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Jobs for 2022[]


Amherst College: Asst, Assoc Prof in Race, Health & Environment[]

https://apply.interfolio.com/92826 The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Amherst College invites applications for two full-time appointments specializing in the anthropology or sociology of race, health, and the environment, beginning on July 1, 2022.  One of the positions will be a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor.  The other will be a tenured appointment at the rank of associate or professor. Topical areas of specialization might include, but are not limited to the following: health and environmental justice; racialized geographies of pollution and health; indigenous approaches to sovereignty, health, and environmental protection; immigration, health, and the environment; race, colonialism, and medical and/or environmental science; imperialism and/or militarism, race, health, and the environment; and institutions (e.g., prisons), health, and environmental justice. We are also interested in candidates whose research draws on innovative methodologies and theoretical perspectives, ones that can speak across the humanities, interpretive social sciences, and the life and environmental sciences. Geographic area of focus is open.   Within the last decade, Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst’s students are Pell Grant recipients; 43 percent identify as domestic students of color; and 10 percent are international students. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse in regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Each position may be either fully in the Department of Anthropology or Sociology, or joint between the Department of Anthropology and Sociology and another department that complements the applicant’s specialization (e.g., the Department of Environmental Studies, the Department of Black Studies, the Department of American Studies, or the Department of Sexuality, Women’s and Gender Studies). The teaching load is two courses per semester, and the successful candidate will be expected to advise honors theses. Any appointment with tenure will be contingent upon a positive tenure review.   

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in anthropology or sociology or a related field in hand by the start of the appointment.  Candidates are asked to apply electronically to https://apply.interfolio.com/92826.  Please include in the application a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample (fifteen to thirty pages), teaching statement, and an item that gives us a sense of you as a teacher (e.g., syllabus, assignment, etc.), as well as the names and contact information for three references. (Candidates need not upload letters at this time and that their submission will be complete even if it says “pending letters.”) Applications will be reviewed beginning on October 11, 2021, and continue until the positions are filled. Questions may be directed to Professor Chris Dole, at [[1]].

Boston College: Assistant Professor, Anthropology of Formative Education (and its Sociocultural Foundations)[]

The Lynch School of Education and Human Development at Boston College announces a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek a colleague whose scholarship emphasizes a broad vision of education and human development that encompasses the transformation of the whole person in social context – including ethical, emotional, intellectual, physical, spiritual and/or interpersonal dimensions. The position is in anthropology, understood as one of the foundational humanistic disciplines of educational thought. The candidate could be appointed to any of the departments in the Lynch School, depending on specific areas of expertise. The successful applicant will have an active research program that is related to the holistic dimensions of education and human development, grounded in the discipline of anthropology, engages with contemporary educational and social theory, and is oriented to traditions of humanistic educational thought.

Priority will be given to applicants who have an established program of scholarship, who have an interest in and ability to communicate their work to broader publics as well as among scholarly peers, and whose work will contribute to innovation across the Lynch School.

What unifies our work is the aspiration to enhance the human condition, to expand the human imagination, and to make the world more just.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have disciplinary grounding in anthropology. Additional expertise in history, philosophy, and/or ethics would be an advantage. Expertise in qualitative research methods, especially ethnography, is highly desirable. Research experience working in a language other than English, outside the U.S. or in transnational contexts, is also desirable.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three samples of scholarly writing, evidence of successful teaching, and three letters of reference by uploading to: http://apply.interfolio.com/93520. For further information contact the search chair, Dr. Christopher Higgins [christopher.higgins@bc.edu].

Review of applications will begin November 10, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate University: Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology[]

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Colgate University welcomes applications for a tenure-stream position in Anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in fall 2022. We seek an anthropologist with an active and innovative research agenda in medical anthropology who will expand the topical and regional strengths of the department. The research focus is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarship addresses racism and/or other forms of inequality.

Colgate Anthropology sustains an undergraduate curriculum in cultural anthropology and archaeology. We welcome candidates who will teach our introductory course (Culture, Diversity and Inequality) and Medical Anthropology, and will develop course offerings in their topics of expertise. The successful candidate will also be expected to join the Colgate faculty in contributing to the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

We invite applicants to submit a cover letter (1-2 pages), a CV, an article-length writing sample (not exceeding 12,000 words), and the names and email addresses of three references willing to write letters on your behalf. As Colgate strives to support diverse communities, the cover letter should describe your ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities, backgrounds and perspectives. Applications must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19356. Our review of applications will begin October 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Completion of Ph.D. in Anthropology is required prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire. Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.

Georgetown University: Assistant Professor of African Anthropology[]

The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) at Georgetown University seeks to hire a sociocultural anthropologist who specializes in one or more countries or regions of Africa. The primary program affiliation for this position will be with the African Studies Program of the SFS. The position will be full-time tenure-line at the assistant professor level. Applications are invited from early-career anthropologists, as well as those who expect to complete their Ph.D. by the time of appointment. We are looking for a scholar with strong potential for achievement in scholarship, undergraduate teaching, and intellectual leadership.

