Job: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Texas A&M University

The Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in medical anthropology beginning August 2015. We are seeking a scholar whose research explores the intersection between human health/nutrition and migration/development/globalization. The successful candidate will have a strong record of research that is empirically grounded and bridges cultural and biological anthropology. While geographic specialization is open, strong preference will be given to candidates who are working in areas strongly affected by ongoing processes of migration, development, and/or globalization.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses in anthropology each semester ranging from introductory and upper level undergraduate classes to graduate seminars; conduct research in the area of medical anthropology; advise and mentor students; and participate in service to the department, college, and university.

Minimum qualifications: PhD received in 2014 or earlier and a graduate degree in Anthropology. Prior teaching experience, an active ethnographic field research program, research publications in top tier venues, and success in obtaining external grants for research will be considered as strengths in the search process. Applicants are encouraged to articulate how they may contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service,

Review of applications will begin Oct. 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references as a single pdf file by email to addressed to the Search Committee chair, Dr. Lori Wright.

Texas A&M University is a leading public research university with over 55,000 students. Texas A&M is located in the city of College Station which is within 90 minutes of both Houston and Austin metropolitan areas. Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.