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Job ID: 175360

Asst Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2021
Title Asst Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Anthropology-135300
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of North Texas invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in applied cultural anthropology for Fall 2022. The UNT Department of Anthropology is distinguished as part of a unique group of departments offering a Masters in applied anthropology, as well as an undergraduate BA.

We emphasize the use of anthropology to solve problems and improve people’s lives in the following areas of focus:

  • environmental and ecological anthropology
  • medical anthropology and public health
  • anthropology of education
  • business, technology, and design
  • migration and borders
  • urban anthropology We are looking for research and teaching expertise in one or more of these focus areas, with preference given to environmental anthropology and/or environmental/racial/social justice. Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate anthropology courses, particularly in one of our focus areas. Other courses may be methodological, theoretical, or of a geographic area
  • Our department has a strong tradition of online teaching, and the successful candidate must be willing to teach some distance education courses (in addition to face-to-face classes)
  • Develop applied field and/or class projects that educate students in anthropological praxis
  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students
  • Maintain an active research agenda commensurate with UNT’s ambitions and obligations as a Carnegie-ranked Tier One public research university that is also both a Hispanic and Minority Serving institution
  • Contribute to the service of the department, college, and university

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