The teaching load is two courses per semester, and the successful candidate will teach the undergraduate course in sociocultural anthropology which is required for the African Studies Program students, as well as other anthropology undergraduate electives focused on the candidate’s areas of interest. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach anthropology to an interdisciplinary group of students with a principal interest in the politics of the region. African Studies is an interdisciplinary Program focused primarily on the cultural, political, and economic aspects of the study of the countries of sub-Saharan Africa. As an interdisciplinary program, we are open to multi-sited research. Our program has growing student interest across the university.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a representative writing sample, and if possible, evidence of teaching record (syllabi, course evaluations, etc.). SFS is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should also submit a one-page diversity statement that discusses how they would contribute to inclusive excellence in the areas of research, teaching, and service in the SFS and reflects on their teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.

We may ask for letters of recommendation upon request. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted through the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/94110. Faxed, emailed, or mailed applications will not be accepted. Questions about the online application system should be directed to Sarah Krauss, Director of Faculty Affairs, at srk50@georgetown.edu. Questions about the position should be directed to Carol A. Benedict, SFS Faculty Chair, at benedicc@georgetown.edu.

Missouri State University: Sociology/Anthropology Department Head[]

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, an academic unit within the College of Humanities and Public Affairs at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO, is accepting applications for Department Head, who will sustain and enhance the department’s established programs in Sociology and Anthropology.  The starting date for this position will be July 1, 2022.

The department offers both BA and BS degrees in Sociology, with an emphasis on Public Sociology. It also offers BA and BS degrees in Anthropology. It currently has about 125 Anthropology majors and minors, and 185 Sociology majors and minors. There are seven faculty members in sociology, and seven in anthropology. The departmental programs are committed to encouraging engaged and hands-on experiences, such as service learning, study away, field schools, internships, and directed research projects. Faculty members and students in the department collaborate with the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR), a university affiliated research institute that conducts archaeological field work and other cultural resource management projects on a contractual basis.

Minimal requirements for the position are: A PhD in Sociology, Anthropology, or closely related discipline; successful administrative experience in a baccalaureate-granting institution; and a record of teaching, research, and service that meets or exceeds criteria for tenure and the rank of full professor in the department. The field of specialization is open, but applicants should be supportive of Public Sociology and Applied Anthropology.

The Head will support the Sociology and Anthropology Department in its promotion of diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Administrative duties include, but are not limited to: overseeing faculty recruitment, development, and evaluation; program and curriculum development; student advising; budgeting; class scheduling; and general supervision of teaching, research, and service activities of the unit. The typical teaching load for the Head is one course per semester. The successful candidate must be committed to working with diverse student, faculty, and community populations and must share the department’s commitment to community engagement and the public affairs mission of the university.

Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive multi-campus university system with a statewide mission in public affairs (https://publicaffairs.missouristate.edu/). It has an enrollment of over 24,000 students and offers more than 150 undergraduate academic programs and 48 graduate programs. It is located in Springfield, MO, with a metropolitan population in excess of 350,000, in the heart of the beautiful Ozarks region. Springfield is the third largest, and fastest growing city in the state and is a major center for health care, tourism, shopping, higher education, outdoor recreation, cultural arts, and entertainment (see https://www.liveinspringfieldmo.com/ and https://www.springfieldmo.org/).

Apply online at https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/55710 and attach: a letter of application; a statement of administrative philosophy; a statement of commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice in higher education; a current vita; copies of all graduate transcripts; and contact information for 5 professional references. Screening of applicants will begin on October 4, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

New York University: Assistant Professor in Anthropology of Media & Culture[]

The Department of Anthropology invites applications from an outstanding anthropologist for a tenure-track position in Culture and Media. Candidates will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, joining faculty in our well-known Certificate Program in Culture and Media, a joint program of Anthropology, Cinema Studies, and the NYU Film School, now in its thirtieth year. The position is to begin September 1, 2022 pending budgetary and administrative approval.


The Department seeks candidates with training in sociocultural and visual anthropology; anthropological research on some dimension of visual or other media compatible with our focus on the ethnography of media; knowledge of the history and theory of ethnographic film including contemporary debates; and a track record in ethnographic documentary production sufficient to teach and supervise students in using non-linear facilities. We especially welcome candidates who bring a record of work that promotes equity and inclusion in their research, teaching, and service.

Deadline for applications is October 1, 2021. Please apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/92890 with a cover letter, CV listing contact information for three confidential references, a research and teaching statement, and a statement on diversity and inclusion.  As diversity and inclusion are central to both the NYU and departmental mission, for the latter statement we ask you to provide a brief paragraph telling us how diversity and inclusion figure in to your past and present teaching, research, community engagement, and/or life experience, as well as how you would bring issues of diversity and inclusion to bear on the teaching and programming of NYU Anthropology. Information about diversity and inclusion statements may be found at http://as.nyu.edu/departments/facultydiversity/recruitment/diversity-statements.html.

Ohio State University: Asst Prof of Medical or Human Biology[]

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level commencing autumn 2022. We seek a scholar who specializes in the ways social injustices impact human health, which may include disease exposure, illness experience, and quality of/access to care. Possible research foci include, but are not limited to, health disparities across the life course; social epigenetics; the intersection of environmental health, environmental racism, and environmental justice; syndemics/ecosyndemics; critical food studies/food justice; indigenous and vernacular healing practices; radical care; disability studies; legacies of racialized health; medical racism. Geographic region is open. The successful candidate will complement current faculty strengths in medical anthropology and human biology and contribute to research and scholarship through high quality publications and the mentoring of graduate students. In the area of teaching, we seek a colleague prepared to play an active role in developing our rapidly growing undergraduate program in medical anthropology by expanding course offerings, teaching introductory courses, and mentoring undergraduate researchers.  

