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Associate or Professor and Chair in Cultural Anthropology

University of San Diego
San Diego, California
$7,538.75-11,564.50/month instructional base plus stipend for serving as chair; Excellent Benefits
Closing date
Oct 10, 2023

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Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
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The Department of Anthropology at the University of San Diego invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor to begin in August 2024. We seek a broadly-trained Cultural Anthropologist who will serve as Chair of the Department and lead the department through a process of curricular revision. A successful candidate will participate in one of the following academic clusters: climate change and environmental justice, technology and the human experience, or borders and social justice. More information can be found here:

We seek applicants with evidence of excellence in teaching anthropology courses and demonstrated leadership experience. Candidates will teach introductory courses in cultural anthropology and a range of upper level undergraduate courses within the candidate’s area of specialty and will have the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration. Successful candidates will have an active program of field research that could be integrated with undergraduate teaching and a record of scholarly publication. Candidates who engage with contemporary issues, and demonstrate a strong commitment to social justice, human rights, humanitarianism, and diversity/equity/inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.

Special Conditions of Employment:

Effective June 1, 2023, based on CDC guidance, the University strongly encourages all campus members to stay up to date with Influenza and COVID-19 vaccination recommendations.  For more regarding information USD's COVID-19 protocols, please visit

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. 


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