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Assistant/Associate Professor of Latinx Studies - Environmental or Medical Anthropology

Employer
Rutgers University Newark
Location
Newark, New Jersey
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Oct 21, 2022

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Position Type
Pre-Tenure
Discipline
Cultural Anthropology
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Environmental Anthropology
Organization Type
Academic
Level of Experience
Any level of experience considered
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The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Rutgers University-Newark invites applications for a tenured/tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Latinx Studies, to begin in the Fall of 2023 as part of a race, racism, and inequality cluster hire. We seek a social scientist whose work focuses on the topics of health disparities, climate change, or environmental justice as they relate to the experience of Latinx people in the United States. Additional scholarly themes that are of strong interest to the department include immigration and urban studies. Applicants should show evidence of an active and innovative research agenda. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Sociology and/or Anthropology courses in their area of expertise at the undergraduate and graduate level. This position is part of the President’s Strategic Faculty Diversity Hiring initiative.  

Applications will start to be reviewed on October 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position may be sent to Sean Mitchell, Search Committee Co-Chairperson at seantm@rutgers.edu

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is strongly committed to undergraduate education. Our undergraduate program offers a BA in Sociology and a BA in Anthropology. We also offer minors in Anthropology, Sociology, Health and Society, and Peace and Conflict Studies. At the graduate level the Department houses the inter-disciplinary Peace and Conflict Studies MA program. Faculty in the Department are also affiliated with, or play leadership roles in the Global Urban Studies Ph.D. Program, and the graduate programs in Global Affairs and American Studies. For more information about the department: https://sasn.rutgers.edu/academics-admissions/academic-departments/sociology-anthropology.

 The School of Arts and Sciences (SASN) is a place where exploration, discovery, and imagination come together to form the core of a liberal arts education. We serve all undergraduates at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N); and offer a broad selection of more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate courses a year in more than 40 subjects. SASN combines the best of a large research university that is not just in Newark but of Newark – an anchor of our home city. RU-N is located just minutes from New York City and is in a transportation hub with easy access to Philadelphia and Washington D.C. New Jersey offers a vibrant community and varied cultural activities, excellent schools, and opportunities to live in culturally diverse urban, suburban, or small-town settings within a short distance of campus. RU-N is consistently ranked one of the most diverse universities in the country by US News and World Report and has been designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). For more information about RU-N: https://www.newark.rutgers.edu

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