Associate or Full Professor Department of Anthropology

Employer
American University
Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Classics, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor beginning August 1, 2022. Applicants should have a PhD in anthropology.

Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. They must have documented success in securing externally funded research. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship and teaching related to social justice and inequality, social equity, health, human security, and/or environmental change in Africa, Asia, or Latin America. Teaching specialization in sociocultural anthropology is preferred, though specialization in all areas in anthropology will be considered. In addition to scholarship, teaching, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, responsibilities will include participation in department, college, and university activities.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure the fullest consideration, applications should be submitted by November 15, 2021. Please submit applications via: [INSERT INTERFOLIO LINK]. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published works or works in progress. Please contact Jean Wogaman, 202-885-1838 or wogaman@american.edu if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu .

The Department of Anthropology at American University offers undergraduate major, master’s in public anthropology (MAPA) and PhD programs, through which students can focus on any of the main sub-disciplines. The Anthropology Department trains anthropologists to address issues related to social justice, social inequalities, and public engagement in the contemporary world and through its past. Learn more about the Department of Anthropology and its mission at http://www.american.edu/cas/anthropology/ and learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at http://www.american.edu/cas/ .American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital.

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