The Department of Sociology and Anthropology seeks a full-time one-year visiting assistant professor of Cultural Anthropology to begin August 2018. We seek a ethnographically grounded cultural anthropologist who specializes in medical anthropology. The successful candidate will be required to teach a 2/3 teaching load. In addition, the candidate must work effectively with colleagues and students in an interdisciplinary setting.
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.
This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names, addresses (including e-mail), and telephone numbers of four references (attach to “Other Document 1”). Screening will begin 3/26/18
The successful candidate must have • a PhD in Anthropology in hand by the start of the appointment. • ability to teach Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and Medical Anthropology. • excellent oral and written communication skills. • effective interpersonal skills. • demonstrable record of effective teaching experience at the university level. • strong research agenda
The department is looking for a colleague who can complement the scholarship of current faculty members. The program and department value interdisciplinary work, therefore preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate an ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting, as well as with programs such as Tribal and Indigenous Peoples Studies (TIPS) and Women and Gender Studies (WGS). In addition, preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
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North Dakota State University is a student-focused, land-grant, research university with more than 14,000 students from 47 states and 79 countries, creating a diverse student population. Programs are academically rigorous, but more than 70 percent of our classes have 40 or fewer students, creating an immersive learning environment in which our faculty are committed to student success. The campus offers excellent facilities for living, learning and making lifelong connections. NDSU is a public institution and a member of the North Dakota University System and is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.