The successful candidate will join a collaborative faculty and college and have opportunities to build connections with strong centers and institutes across the university, including the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, the Institute for Population Research, the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation (InFACT), and OSU’s Title VI centers.  

Qualifications:  

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in anthropology or a related discipline by the start of employment, August 15, 2022, and demonstrate research productivity and commitment to teaching.  

Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.  

About Columbus:  

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the Midwest’s fastest-growing city and the nation’s 14th largest city. Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at https://visit.osu.edu/experience.  

Application Instructions:  

Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19025. A complete application consists of 1) a cover letter that describes the following: research interests, teaching philosophy, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching and/or engagement, as well as 2) a CV, and 3) names and contact information for three references. Applications will be accepted through September 24, 2021. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Barbara Piperata at piperata.1@osu.edu.  

Princeton University: Open Rank Indigenous and Native North American Studies[]

Princeton University is undertaking a search for faculty members at all academic ranks in any field in the Humanities and the Social Sciences, and across all geographic areas, as part of a major effort to advance Indigenous and Native North American Studies in teaching and research across the university. The search is expected to yield multiple positions, including at least one at the rank of tenured full professor. These positions will support the significant expansion of Indigenous and Native North American Studies on campus, broadening and deepening curricular offerings and research opportunities. Appointments may be made in a single department or across units. In addition to contributing to their own department and scholarly discipline, candidates should be prepared to work with students, faculty, and alumni to promote and sustain a vital, innovative, and intellectually expansive community for Indigenous and Native North American Studies and Indigenous-centered scholarship at Princeton. Ph.D. expected. Candidates must demonstrate research excellence and a strong publishing record, commensurate with their rank, and be committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching. The university is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community with a culturally diverse faculty. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in their chosen fields. Senior scholars should submit a letter of interest along with a curriculum vitae and a list of references (to be contacted later in the search process). No writing samples are required at this time. Junior scholars should submit a letter of interest along with a curriculum vitae, a list of references (to be contacted later in the search process), and one writing sample (article or dissertation/book chapter). Applications must be submitted online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/21601. Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 1, 2021. Questions about this search may be directed to: [[2]] Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Purdue University: 2 Assistant Professor positions in Anthropology of science, technology, and society (STS) and/or health and medicine[]

Purdue University’s Anthropology Department is seeking to fill two in-residence, tenure track Assistant Professor positions focusing on science, technology, and society (STS) and/or health and medicine, to begin August 2021. The successful candidates will join a vibrant and growing department whose Anthropologies of Tomorrow (AOT) initiative embraces publicly engaged and interdisciplinary scholarship that includes community partnerships, racial and social justice, and preparation of students for diverse and impactful careers. Purdue’s Department of Anthropology is located within the College of Liberal Arts and offers B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees.

We seek two dynamic scholars with promising records of publication and funding, active research agendas, teaching and mentoring experience, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the application of Anthropology to humanity’s grand challenges. Strongest consideration will be given to scholarship that attends to health, gender, racial and social justice as it intersects with specialties including:

  • science and technology studies
  • health technologies and medical practice
  • risk, social implications of big data, AI and socio-technical innovation
  • scientific knowledge production and the development of technology.

Additional Information

In addressing contemporary issues and grand challenges, Purdue Anthropologists collaborate with numerous key centers on campus and beyond. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute expertise to the Advanced Methods at Purdue program through research that utilizes cutting-edge social science research methods and tools, and show an interest and ability to link to related research and education programs on campus.

Position Responsibilities

Both positions require teaching two courses per semester, split between departmental graduate and undergraduate courses and foundational courses in Cornerstone, Purdue’s integrated Liberal Arts certificate program. The successful candidates will be expected to teach sociocultural and/or biocultural courses related to global health, STS, gender, social justice, and related topics. Our new colleagues will contribute to furthering interest in Anthropology courses and degree programs, and cross-college collaborations to engage students with broad interests. We particularly seek individuals with a commitment to creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive environments in the classroom, department, university, and communities.

The College and University

The College and University: The College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University is embarking upon 40 faculty searches for positions to begin in Fall 2022. These positions will advance research within and across disciplines, and intersect with technology, data science, and engineering in relevant and important ways. These positions include teaching in our innovative, nationally-recognized Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts Program that educates students across the university.

Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is one hour from Indianapolis and two hours from Chicago. As a public, research intensive, PhD granting institution, the University has over 44,000 students and 16,700 employees. Purdue has the fourth highest enrollment of international students among public U.S. universities, with more than 9,000 international undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. Purdue University is strongly committed to a thriving and diverse campus community supported by our Division of Diversity and Inclusion resource centers and campus organizations.

FLSA Status

Exempt

Education and Experience

Qualifications: A PhD in Anthropology or closely related discipline is required at the time of appointment, as promotion and tenure will be tied to scholarship, teaching, and engagement within Anthropology. Broad knowledge of and/or experience with career opportunities in academic and non-academic domains is essential. Teaching experience in Anthropology is highly desired.

