The Department of Anthropology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Sociocultural Anthropology, with a specialization in critical medical anthropology, starting September, 2018.
The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017.
We seek an ethnographically grounded and theoretically engaged scholar with a strong commitment to liberal arts education, whose research and teaching promises to expand our current range of anthropological inquiry. Preference will be given to scholars with medical specialization and general area knowledge beyond the United States. The teaching load is two courses per semester and includes undergraduate as well as graduate classes. Service expectations, include some advising of graduate and undergraduate students, and serving on department and university committees. Applicants will be encouraged to develop or continue an ethnographic research program.
Applicants should apply electronically at Interfolio andsubmit a cover letter summarizing their research experience, their theoretical and topical interests, and research goals. Application dossiers should include a full CV, names and addresses of four referees, a writing sample (e.g. published or submitted articles with citation references), a teaching portfolio with teaching philosophy, syllabi for two courses in sociocultural anthropology (one basic, one more advanced), and teaching evaluations.
Applicants should have the PhD in hand at the time of application. The appointment is initially for a period of three years and renewable for a second three-year period contingent on a successful reappointment review. Tenure review normally takes place in the sixth year of appointment. The Department of Anthropology is part of the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS).
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.
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