Clarkson University is the nationally ranked research institution of choice for more than 3,400 enterprising, high-ability undergraduate and graduate students who launch remarkably successful careers.
The Humanities and Social Sciences Department at Clarkson University invites applicants to apply for the position of Assistant Professor. This position is an entry-level tenure-track appointment in Cultural Anthropology working at the intersection of human health and the environment. Applicants should bring a lively interest in contributing to the programmatic development of Clarkson’s intra-school emphasis in environmental sustainability, health sciences, and to the university’s goals of international and global outreach. Applications from the following health and environment perspectives are especially welcomed: social justice, food, public, rural, reproductive, class/race, and/or global/comparative. The successful candidate has the opportunity to contribute expertise to the university’s MS degree program in Environmental Policy and Governance.
The ordinary teaching load is three courses per semester, including two sections of a first-year, writing-intensive course focused on a theme of the applicant’s choosing. The successful candidate will demonstrate teaching excellence and scholarly productivity, as well as the ability to develop and teach a broad range of courses. PhD in Cultural Anthropology required. Minimum qualifications include PhD in Cultural Anthropology with teaching experience and evidence of scholarly promise. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continues until the position is filled.
Click here to submit your application. An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.
PhD in Anthropology
Teach a writing-intensive first-year course required of all first-year students
Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly promise
Develop electives in cultural anthropology
Develop collaborative relationships across the university
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