The Winthrop University Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology Department invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Anthropology in a multi-year renewable position beginning August 2018.
The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses in a combined sociology and anthropology program, including undergraduate Introduction to Archaeology and Archaeological Field Methods. Ability to contribute to other teaching areas in the department such as Ethnographic Field Methods, Anthropological Theory, Forensic Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, or Introduction to Cultural Anthropology will be considered a plus. Other teaching possibilities include courses within the University's interdisciplinary general education program.
Requirements include a PhD in Anthropology (or a related field) by August 2018. The successful candidate will provide evidence of teaching excellence along with an active research agenda with a potential for promoting undergraduate research. The diverse department supports a thriving BA program in sociology with concentrations in anthropology and criminology.
Winthrop, a small public comprehensive university boasts a diverse student body of 5,000 undergraduates and was recently ranked second nationally in an Education Trust report for its success in graduating students in minority populations. The beautiful tree-lined campus is located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and area with abundant recreational opportunities including kayaking, biking clubs and facilities, a tennis center, several golf courses, and many parks. Rock Hill offers small town advantages, while nearby metropolitan Charlotte, NC, offers diverse recreational, cultural, and professional opportunities.
Review of applications will begin November 10, 2017. Applications submitted after this date will be considered if a suitable candidate has not been found. Send letter of application including a research agenda, curriculum vitae, a statement of “teaching philosophy,” evidence of teaching excellence (up to two course evaluations), all graduate transcripts, and two professional letters of reference to https://apply.interfolio.com/44749.
Winthrop University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.
The Ph.D. in Anthropology (or a related field) is required for appointment at the Assistant Professor level.
Specialization areas among the areas listed above.
Evidence of teaching excellence and commitment to student learning.
Evidence of an ongoing program of research.
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