Associate or Professor and Chair in Cultural Anthropology, with specialty in Climate Change and Environmental Justice, Technology and the Human Experience, or Borders and Social Justice
Application deadline: Oct. 10th, 2023
The Department of Anthropology at the University of San Diego invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor to begin in August 2024. We seek a broadly-trained Cultural Anthropologist who will serve as Chair of the Department and lead the department through a process of curricular revision. A successful candidate will participate in one of the following academic clusters: climate change and environmental justice, technology and the human experience, or borders and social justice. More information can be found here: https://www.sandiego.edu/cas/about/diversity-equity-inclusion/hiring.php
We seek applicants with evidence of excellence in teaching anthropology courses and demonstrated leadership experience. Candidates will teach introductory courses in cultural anthropology and a range of upper level undergraduate courses within the candidate’s area of specialty and will have the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration. Successful candidates will have an active program of field research that could be integrated with undergraduate teaching and a record of scholarly publication. Candidates who engage with contemporary issues, and demonstrate a strong commitment to social justice, human rights, humanitarianism, and diversity/equity/inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidates will:
- Hold an advanced degree, preferably a doctorate or other terminal degree. ABD candidates will be considered on a case by case basis.
- Have demonstrated a commitment to teaching and research, mentoring undergraduates, and fostering a climate of inclusion and diversity.
The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity’s urgent challenges.
$7,538.75-11,564.50/month instructional base plus stipend for serving as chair; Excellent Benefits
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package including; medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University, and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
The salary range provided in this posting reflects what we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Actual compensation offered or earned is dependent on experience, education and other factors including departmental budget.
For more information contact search chair, Dr. Jennifer Parkinson at email@example.com