Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Medical)

Job description

Position Number 998715

Functional Title Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Medical)

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda and teach classroom-based introductory courses in cultural anthropology and upper division area/topical courses. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to teach online and develop new courses in their area(s) of expertise

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in Anthropology or related discipline by August 1, 2019.

Preferred Qualifications

We are particularly interested in candidates with a focus on health and health disparities among immigrant and under-represented populations. Geographic area is open. We encourage applications from scholars working in traditions of applied, engaged, public, or activist anthropology who can contribute to UNCG's “areas of focus” as described in UNCG's strategic plan (

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit and click on "Faculty." Please submit: (1) a cover letter which includes; a statement that discusses current and future research goals; a statement of teaching philosophy and practice; (2) a full vita; and (3) The names and contact information of three references. Because diversity is an important part of the UNCG mission, we request that you include a paragraph in your cover letter telling us howdiversity figures into your teaching and research. For questions or further information contactDr. Art Murphy, Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur when an applicant is being considered for an interview by the committee.

Recruitment Range Competitive

Org #-Department Anthropology - 12202

Job Open Date 10/15/2018

For Best Consideration Date 11/15/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. List of References

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
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    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
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    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
    • Yes
    • No

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Posted: 10/16/2018
Application Due: 10/24/2018
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