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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

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


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Denton, Texas, United States