Visiting Assistant Professor

Fargo, ND
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Feb 27, 2018
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology seeks a full-time one-year visiting assistant professor of cultural anthropology to begin August 2018. We seek a ethnographically grounded cultural anthropologist who specializes in medical anthropology. The successful candidate will be required to teach a 2/3 teaching load. In addition, the candidate must work effectively with colleagues and students in an interdisciplinary setting.

Minimum Qualifications:
The successful candidate must have
• a PhD in Anthropology in hand by the start of the appointment.
• ability to teach Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and Medical Anthropology.
• excellent oral and written communication skills.
• effective interpersonal skills.
• demonstrable record of effective teaching experience at the university level.
• strong research agenda

Preferred Qualifications:
The department is looking for a colleague who can complement the scholarship of current faculty members. The program and department value interdisciplinary work, therefore preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate an ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting, as well as with programs such as Tribal and Indigenous Peoples Studies ( TIPS ) and Women and Gender Studies ( WGS ). In addition, preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names, addresses (including e-mail), and telephone numbers of four references (attach to "Other Document 1").
Screening will begin 3/26/18

No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. • 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  2. Veterans Administration Letter
  3. Other Document 2

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