Assistant Professor, Anthropology (Linguistic or Cultural
Anthropology specializing in Native North America)
Instructional Faculty -
Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association,
Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Natural Sciences
College of Natural & Behavioral Sciences
The Department of Anthropology at California State University,
Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track
position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year) with
the appointment starting in Fall 2022.
At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that
include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people
with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH
is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate
experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse
backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and
For more information:
Mission, Vision, and Core Values
Department of Anthropology
The CSUDH Department of Anthropology offers a major and a minor in
the discipline with course work in the four anthropological
subdisciplines. In addition, courses focus on contemporary
research, area studies and societal applications of anthropological
knowledge. Majors may choose between the Applied Anthropology,
Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, and General Anthropology
Mission: The Department of Anthropology is a community of scholars
dedicated to teaching and learning excellence in our field and for
our students. Our curriculum emphasizes skill development and
diverse undergraduate field experiences. Through scholarly work and
direct participation in research programs both locally and outside
the United States, students gain direct understanding of the varied
nature of human experience in cultures of the world.
For more information: https://www.csudh.edu/anthropology/
The faculty of the Department of Anthropology at California State
University Dominguez Hills invite applications from individuals for
a Tenure Track position in Linguistic or cultural anthropology
specializing in Native North America, at the assistant professor
level beginning Fall 2022.
Teach general undergraduate courses in linguistic anthropology and
at least one of the major subfields (archaeology, cultural, and
biological), including our North American Indians course. Assist in
organizing the annual CSUDH Pow-Wow. Assist with advising majors
and minors, particularly in the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas
minor, assist in maintenance of the General Concentration in the
curriculum, and serve on appropriate departmental, college and
Applicants must have experience in teaching undergraduates from
diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic
- Completed PhD by start of appointment.
- Area of expertise may include any dimension of linguistic and
cultural anthropology with a focus on Native North America that
complements existing departmental strengths in sociocultural and
- Demonstrated commitments to teaching a diverse undergraduate
community and engaged advising.
- Scholarly research excellence as evidenced by publication
record and plans for future research.
Employment Requirement - Background Check
- Experience working with living Indigenous communities in North
- Conduct research that complements our program's emphasis in the
interaction between humans and their environments.
- Ongoing or strong evidence for potential projects that can
foster undergraduate involvement and career opportunities.
- Experience with NAGPRA issues.
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal
records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a
conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the
background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is
discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified
information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background
check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee
who was conditionally offered the position.
Mandated Reporter Per CANRA
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated
reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set
forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a
condition of employment.
How to Apply-
To apply for this position, please
click the "Apply Now" button on this page.
The position is open until filled. Review of applications will
begin in December 2021. For full consideration, please submit your
completed application with the required materials no later than
December 1, 2021.
Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
List of 3 references with contact
Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required
for the finalist)**
A Statement on Teaching
A Statement on Research
Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly
Teaching Evaluations (if available)
*This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs).
Please do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of
references will be notified at the appropriate time during the
search process. They will receive a request via email along with
information on uploading the LOR. You will be able to verify that
each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back into your
**For finalist with International transcripts, a United States
Equivalency certification will be required.
A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for
earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a
foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US
Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from
an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on
foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the
United States. The certification must translate the information in
English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US
Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor's, Master's,
Doctorate's, Doctor's of Philosophy). The certification can be
emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs and
Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA
If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:
Sarah Lacy, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
CSU, Dominguez Hills
1000 East Victoria Street, (SBS G326)
Carson, CA 90747
CSUDH is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We
consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to
race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender,
gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic
information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or
protected veteran status.
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Office (310) 243-3771.
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to work in the U.S.
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Open until filled
To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/505169/assistant-professor-anthropology-linguistic-or-cultural-anthropology-specializing-in-native-north-america