Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Employer
SUNY Geneseo
Location
Geneseo, New York
Salary
61,000
Closing date
Feb 25, 2023

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Position Type
Tenured
Discipline
General Anthropology
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Other
Organization Type
Academic
Level of Experience
Entry-level

The Department of Anthropology at SUNY Geneseo (located 40 minutes from downtown Rochester, NY) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. We seek a scholar with research expertise in health, disease, illness, or medicine and a regional focus in the Americas.

In addition to teaching courses that contribute to the department’s major/minor in anthropology and interdisciplinary major/minor in sociomedical sciences, the ideal candidate’s expertise will contribute to one of the following interdisciplinary programs at the college: Native American Studies, Sustainability Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Black Studies, American Studies, Linguistics.

Geneseo is a distinctive public liberal arts college that welcomes and inspires students to develop their knowledge and skills to build a more just world. We seek to hire a scholar with an active research agenda who is also committed to undergraduate education and mentorship. In addition to producing scholarship, this position requires a 3 x 3 teaching load, student advising, and service to the department and the college. More information on Geneseo’s Department of Anthropology is available at https://www.geneseo.edu/department-of-anthropology.

Required Qualifications

  • Applicants must have earned a doctorate, or international equivalent, in anthropology or a related field by the date of appointment (September 1, 2023).   Research in medical anthropology (with a cultural or biocultural orientation) or a related field. Active research agenda in the Americas (North America, Latin America or the Caribbean). Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A record of teaching excellence, especially in undergraduate courses in medical anthropology or related subjects. Experience working with students on undergraduate research or other integrative and applied learning experiences.

Application Instructions To apply, submit the following items by Monday, February 6, 2023.

  1. Cover letter addressing research, teaching and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Writing sample (does not have to be a published manuscript)

Candidates who are invited for a remote interview will be asked to provide a statement of their teaching philosophy, evidence of excellence in teaching (if available), and a sample syllabus. References will be requested from short list candidates only.

Submit your application through the SUNY Geneseo Online Employment System

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