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University of North Texas - Department of Anthropology, Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer (continuing)

University of North Texas

Last Updated: 1/12/22

Job Description

The Department of Anthropology at the University of North Texas invites applications for a non-tenure- track lecturer 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

This position is 50% teaching and 50% administration/advising undergraduate students. Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:

  • teach undergraduate 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),
  • be prepared to develop applied field and/or community-based class projects that educate students in anthropological praxis,
  • serve as the Director of Undergraduate Programs and as the faculty advisor to undergraduate students, and
  • serve on additional department, college, and university committees as workload permits.

Applicants must have a master’s in anthropology at the time of appointment. Candidates with a commitment to mentoring historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups and/or first-generation college students are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants must submit a letter of application describing their research interests and qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of teaching evaluations, a diversity statement (describe how you incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your research and teaching practices, and how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at UNT through teaching and service), and the names of three references with contact information.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/53884.

Applications will be reviewed starting January 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

UNT is an AA/ADA/EOE



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Denton, Texas, United States