Temple University’s Department of Anthropology seeks a medical anthropologist for a tenure-track assistant-professor position. We are primarily interested in candidates whose research and teaching interests focus on the interactive, discursive, and communicative aspects of medical/healing/therapeutic practices, including the ways in which health resources are distributed within and across communities. Preference will be given to candidates whose training and doctoral degrees are in anthropology, and whose research and teaching are empirically grounded, ethnographic in orientation, and strongly engaged with contemporary social theory.
Requirements include a Ph.D. at time of appointment, and a strong record of research and teaching experience. Application should include a letter with detailed description of research and teaching interests; curriculum vitae with contact information for three references; and one or two article-length examples of published research-based scholarly work. Applications should be submitted via Interfolio (Job # 46099, https://apply.interfolio.com/46099). If you do not have a dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create a free account prior to applying for the position.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Temple University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from underrepresented groups.
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About Temple University, Department of Anthropology
Temple University's Department of Anthropology offers programs of study at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The undergraduate program is intended to give students a strong foundation in all four subdisciplines of anthropology: archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and sociocultural anthropology. At the same time, there is sufficient flexibility in the requirements f...or the anthropology major to allow students to focus their coursework, if they desire, on one of the four subdisciplines in particular, as well as in the anthropology of visual communication. A minor in anthropology is also offered.The graduate program likewise comprises the four anthropological subdisciplines of archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and sociocultural anthropology, offering courses, laboratory facilities, and faculty mentors in each as well as in the anthropology of visual communication. All admitted students are admitted into the Ph.D. program. Beyond the first one to two years of course work, individual programs of study are tailored to students' specific interests and may include advanced seminars, independent studies, relevant courses in other departments and colleges, internships, and independent and collaborative research projects (both field-based and laboratory-based).