Visiting Assistant Professor

Denton, TX
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Anthropology (135300)

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Anthropology at the University of North Texas invites applications for a 1-year visiting assistant professor in applied anthropology with a focus in environmental anthropology for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The successful applicant will be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate anthropology courses, including topics in environmental anthropology. Other topics may include methods, theory, or a geographic area. The successful applicant will be prepared to mentor graduate students on thesis work, be willing to teach distance education courses, work on research agenda, and contribute to the service of the department.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must have a PhD in anthropology at the time of appointment. Applicants must have primary expertise in applied environmental anthropology. Geographic area is open.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate scholarly accomplishment, as shown by their educational background, previous research, and/or publication record. Preference will also be given to applicants with previous teaching experience and experience with applied projects.

Area of Specialty:
Applied & Environmental

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
1 Year

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy


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