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Assistant Professor (Anthropology)

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Dec 1, 2023

Assistant Professor (Anthropology)

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Assistant Professor

Position Type: Fulltime Faculty

Search Type:

Department: 21R010 - College of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification:

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

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Posted Salary Grade: Faculty Full Time - 01


Contact Person: Amanda Green

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Department of Language & Cultural Studies, Anthropology, and Sociology at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Anthropology Program, to begin in August 2024. A Ph.D. in anthropology by the time of appointment is preferred. We seek an anthropologist who can contribute to a four-field approach to anthropology. A commitment to teaching undergraduate students and evidence of teaching effectiveness are essential. The new faculty member will be responsible for teaching four courses per semester. Preference given to candidates who contribute to teaching the following courses in the anthropology core curriculum: Native American Cultures, Archaeology and Human Cultures, anthropological theory, and anthropological writing.

Candidates who can contribute to our Archaeology Field School, our online curriculum, and who have a demonstrated interest in and dedication to significant engagement and collaboration with Native American, descendant, and/or Appalachian communities and organizations are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a Cover Letter, CV, one page Teaching Statement, one page Statement of Research, and contact information for 3 professional references.

Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Ph.D. in anthropology by the time of appointment.


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Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Funding Source: Institutional

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AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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