Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Tenure-Track)

Employer
University of Indianapolis
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 13, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Other Humanities, Religion, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time
COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, creed, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Indianapolis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology position. This is a full-time, nine-month position beginning in August 2022.

The successful candidate should possess a doctoral degree with eligibility to work in the United States at the time of appointment.

We seek applicants whose teaching strengths and research interests will broaden the program’s reach with specializations such as migration and critical border studies, global health inequalities, environmental injustice, and decolonial theory and methods. The geographic area of specialization is open, but scholars working with contemporary indigenous communities are especially welcome to apply. The successful candidate will teach upper-level courses in their area of specialization, as well as introductory courses that focus thematically on conditions of power and inequality. Demonstrated teaching excellence with a documented commitment to inclusive pedagogy is highly desirable.

For full consideration, applications must be received by June 30, 2022, and include the following materials:

● Letter of application

● CV

● Statement of Teaching Philosophy

● Research statement

● Name and contact information for three references

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Carry an annual teaching load of up to 24 credit hours
  • Teach Undergraduate courses in Cultural Anthropology
QUALIFICATIONS
  • A.B.D. or Ph.D. in Anthropology
  • Experience teaching at the undergraduate level
  • Eligibility to work in the United States at the time of appointment is required
BENEFITS
  • Free Parking
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Discount

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