Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology

Employer
Duke University, Department of Cultural Anthropology
Location
Durham, North Carolina
Closing date
Nov 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty
Discipline
Cultural Anthropology
Specialty
Area Studies, Black Diaspora Studies
Organization Type
Academic

Job Details

The Department of Cultural Anthropology seeks to hire an outstanding scholar for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position whose research and teaching focuses on questions of anti-Black racism and global Blackness in the United States and/or in the Diasporas with an effective date of July 1, 2022.

We will consider all areas of research specialization, although special consideration will be given to candidates whose research attends to social movements, decolonization and decolonizing anthropology, anti-racist activism, surveillance regimes as they relate to articulating race/class/gender; environmental racism; the plantationocene, (anti)social media and the making and unmaking of communities.

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related field by the start date.

The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, mentor graduate students, advise undergraduate students, and teach courses on theory and methods. In addition, the candidate will build bridges with other relevant units across the university.

Please submit the following items online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19681: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, writing sample, diversity and inclusion statement, and the names and contact information of 3 references. Applications received by November 1, 2021 will guarantee consideration.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Employment at Duke University is contingent upon the successful candidate's compliance with the University's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. This Policy states that all faculty and staff must have or obtain a Covid-19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved.

The employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Company

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina in the U.S.A.

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  • This employer does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation/preference.
  • This employer does prohibit discrimination based on gender identity/expression.
  • This employer does not offer health insurance benefits to eligible partners.
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Telephone
919-684-5012
Location
Cultural Anthropology, Box 90091
Duke University
Durham
NC
27708-0091
United States

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