The UNM Department of Anthropology invites applications for a probationary tenure-track faculty position in Ethnology at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek a scholar who will complement a three-subfield department (including archaeology and evolutionary anthropology) with national recognition for scholarship and graduate fieldwork training.
Applications received by October 15, 2017 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Applications must include letter of intent addressing the applicant's qualifications for the position, as well as a description of the applicant's current research activities, teaching interests and experience, and five-year research plan. Please also include a curriculum vitae and full contact information of three references. Electronic submissions are required; please visit: http://unmjobs.unm.edu/. Requisition # 1984. The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Earned PhD in Social or cultural Anthropology or aligned field by the start of the appointment.
Ethnographic research focus in the Americas, including this department’s historic focus upon the Southwest, Native North America and/or Latin America.
Demonstrated research in the ethnographic documentation and analysis of natural resources, the various potentially conflicting practices through which people are engaging them, and the politics surrounding the resources and the practices.
Evidence that the candidate is conversant with contemporary sociocultural theory and theoretical debates
Evidence that the candidate is conversant with debates surrounding contemporary and innovative methodologies and media technologies.
Demonstrated commitment to high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels of anthropology.
Evidence of peer-reviewed publications and recent presentations of ongoing work that shows research productivity involving ethnographic work.
Demonstrated planned and/or on-going extramurally funded research program that supports an active anthropological field research program.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate in integrative interdisciplinary research and expertise that will complement existing strengths at UNM.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, and well as working with broadly diverse communities.
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