The Department of Anthropology, University of Maryland, anticipates hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor for August 2018. Qualifications include a PhD in Anthropology with specialization in the human dimensions of environmental change. To be considered at the associate level, candidates must demonstrate an active research agenda with significant publications, field experience, extramural funding, and teaching excellence.
The Department is seeking a candidate with expertise in ecological or environmental anthropology, whose research focuses on the impacts of environmental change on peoples and communities across multiple spatial and temporal scales. Quantitative or modeling skills are essential. The ability to integrate qualitative approaches is also desired. Research on coupled natural and human systems is of particular interest as is cultural heritage, human health, and environmental justice. Successful applicants must show a strong theoretical and methodological focus and be able to work in an interdisciplinary setting.
The candidate must demonstrate an engagement with issues of diversity and inclusion and we invite candidates to explain how they incorporate these issues into their scholarship and teaching.The successful candidate will serve as a role model for students, and contribute to the Department’s commitment to diversity. The department welcomes applicants who can contribute to the development and implementation of a new interdisciplinary BS degree in Anthropology and are committed to our efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. The candidate is expected to teach courses in their area of interest at the undergraduate to graduate levels, a quantitative and statistical methods course on the graduate level, as well as established courses.
Geographic area and sub-discipline are open. For best consideration, apply by October 27, 2017.
Candidates should send a letter of application that details their experiences and interests, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Electronic submission only to: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/54857
Questions may be answered by the search coordinator, Nadine Dangerfield, 301-405-4737. Review of applications will begin immediately, and early submissions are strongly encouraged. Priority will be given to applications received by October 27, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer with a commitment to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications include a PhD in Anthropology with specialization in the human dimensions of environmental change. To be considered at the associate level, candidates must demonstrate an active research agenda with significant publications, field experience, extramural funding, and teaching excellence.
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The University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship campus of the University System of Maryland. With an enrollment of over 30,000 students, Maryland is the largest university in the state and the largest in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The University is committed to achieving excellence as the State's primary center of research and graduate education. The campus benefits from the proxim...ity and networked connections with the broader Washington and Baltimore metropolitan communities.
The Department of Anthropology has five degree programs - BA, BS, MAA, MAHP, and Ph.D. It is known for its strong theoretical orientation and it is nationally recognized for its excellent applied program. Our faculty work with and make connections between local peoples, national governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), inter-governmental agencies, and academic institutions. We have a strong commitment to preserving and transmitting the knowledge of the past, as well as to illuminating and confronting the challenges of the present and the future.