Application Procedure

Application Procedure: Applications must include a Curriculum Vitae, contact information for three references, a cover letter, and a separate diversity statement. The cover letter should address

  1. research and funding experience in science and technology studies and/or health and medicine,
  2. interest and ability to develop collaborative work and cross-disciplinary partnerships
  3. teaching experience
  4. mentorship of students for diverse careers, and
  5. interest in and potential contributions to the Anthropologies of Tomorrow strategic vision.

Purdue University’s Department of Anthropology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Application materials must be submitted electronically via https://careers.purdue.edu/. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. Questions should be addressed to Search Chair, Dr. Ian Lindsay, ilindsay@purdue.edu .

EOE/AA Employer

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Syracuse University: Asst Prof Migration, Movement, Resettlement[]

Job # 075728 Job Title Assistant Professor-Cultural Anthropology-Migration, Movement, Resettlement Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate w/ Experience FLSA Status Exempt Hours

As determined by Department Chair and/or Maxwell Dean’s Office Job Type Full-time Rank Assistant Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description

The Anthropology Department in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor of cultural anthropology. We are looking for expertise in migration, movement and resettlement; citizenship and urban environment; and language, culture and society. Annual teaching load will include an introductory cultural anthropology class. We are especially excited about someone who works on migration, movement, and citizenship and envision this individual as potentially offering courses for the Maxwell School’s International Relations programs as well as to teach the Maxwell School’s signature team-taught interdisciplinary courses. Area focus is open. Qualifications

Ph.D. in Anthropology is expected at time of appointment. Job Specific Qualifications

Cultural Anthropologist. We are looking for expertise in migration, movement, and resettlement; citizenship and urban environment; and language, culture, and society. Annual teaching load will include an introductory cultural anthropology class. We are especially excited about someone who works on migration, movement, and citizenship and envision this individual as potentially offering courses for the Maxwell School’s International Relations programs as well as to teach the Maxwell School’s signature team-taught interdisciplinary courses. Area focus is open. Responsibilities

The scholar will be expected to teach two courses per semester, maintain an active research program and serve on departmental and other committees.

HEJ Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions

In addition to completing an online application, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter.

1. Statement of Interest/Cover Letter

2. Full academic CV

3. Teaching Statement- Attach as other document.

4. Writing Sample

The Anthropology Department at Syracuse University strives to create and strengthen an inclusive, respectful, and intellectually challenging environment that embraces difference in the pursuit of knowledge. Your application should include a short, two-page, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ( DEI ) statement that describes how your background and experiences demonstrate your commitment and ability to engage with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion and should also discuss how those values might be achieved in your efforts as a faculty member in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

Syracuse University: Asst Prof Environment, Justice, Health[]

Job # 075730 Job Title Assistant Professor-Cultural Anthropology-Environment Justice Health Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate w/ Experience FLSA Status Exempt Hours

As determined by Department Chair and/or Maxwell Dean’s Office Job Type Full-time Rank Assistant Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description

The Anthropology Department in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor of cultural anthropology. We are looking for expertise in environmental concerns and environmental justice; energy and infrastructure; extraction of natural resources; health, technology and medicine; and multispecies relations. We would like to emphasize the health and medical anthropology aspects of this search to support the minor and to engage with other health researchers in the school. Teaching load is 2 courses per term. Annual teaching load will include introductory cultural anthropology class. Area focus is open to South Asia and Latin America/Caribbean, as well as oceanic intersections in the Indian Ocean and/or Atlantic World.

. Qualifications

Ph.D, in Anthropology is expected at time of appointment. Job Specific Qualifications

Cultural Anthropologist. We are looking for expertise in environmental concerns and environmental justice; energy and infrastructure; extraction of natural resources; health, technology and medicine; and multispecies relations. We would like to emphasize the health and medical anthropology aspects of this search to support the minor and to engage with other health researchers in the school. Teaching load is 2 courses per term. Annual teaching load will include an introductory cultural anthropology class. Area focus is open to South Asia and Latin America/Caribbean, as well as oceanic intersections in the Indian Ocean and/or Atlantic World. Responsibilities

The scholar will be expected to teach two courses per semester, maintain an active research program and serve on departmental and other committees.

HEJ Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions

In addition to completing an online application, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter.

1. Statement of Interest/Cover Letter

2. Full academic CV

3. Teaching Statement – attach as other document

4. Writing Sample

The Anthropology Department at Syracuse University strives to create and strengthen an inclusive, respectful, and intellectually challenging environment that embraces difference in the pursuit of knowledge. Your application should include a short, two-page, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ( DEI ) statement that describes how your background and experiences demonstrate your commitment and ability to engage with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion and should also discuss how those values might be achieved in your efforts as a faculty member in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

Texas State University: Assistant Prof[]

The Department of Anthropology at Texas State University invites applications for a cultural anthropologist with an applied focus on contemporary Latinx studies. This is a tenure-track appointment, at the assistant professor level, and will begin Fall 2022. Texas State is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and has a majority-minority student body. Therefore, the department is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including research, instruction, public engagement, and community collaborations. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will contribute to department’s baccalaureate degrees in anthropology, M.A. in anthropology, and Ph.D. in applied anthropology.

