POSITIONDESCRIPTION: Assistant Professor of Anthropology or Geography at Colorado State University. In support of a new Place, Space, and Adaptation PhD program in Anthropology that integrates geographic perspectives and techniques, the Department of Anthropology at Colorado State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor to begin August 16th, 2018.
We are searching for an anthropologist or a geographer who specializes in contemporary human health and well-being in the context of global environmental and/or social change. Candidates who integrate biological, cultural, and geographic perspectives into their research and teaching are preferred, including those that do this from an evolutionary perspective. Candidates need to have a PhD in anthropology, geography, or a related discipline at the time of appointment (Aug. 16th, 2018). Click here to see full position announcement and to apply.
By Nov. 3rd, we request (1) a cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications (as described in the full job description) as well as pertinent research and teaching interests, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of three references and their contact information.
Letters should be addressed to: Anthropology Search Chair, Position 1: Health & Well-Being Anthropologist/Geographer, Colorado State University, Department of Anthropology, 1787 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1787.
Routine inquiries should be directed to Brenda Avery at (970) 491-5447. Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Anthropology. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration, applications should be uploaded by November 3rd, 2017.
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Colorado State University (33,198 students) is located in Fort Collins, a growing community of close to 144,000 at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range, 65 miles north of Denver. The area is noted for its natural beauty and cultural and recreational activities.
Colorado State University is a Research I comprehensive land-grant university. The Anthropology Department has a tenure-track fac...ulty of 14, consisting of three biological anthropologists, three archaeologists, four cultural anthropologists, and four geographers, nearly 200 undergraduate majors, and around 60 graduate students. Our undergraduates are able to concentrate in one of the three existing subdisciplines of anthropology as well as geography. We have four thematic specializations for MA graduate work, Humans and the Environment, Human Health and Well-Being, Professional Methods and Techniques, and International Development.