The Department of Anthropology at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor whose research explores the practices, institutions, and transformative effects of science and technology in shaping our world. We are especially interested in scholars who could complement our department’s strengths in the thematic areas of health, human-environmental interactions, and social justice. Candidates must employ ethnographic research methods, and they must have a PhD in anthropology or a related social science by the time of appointment, a proven record of excellent publication in keeping with professional level, and potential for securing external research funding. Specialty interests may include, but are not limited to, health technologies and bio-medical practice; the intersection of science, technology, and environmental problems; risk, large technical systems, and sociotechnical innovation or catastrophe; and the politics of scientific knowledge production and technological development.
Applicants should have demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.
Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/64831. Application review will begin on September 15, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for three professional references. For questions, please contact Dr. Matthew Lauer at email@example.com. SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer.
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SDSU is the oldest university in San Diego with a current student population of over 36,000 and approximately 5,000
faculty and staff. SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation. Established in 1897, SDSU offers bachelor degrees in 84 areas, masters in 76, and doctorates in 21. SDSU is a diverse, urban university and Hispanic- Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.