Position responsibilities:

  1. Teach appropriate introductory and advanced classes in cultural and applied anthropology and Latinx studies in all degree programs, as assigned.
  2. Conduct local research projects with the goal of providing practical training and applied research experience for undergraduate and graduate students.
  3. Maintain an externally funded, active research program that results in peer-reviewed publications.
  4. Mentor undergraduate, M.A. and Ph.D. students in cultural anthropology and Latinx studies.
  5. Contribute to service activities in the department, college and university.
  6. Advance diversity and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort.

Required Qualifications          

  1. A Ph.D. in anthropology or a related field* at the time of appointment (Fall 2022). *Applicants with doctoral degrees in other fields must have a minimum of 18 hours of graduate semester credit hours in anthropology.
  2. Anthropological research in applied, contemporary Latinx studies.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Research focus related to Latinx studies including, but not limited to: policy/advocacy work, human rights, social change, migration, border studies, political economy, gender, identity, education, and health.
  2. Geographic area of expertise is open; however, preference is for a candidate whose research is focused in Texas.
  3. Active research in anthropology and Latinx studies with evidence of peer-reviewed publications and external funding in the forms of grants or contracts.
  4. Experience in teaching, or the ability to teach, undergraduate and graduate courses such as introduction to cultural anthropology, theory, qualitative methods, applied anthropology, community research project, and courses in areas of the candidate’s research focus.
  5. Experience mentoring students, especially first-generation students and minority students.
  6. Clear plans to develop local research projects with the goal of providing practical training and applied research experience for undergraduate and graduate students. These could be the candidate’s research projects, or could include field schools and/or leading student-involved projects as part of the department’s Community Research Project course.
  7. Experience in advancing diversity and inclusion in research, instruction, public engagement, and/or community collaborations.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35262.

To ensure full consideration, please submit the materials listed below before October 15, 2021:

  1. A cover letter detailing the how the applicant meets each of the position’s required and preferred qualifications.
  2. A statement indicating how the applicant’s research, instruction, public engagement, and community collaborations advances diversity and inclusion.
  3. A detailed curriculum vita.
  4. The names and contact information for three references.

For inquiries, please contact Dr. Emily Brunson, Search Committee Chair, at [[3]].

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.


Tulane University. Assistant Professor of Activist Media. TT. Deadline October 1 2021[]

Apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/91952?fbclid=IwAR0UcGwYzjEf516QeZJ4dcun3RTDfUYsYRUKvloQwc_7wl3elSi_4mgFk-E

Description[]

The Department of Communication at Tulane University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank for a scholar of activist media. We are especially interested in applicants whose research-based creative practice and/or practice-based scholarship engages the lives, experiences, and cultural traditions of Black, Indigenous, or marginalized communities and explores the relationships between media and social justice. Regional specialization is open, and work may draw on a variety of disciplines and methodologies related to media and communication studies, including gender studies and queer theory, critical race studies, postcolonial/decolonial studies, cultural studies, critical ethnography, and/or their intersections. Tulane’s Communication faculty have strengths in the study of the representations that occur on the Internet, shifts in epistemologies related to digitalization, and social uses of technologies and their political implications. We are engaged in collaborative and participatory initiatives and social innovations that exemplify communicative practices between critical theories, everyday life, and social movements. We seek a faculty colleague to expand our understanding of and teaching about digital activism, resistance and struggles for social justice, as well as the intersections of media, cultural identities, and socio/political formations, an area of the undergraduate curriculum we seek to bolster. See description of our curriculum here: https://liberalarts.tulane.edu/departments/communication/academics/the-communication-major.  Candidates should be prepared to teach our core course 'Cross Cultural Analysis'.

Qualifications[]

Qualified candidates for this position will hold a PhD degree in Communication or a related field by June 30, 2022.

Application Instructions[]

Candidates should submit via Interfolio a letter or application, a curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references with contact information, and one or two samples of your critical work (written and/or media). Other materials may be requested later. Questions can be directed to Dr. Mohan Ambikaipaker (mambikai@tulane.edu), Chair of the Search Committee. We are committed to creating an intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution, and we especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin October 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

Universite Laval: Assistant Prof of Multimodal Anthropology[]

The position consists of teaching and research in the area of multimodal anthropology. Until recently restricted to visual anthropology, multimodal anthropology is at the heart of knowledge production and dissemination. According to current norms of data collection and analysis as well as feedback to the communities where research is carried out, written forms for research outputs are now complemented by oral, visual, and artistic communication considered appropriate for a range of diversified audiences. A critical approach to the practice of multimodal anthropology and an advanced understanding of theoretical and ethical issues in the field is expected.

• Teaching a variety of core and optional undergraduate and graduate courses offered by the Department;

• Supervising graduate students (MA and PhD levels);

• Developing a distinctive research program with publishing in peer-reviewed journals;

• Performing administrative and academic duties for the Department, the Faculty and the University.

Selection criteria

  1. Have in hand a PhD degree in anthropology or a degree deemed equivalent by the Search Committee;
  2. The capacity to supervise both undergraduate and graduate students in French (if not already fluent, support programme available).

