior Colleges 18948.1%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Anthropology, Other
Physical and Biological Anthropology
Social Science Teacher Education

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as research methods, urban anthropology, and language and culture.
Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
Evaluate and grade students` class work, assignments, and papers.
Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and present findings in professional journals, books, electronic media, or at professional conferences.
Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
Supervise students` laboratory or field work.
Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
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.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
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.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
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.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Working Conditions - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

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