Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Cultural Anthropology), Tenure-track

Employer
Elon University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Location
Elon, North Carolina
Closing date
Nov 1, 2021

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Position Type
Pre-Tenure
Discipline
Cultural Anthropology
Organization Type
Academic
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Assistant Professor of Anthropology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Elon University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in cultural anthropology beginning mid-August 2022. Applicants must have a PhD in Anthropology by the time of appointment with a specialization in medical anthropology. Applicants with expertise in indigenous studies or experience working with indigenous populations are especially encouraged. Geographical area is open. The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda from which to mentor students in undergraduate research. Teaching includes introduction to cultural anthropology, qualitative methods, upper division topics courses in area of specialization, rotation in the theory, capstone seminar, and courses in the Elon Core Curriculum. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Elon is a dynamic, private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. It has a robust center for international studies and study abroad as well as a Program for Ethnographic Research and Community Studies (PERCS). To learn more about Elon, please visit our website at www.elon.edu. Applications must be received by November 1, 2021 to be considered. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research, and names of three references to Dr. Mussa Idris, Chair of the Anthropology Search Committee at anthrosearch2021@elon.edu. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Zoom. Top candidates will be invited to an on-campus, mask-to-mask interview. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

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Elon is a dynamic, private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. It has a robust center for international studies and study abroad as well as a Program for Ethnographic Research and Community Studies. To learn more about Elon, please visit our website at www.elon.edu.

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Telephone
336-278-6496
Location
CB#2950
Elon
NC
27244
United States

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