More specifically, applicants must have:

  • conducted significant anthropological field work;
  • a track record of scholarly publications and multimodal productions;
  • teaching experience.

Details: https://www.rh.ulaval.ca/emploi/HCM/4660/votreexpertise

University of British Columbia: Assistant Professor Anthropology of Migration[]

The Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) invites applications for the President’s Academic Excellence Initiative (PAEI) tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in migration to begin July 1, 2022. As an area of inquiry related to some of the most pressing issues of our times, we seek a scholar whose study of migration employs theoretical and ethnographic approaches that engage with one or more of the following: the images and media mobilizing strong sentiments about migration and mobility; the environmental contexts and/or health consequences of human migrations; critical perspectives on humanitarianism; and/or transformations of spiritual and religious realms brought about by mobility. We are particularly interested in anthropologists whose work on migration intersects with emerging and long-term strengths in our department, including in the study of: gender and sexuality; material culture; expressive cultures; linguistic anthropology; climate justice; indigeneity; refugees and citizenship; and social inequality. While the geographic area is open, we especially aim to build regional expertise in Asia, including South and East Asia.

The Department has a long tradition of community engagement and collaboration with the people with whom we conduct research and welcomes scholars whose record reflects a similar commitment. We are actively seeking to recruit from a diverse pool of applicants. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous scholars and from minority groups underrepresented in post-secondary institutions in North America.

Candidates must be able to teach general courses in cultural anthropology along with courses in their area of expertise both at undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as mentor undergraduate and graduate students. They must also have a demonstrated record of outstanding teaching and an evident trajectory of excellent research. Candidates will be expected to do research in their area of expertise and provide service to the university. The start date for the position would be July 1, 2022. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Anthropology are invited to apply; applicants who will have a Ph.D. in hand by the start date will also be considered.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply through the Department of Anthropology portal (please use the following link to apply):

https://anth.ubc.ca/about/job-opportunities/

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following in the order listed (single PDF file). Only complete applications will be considered: 1) a letter of application; 2) a curriculum vita; 3) a statement of research interests; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy; 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 6) sample research publications; 7) a one-page statement about experience working with a diverse student body and contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion; 8) and a list of 3 references.

University of British Columbia: Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology[]

The Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Medical Anthropology to begin July 1, 2022.

We seek to hire an exceptional emerging scholar who is broadly trained, with evidence of innovative theoretical and ethnographic engagement. The theoretical focus is open, but we especially welcome those with expertise in the anthropology of health, culture, medicine and well-being in cross-cultural contexts; gender and reproductive health; biopolitics and the lived realities of structural and health inequalities. We seek a colleague whose work would complement existing departmental strengths, and while the geographic area is open, we especially aim to build expertise in Asia, including South Asia and East Asia, and the Pacific.

The Department has a long tradition of community engagement and collaboration with the people with whom we conduct research, and we also welcome approaches informed by critical medical anthropology . We are actively seeking to recruit from a diverse pool of applicants. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous scholars and from minority groups underrepresented in post-secondary institutions in North America.

Candidates must be able to teach general courses in cultural anthropology along with courses in their area of expertise both at undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as mentor undergraduate and graduate students. They must also have a demonstrated record of outstanding teaching and an evident trajectory of an excellent research program. Candidates will be expected to do research in their area of expertise and provide service to the university. The start date for the position would be July 1, 2022. While a Ph.D. in Anthropology is preferred, applicants who will have successfully defended the Ph.D. dissertation by the position start date will be considered.

Review of applications will begin on September 20, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply through the Department of Anthropology portal (Please use the following link to apply):

https://anth.ubc.ca/about/job-opportunities/

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following in the order listed (single PDF file): 1) a letter of application that includes a statement of research and teaching interests; 2) a curriculum vita; 3) a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. teaching evaluations and/or course syllabi; 10 pages max); 5) sample research publications; 6) a one-page statement about experience working with a diverse student body and contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion; 7) and a list of 3 references. Only complete applications will be considered.

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA): Assistant Professor at the Institute for Society & Genetics, focused on public engagement with biology and biotechnology[]

POSITION OVERVIEW

Position title: Assistant Professor

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: September 7th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Oct 22, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics (ISG) invites applications for a social scientist, humanist, legal, or policy scholar with an innovative research program in the area of public engagement with biology and biotechnology. Our conception of public engagement is broad, running the gamut from law, policy, and governance to science communication, public understanding, and participation. We are particularly interested in scholars working in international or comparative modes and/or who creatively engage issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion through their scholarship and teaching. We are seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin in Fall of 2022.

The Institute for Society and Genetics is housed within the College of Letters and Science, in the Division of Life Sciences at UCLA. Its faculty consists of social scientists, biological scientists and humanities scholars focused on innovative, critical research questions that intersect biology and society. Institute faculty members are generally cross-appointed with another department on campus, and develop research programs that transcend traditional disciplinary lines. Current domains of expertise within ISG include: evolutionary biology, gene-environment interaction, metabolism, big data and biology, critical race theory, Indigenous sovereignty, history, philosophy, and sociology of the biomedical sciences, antimicrobial resistance, the carceral state, precision health, and bioethics. Beyond research, faculty teach in the Institute’s interdisciplinary undergraduate major (Human Biology and Society B.S. and B.A.) and supervise post-doctoral scholars and other student researchers, and contribute to outreach and public symposia, workshops and other events.

