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. 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 to advise and assist students. Write grant proposals to procure external research funding and review others' grant proposals. Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues. Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks and laboratory equipment. Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities. Review manuscripts for publication in books and professional journals. Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments. Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues. Act as advisers to student organizations. Participate in campus and community events.