Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
The Department of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or tenured associate professor position in Sociocultural Anthropology, to begin August 2018.
We seek applicants whose research and teaching address issues of contemporary and global significance. The ideal candidate will have a research agenda that combines theoretical, ethnographic, and methodological innovation and rigor. Special attention will be given to candidates who are working on one or more of the following key research themes: critical studies of race, gender and/or sexuality; health and medicine; energy and environment; politics, inequalities, and violence. Geographic area is open.
The successful candidate will work with graduate students in developing research projects and have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Candidates should explain how their research complements and/or integrates with existing departmental strengths. Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive.
Duties include teaching courses, advising students, conducting sponsored research, writing for publication, and university service.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Applicants should submit: (1) a curriculum vitae; (2) a cover letter (with clear statements of research, teaching, and contributions to issues of diversity); (3) the 1 or 2 key research themes addressed in the candidate’s research (from the above list or an additional theme not listed above); and (4) names and emails of three references.
All materials should be sent as one combined PDF via e-mail with “Sociocultural Anthropology Search” in the subject line to: Jennifer Masterson <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Priority will be given to applications received on or before October 23, 2017, but applications will be reviewed until the search is concluded.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
All applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a cognate discipline, and the degree must be in hand by time of appointment. Applicants at the tenured associate level should also have a distinguished record of scholarly publications in the field.
-Retirement Savings Plan -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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