ISG seeks to expand its research profile in the social, ethical, philosophical, historical, or legal/policy-oriented analysis of biology, biotechnology, and biomedicine. Specific disciplinary field is open, but candidates must demonstrate training and research expertise in social science, the humanities, or law. Preference will be given to candidates who complement current expertise of the ISG faculty (see https://socgen.ucla.edu/faculty/#.core-faculty) and who demonstrate serious engagement with scientific or technical work or potential for collaboration with scientists and engineers. Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring students from underrepresented and underserved populations, or demonstrate an interest in campus-wide or departmental programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for a diverse student body. We particularly encourage applications from women and individuals from ethnicities and identities historically excluded in some institutions of higher education.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or J.D. by the time of appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV with publication list, a research statement, a statement of teaching, a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and contact information of three potential letter writers. Candidates may be asked to supply articles or dissertation chapters at a later stage. Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. All applications and application materials must be submitted online via UCLA’s Academic Recruitment Online at the following URL: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06853. Inquiries may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair at jwlynx@ucla.edu or the ISG Director at apanofsky@ucla.edu.

More information about this recruitment: http://socgen.ucla.edu/opportunities/.

Department: http://www.socgen.ucla.edu/opportunities/

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or J.D. by the time of appointment.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. which should include a publications list.

Statement of Research

Statement of Teaching

Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

3 required (contact information only)

Please submit contact information only for no more than three (3) references at this time.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06853

Help contact: ana@socgen.ucla.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

JOB LOCATION

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

University of Chicago: Open Rank Search in Linguistic Anthropology[]

Position Description

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago invites applications for an open rank position in linguistic anthropology, to begin as early as July 1, 2022.

We welcome applications from linguistic anthropologists whose empirical, field-based research is grounded in social theory and speaks to questions of broad anthropological significance. We are interested in candidates whose scholarship expands linguistic and semiotic approaches to language and communicative practice, with particular interest in linguistic anthropologists whose research intersects with the study of indigeneity, gender and sexuality, or critical informatics and new media. We seek a candidate eager to participate in the Department’s and University’s academic community. The successful candidate will teach in their area of research, contribute to the linguistic anthropology curriculum, and help strengthen ties between the subfield and other disciplines.

Application Instructions

Applicants are expected to have the PhD in hand by the start of appointment. Applications should include: (1) a current curriculum vitae, including the names and contact information of at least three referees; (2) a cover letter that describes your research and teaching profile, as well as your professional plan for the next 3–5 year period; (3) a research statement addressing current research and future plans for research; (4) a teaching statement addressing teaching experience and philosophy; (5) a sample of scholarly writing. Those applying for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor should include one writing sample, such as a dissertation chapter, journal article, or book chapter. Applicants for a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor should include two writing samples, such as journal articles or book chapters.

Applicants should apply online at the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website at https://apply.interfolio.com/92756

Review of applicants will begin by November 1, 2021; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled or the search has closed.

University of Illinois at Chicago: Asst Professor of Anthropology, Border & Migration Studies[]

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois Chicago is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Global Migration. The person will be offered a joint appointment in the Department of Anthropology and the Latin American and Latino Studies Program. The ideal candidate will specialize in the study of borders and migration with a focus on the Americas on topics including but not limited to: (i) migration and border governance, (ii) securitization and illicit economies, (iii) human mobility and human rights, (iv) transnational migrant justice movements, (v) indigeneity across borders, (vi) migration and health, (vii) migration and climate, and (viii) the transnational environmental politics of the border. The position is open to candidates with an outstanding research record and a demonstrated commitment to engaged scholarship, teaching a diverse student body, and public service. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active research, teaching, and service program.

Qualifications:

Candidates must receive a Ph.D. in Anthropology by August 16, 2022. We prefer a scholar who approaches migration and border studies from a transnational migration lens and is open to interdisciplinary work. Preference will be given to candidates with active research agendas in social anthropology who can complement the existing research of migration scholars on campus. UIC has scholars in multiple fields involved in cutting-edge research on migration studies including issues of security, development, deportation, migrant community organizing, migrant health, transnational migration and labor advocacy, and transnational environmental politics.

Applicants should submit an online application and additional materials to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=150412 by October 15, 2021. Applications must include (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) diversity statement, and (4) the names and contact information of at least three references. Questions about this position can be sent to Andreas Feldmann ([[4]]).

University of Memphis: Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology[]

Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medical Anthropology, to begin August 2022.

The University of Memphis, Department of Anthropology, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Anthropology with a specialization in Medical Anthropology, and a focus on minority health and health disparities. Research interests and geographic specialization are open. We particularly encourage applications from scholars working in traditions of applied, engaged, public and activist anthropology.The position will begin August 2022. The University of Memphis offers a BA and a nationally recognized MA program in Applied Sociocultural Anthropology, established in 1976, and a concentration in Medical Anthropology. Qualifications include a PhD in anthropology in hand by June 1, 2022. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching classroom-based undergraduate/graduate courses including Intro to Biological Anthropology and Prehistory and/or Intro to Cultural Anthropology, as well as required and elective medical anthropology courses listed in our BA and MA curriculum. They will also contribute to teaching one or both of the graduate seminars, Biocultural Epidemiology and Critically Applied Medical Anthropology, and will have opportunities to develop in-person and online courses based on their expertise. Must demonstrate a commitment to developing a local/regional research agenda and mentoring graduate students in applying anthropology and in the three-year integrated MA/MPH.

