Assistant Professor - Cultural Anthropology CUNY Job ID: 17539
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor with a focus on Urban Anthropology of Africa or the US in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology with a starting date of August 2018.
The Department of Anthropology and Archaeology is a four-field department with faculty in each sub discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to: − Teach undergraduate courses in Anthropology including, People and Culture, American Urban Experience, Urban Anthropology, along with other topical courses. There is also the possibility of teaching graduate students at the CUNY Graduate Center. − Engage in research in cultural anthropology and scholarship involving peer reviewed publication; − Pursue a productive program of field research, and contribute to existing programmatic strengths − Student advisement and research mentoring − Participate in curriculum development and in furthering and establishing connections with other relevant departments and programs − Provide service to the department, college, university, and community; i.e. committee, administrative, supervisory, and other assignments.
Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are encouraged to apply
Brooklyn College is a microcosm of the ethnically rich borough of Brooklyn it serves as well as a mirror of the wide diversity in New York City itself. A vibrant, intellectually engaged community, our student body comprises individuals from 150 countries, speaking 105 different languages.
QUALIFICATIONS − Ph.D. degree in Anthropology from accredited institution required is by June 2018. − Ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement − Ability to cooperate with others for the good of the department and the institution. − Candidate must have an active record of research and scholarship and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level.
COMPENSATION Salary commensurate with education and experience. All appointments are subject to financial availability.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
HOW TO APPLY (1) Applicants should upload the following in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format: − A cover letter indicating the desired position, research interests, and teaching philosophy and practice relevant to this position. In addition, the cover letter should also include a statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion (i.e., a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, professional activities, and/or service. − Current curriculum vitae − A sample of published scholarly writing to which the applicant is the primary or single author
(2) Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their recommenders on the Brooklyn College Online Recommendation System.
Visit http://cuny.jobs/brooklyn-college/new-jobs/ for more information and instructions to apply. Please note there are two steps to the application process. Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.
CLOSING DATE January 9, 2018
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.