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Assistant Professor, Anthropology & Public Health 046595

Employer
Wayne State University
Location
Detroit, Michigan
Closing date
Apr 24, 2024

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
Assistant Professor, Anthropology & Public Health 046595
We are searching for an experiencedAssistant Professor, Anthropology & Public Health 046595at our Detroit campus location.
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society.
Essential Functions (Job Duties):
We invite applications for a Biocultural Anthropologist to be appointed as a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in August 2023. The hire will be jointly appointed (50/50) in Anthropology and Public Health, with a tenure home in the Department of Anthropology. This search is one of two concurrent hires in the Department of Anthropology. Topical areas of interest may include but are not limited to: biological and health impacts of poverty or racism; global and/or public health; human adaptations among diverse populations; reproductive health, stress, and environment. Geographic area is open.
Teach two courses per semester.
Supervise undergraduate and graduate students.
Apply for external funding.
Conduct research leading to publications.
Participate on two department committees.
Other duties as assigned.
Unique Duties:
Qualifications:
A PhD in Anthropology, Public Health, or closely related social science discipline is required by the start of the appointment in August 2023.
Candidates whose research expertise complements those of the faculty in the Departments of Anthropology and Public Health and intersects with topics of broad anthropological significance.
Candidates whose scholarship and lived experience advances the university's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Preferred Qualifications:
School/College/Division:
H12 - College of Liberal Arts & Science
Primary Department:
H0333 - Anthropology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Academic/Faculty
Funding/Salary Information:
Compensation Type:Annual Salary
Hourly Rate:
Salary Minimum:
Salary Hire Maximum:
Working Conditions:
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Job Openings: 1
Reposted Position: No
Reposted Reason: None (New Requisition)
Prior Posting/Requisition Number: 046595
Background Check Requirements:
University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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