The University of Memphis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Submit a cover letter including a statement of teaching & research experience and interest, a statement on your contributions to inclusivity and diversity (250 words max), a full vita & names of 3 references, including phone/email at https://workforum.memphis.edu/. Direct link: https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/28450.

Application reviews begin October 1 and may continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will take place online. Following initial interviews, we will ask some candidates for letters of reference and teaching materials including sample syllabi and student evaluations. For questions or further information contact Dr. Kathryn Hicks, Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, The University of Memphis at [[5]].

University of Northern British Columbia: Asst Professor Anthropology Global Indigenous Heritage[]

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Northern British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Social-Cultural Anthropology with a focus on Global Indigenous Cultural Heritage (regional specialization open). By Indigenous we mean the earliest known inhabitants of a territory that underwent colonization, whether recently or in the more distant past. Global Indigenous populations might include: the Sami of Scandinavia and Russia, the foragers and reindeer-herding populations of northern Russia and Eurasia, the Mayan, Quechua or other Indigenous peoples of the Americas, the Maori and other peoples of the Pacific, or populations such as the Ju/’Hoansi of southern Africa. As an institution committed to fostering an inclusive and transformative learning environment, UNBC values high quality and innovation in both teaching and scholarship. We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who will complement and work well with colleagues both within and beyond the discipline of anthropology. UNBC privileges an interdisciplinary ethos and we seek a candidate with a demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary research, as well as a willingness and ability to teach in other departments in our Faculty. A collegial and collaborative approach to work in the department, the Faculty of Indigenous Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, and the University, such as in teaching and service, is essential. The proposed start date is August 1, 2022.

The UNBC Department of Anthropology offers undergraduate degrees and opportunities for graduate teaching and supervision via the Interdisciplinary Studies program. In preparation for careers in both the public and private sectors, we provide a four-field approach to the discipline and offer field schools in both ethnography and archaeology. For more information about the Department of Anthropology, visit our website at https://www2.unbc.ca/anthropology.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses such as our first-year disciplinary overview course, an introductory course in socio-cultural anthropology, an anthropological theory course, and a qualitative/applied methods course, as well as courses suited to the research specializations of the successful candidate. Experience in applied anthropology, especially community-based research, is an asset. As anthropology is, in essence, comparative, and given the UNBC anthropology department’s engagement with the Northern British Columbia community, an additional strength of the desired candidate is the willingness to bridge their work being done globally with the challenges faced locally.

Applicants for this position should hold a Ph.D. and present evidence of an established research program with the potential of future publications and research funding. The demonstrated ability to incorporate non-Western methods and ontologies is also welcomed as this approach would complement and extend existing strengths within the Department of Anthropology.  Additionally, the candidate should provide clear evidence of a commitment towards teaching excellence and the capacity for attracting students to the discipline of anthropology.

University of Toronto: Assistant Professor of Biocultural Medical Anthropology[]

The Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in Biocultural Medical Anthropology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related area by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek a scholar with expertise in Biocultural or Biological Medical Anthropology. Candidates will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

We seek a scholar whose research engages with health inequities and their socio-environmental context in living human populations using theory and methods from a biocultural approach. Candidates must have expertise in biocultural approaches to analyzing the biological and health impacts of poverty, economic precarity, colonialism/settler colonialism, racism, ethnic discrimination or marginalization, or historical/intergenerational trauma. Candidates must demonstrate a research focus on maternal/reproductive health, child health and development, or food sovereignty and nutrition. Regional focus is open.

We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance existing faculty strengths in the St. George Department of Anthropology and in the tri-campus University of Toronto Anthropology Graduate Program. The successful applicant will be expected to pursue excellence in teaching in the St. George Anthropology undergraduate program (https://www.anthropology.utoronto.ca/), and to participate actively in the tri-campus University of Toronto Anthropology Graduate Program (http://www.anthropology.utoronto.ca/graduate/).

The successful candidate will be expected to make a significant contribution to our undergraduate programs in medical anthropology and to successfully supervise and mentor graduate students studying medical anthropology from a biocultural and/or biological anthropology perspective.

Excellence in research will be demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals, or forthcoming publications, meeting high international standards; the submitted research statement; presentations at significant disciplinary conferences; grants, accolades or awards as appropriate for stage of career; and strong endorsements by referees of high stature. Demonstrated significant impact of community-collaborative work through the development and implementation of social justice and equity initiatives as demonstrated in the application materials, will also be considered as evidence of research excellence.

Evidence for excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching awards and accomplishments as appropriate for stage of career; strong letters of reference; and the teaching dossier including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference.

Candidates are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; a recent writing sample; and a teaching dossier which includes a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations.  

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three referees. The University of Toronto's recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once the application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1‐2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.  If you have any questions about this position, please contact anthro.officeofthechair@utoronto.ca

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by October 25, 2021.


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