Assistant Professor in Medical Anthropology, University of Dallas

The University of Dallas’s Constantin College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position for a beginning Assistant Professor in medical anthropology with start date 27 August 2014 (Ph.D. in hand by the start date). The successful candidate will be the first full-time faculty member in the newly established, undergraduate, interdisciplinary social sciences major, the Human Sciences in the Contemporary World (HUSC). The major is predicated on the common foundations of the contemporary social and behavioral sciences (especially sociology, anthropology, social psychology, and linguistics, without excluding more humanistic or scientific approaches to human being). See the web site for further information:

A willingness to work closely with undergraduates and encourage student research is essential. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach introduction to the social sciences, and either contemporary social theory or history of one of the human sciences.

The University of Dallas is a selective, independent Roman Catholic liberal arts university. The curriculum of the undergraduate Constantin College is based on a rigorous, wide-ranging program of core courses (60 hours, plus a language). The Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area is a major center of medical research with a strong community of medical anthropologists.

Letters of application plus dossiers (including letters of recommendation), teaching portfolio or statement of teaching philosophy, and a writing sample should be sent to search chair Dr. Dennis Sepper, Director of Human Sciences in the Contemporary World, at email address, or by land mail at Philosophy Department, University of Dallas, 1845 E. Northgate Dr., Irving, TX 75062-4736. Review of applications will be continuous, with phone/Skype interviews in mid-January and on-campus visits beginning early February. EOE.