The Anthropology Department at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Cultural and Ecological Anthropology. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. This position supports the School of Language, Culture, and Society's (SLCS) emphasis on Social Justice and builds burgeoning native/indigenous studies in the School.
The Anthropology Department at Oregon State University is committed to a four-field approach. It has 12 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and 275 majors on campus. We offer an M.A. and Ph.D. in Applied Anthropology. For more information, see http://oregonstate.edu/cla/anthropology.
Oregon State is a leading research university with nearly 24,000 students, located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Anthropology is located in the School of Language, Culture, and Society (along with Ethnic Studies, Foreign Languages, and Literatures, and Women Studies) within the College of Liberal Arts. The School emphasizes diversity, inclusion, social justice, and internationalization.
50% Teaching: Teaching activities include classroom instruction, directing projects, assisting with student research and internships. Classroom instruction may be undergraduate and/or graduate lecture/seminar courses in anthropology. All faculty are expected to mentor and advise students on their development, including choices relating to academic program, research projects and career directions. This position will also participate in the development/design and revision of the curriculum offered.
40% Research and Scholarship: Pursue scholarly research and publication, and/or professional practice in the area of teaching emphasis. Results of research/scholarly work should be published, disseminated in peer-reviewed journals, and/or presented at conferences or symposiums.
10% Service: Participate actively as a member of the University community. Serve on administrative committees, search committees, university governance activities, and student advising.
Position Duties (continued):
Working Conditions/Work Schedule:
The geographic area is open, but a research focused in the Pacific NW or Arctic regions of US and Canada is possible.
A PhD in Anthropology.
Demonstrated expertise in ecological Anthropology and traditional ecological knowledge (TEK).
A record of scholarly research, publication, and presentations.
Distinction in teaching in a classroom and a proven ability to teach Anthropology effectively at lower and upper division levels.
Demonstrated ability to engage with tribal groups or indigenous communities.
Development and leadership of a research program in an academic discipline/unit.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
A research focus on the Pacific NW or Arctic regions of US and Canada.
The teaching capacity to offer courses that appeal to students in both anthropology and archaeology.
Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only)
40% Research and scholarship; expected peer-reviewed articles in scholarly journals, books, peer-reviewed conference presentations, invited presentations,lectures, and involvement in professional associations.
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Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants
For Full Consideration Date
Recommended Full-Time Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity is:
A required qualification
Special Instructions to Applicants
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV that includes the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone contact numbers (Upload as 'Other Document' if not included with your resume/vitae).
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
For additional information please contact: Karen Mills at firstname.lastname@example.org
OSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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