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Job ID: 195301

Asst Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Sep. 23, 2022
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 2023. The UNT Department of Anthropology is distinguished as part of a unique group of departments offering a Master’s 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 seek research and teaching expertise in one or more of the above focus areas. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in the intersection of the environment, health/well-being, and social/racial 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, and contribute to the service of the department, college, and university
  • contribute to the service of the department, college, and university

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