Kansas State University, Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropology
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|Location:||Kansas, United States|
The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Cultural Anthropology at the Assistant Professor rank to begin August 2017.
The department seeks cultural anthropology applicants with specializations in teaching and research that complement existing faculty; our thematic interests for this position include, but are not limited to, language and culture, environmental anthropology, and medical anthropology. Teaching responsibilities include five courses per academic year, including a large signature Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, and possibly an anthropological theory course.
The successful candidate will be dedicated to high-quality undergraduate education and have demonstrated ability to engage, inspire, and nurture the intellectual growth of students from a wide variety of backgrounds. The successful candidate will be expected to publish original research, obtain research funding, and extend research opportunities to undergraduate students. The successful candidate will mentor students, and collegially engage in service to the program (advising the Anthropology Club, for example). Our new colleague will be expected to strive towards excellence in teaching, research, mentorship, and service.
Advanced graduate training in Anthropology, or a related discipline, is required. ABDs will be considered. Evidence of effectiveness, or potential for excellence, in research and teaching is required.
A PhD in Anthropology, or a related discipline, is preferred.
Submit one PDF file, under the resume option, with the following elements in this order: 1) a cover letter that highlights teaching and research interests and experience; 2) a curriculum vitae, including contact information for three references; 3) a teaching portfolio that includes a brief statement of teaching philosophy, 1-3 sample syllabi, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a tabulation of teaching evaluations, peer reviews of teaching, etcetera).
Applications received by October 28, 2016 will receive full consideration. Salary commensurate with experience.
Dr. Jessica Marie Falcone
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Kansas State University