Assistant Professor, Native American Cultures of the North American Region
University of Idaho
August 29, 2018
Full Time - Faculty, Pre-Tenure
University of Idaho
Regular Faculty - Anthropology
Location: Moscow, Idaho
Division/College: College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Employee Category: Faculty
Pay Range: $55,000 or commensurate with experience and market
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Department of Sociology & Anthropology at the University of Idaho is seeking a cultural anthropologist for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor who specializes in Native American cultures of the North American region. Successful candidates will contribute to the anthropology program's emphasis on the North American region, the American Indian Studies program, and the undergraduate/graduate core curriculum, including supervising graduate student research, advising and mentoring students, as well as university and department service. The standard teaching load is five courses per year (3/2).
• Ph.D. in cultural anthropology or closely related field. Candidates who are ABD will also be considered as long as all requirements for the Ph.D. are completed prior to the position start date. • Courses required to teach: four sub-field introduction to anthropology, peoples of the world, anthropological research methods, and North American Indians. Candidates are also expected to contribute to teaching the Integrated Seminar, a freshmen university general education core requirement • Evidence of university teaching experience. • Evidence of scholarly potential. • An ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community • Participation in university and department service
• Willingness to develop a local/regional research project that can integrate students. • Ability to teach anthropological history and theory • Ability to seek external funding
Posting Number: F000705P
Posting Date: 07/18/2018
Closing Date: 9/30/2018
Open Until Filled: No
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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