The Department of Anthropology at the University of North Texas is looking for an applied or practicing anthropologist and we would love to receive applicants who bring a feminist anthropological approach to their research in any of the areas specified in the call below.
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 ; and
- 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, and
- contribute to the service of the department, college, and university.