Applied Cultural Anthropology Position (Rank Open)

Applied Cultural Anthropology Position (Rank Open)

The Department of Anthropology at Texas State University invites applications for an appointment in Cultural Anthropology, rank open, to begin August of 2014.

We are interested in researchers with a focus in Applied Cultural Anthropology, and particularly applied research in relation to areas of overlap between Cultural and Biological Anthropology such as studies of human health and disease, health care systems, and/or medical knowledge and practices. We especially encourage applications at the associate and full professor level, or from experienced practitioners in the field. Rank and salary will be negotiated and commensurate with qualifications.

At time of application candidates are required to have a PhD in Anthropology with a focus in Cultural Anthropology; show evidence of research supported by external funding; and show evidence of scholarship in Applied Cultural Anthropology through peer reviewed publications, project reports, and/or program evaluations. Geographic area of specialization is open. Preference will be given to candidates who can show evidence of excellence in teaching and experience mentoring and supervising undergraduate and graduate students in applied research projects.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in research design, methods, Applied Anthropology, and area of specialization; developing external funding to support an active applied research program; and contributing to the department and university through service activities.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials: 1) a cover letter highlighting research interests, publications, and external funding; 2) a detailed curriculum vita; and 3) the names and contact information of three references. Application materials will only be accepted electronically. Please email all materials to Dr. James Garber, Search Committee Chair, in the Department of Anthropology, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. Phone: 512-245-8272.

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