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Assistant Professor of Animal Studies

Eckerd College
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Posted Date
Aug 23, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Animal Studies (Global Animal Studies). Assistant Professor of Animal Studies with a specialty
in qualitative investigations of global human animal encounters, looking at spheres of study that
intersect with animals and practices or categories of human-animal relations that can include all
time periods and all locations of human animal encounters.
This is a tenure track position, to start in August, 2023. Ph.D. in any discipline, with research
related to global animal studies required. We seek an applicant committed to excellence in
undergraduate teaching and research. Teach seven courses per academic year (3-1-3), including
Introduction to Animal Studies, Animal Studies Capstone, Global Animal Studies and electives
in an area of specialty to contribute to courses for a newly developed, interdisciplinary program
in Animal Studies. Qualitative research expertise is strongly preferred.
Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education program is required,
including a regular rotation in the two-semester first-year program. Eckerd College, the only
independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and
teaching/mentoring excellence. Submit a letter of application, vita, teaching evaluations,
statement of teaching philosophy, research agenda, diversity statement, graduate and
undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three references so that letters of
recommendation can be requested, via must be
complete by October 7 th , 2022. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Erin Frick (
Employment will require a successful background check.
Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an
inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity,
national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd
College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented

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