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Careers

Careers

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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Department of Social Medicine, Population, and Public Health - University of California Riverside

Dec 6, 2022, 10:04 AM

The Department of Social Medicine, Population, and Public Health (SMPPH), which is a rapidly growing department in the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine, is recruiting up to two tenure track or tenured faculty members at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

Lecturer, Anthropology - University of Central Florida

Dec 5, 2022, 8:48 AM

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure earning lecturer position anticipated to begin in August 2023.

Assistant Professor of Anthropology - University of South Alabama

Nov 28, 2022, 2:14 PM

The University of South Alabama is recruiting a tenure-track, broadly trained cultural anthropologist strongly committed to four-field undergraduate education and active field research. Ethnographic and topical specializations are open. We are especially interested in applicants whose work addresses health, food systems, and/or global and local issues, including immigration or climate change.

Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Archaeology and Cultural Resource Management) - California State University, Long Beach

Nov 10, 2022, 9:20 AM

The Department of Anthropology at California State University, Long Beach is seeking a tenure track assistant professor position in Archaeology, with specialization in Cultural Resource Management among African-American, Latino/a/x, Native American or Asian-American/Pacific Islander communities. Successful candidates must have completed their Ph.D. in Anthropology or Archaeology by August 1, 2023.

Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology - Metropolitan State University of Denver

Nov 8, 2022, 2:01 PM

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Metropolitan State University of Denver invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Cultural Anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in August of the 2023-2024 academic year. We are looking for applicants specializing in applied anthropology and/or environmental anthropology with a focus on Latin America, Latinx communities, Indigenous, underrepresented and/or minority communities.

Assistant Professor - Biological Anthropology - University of North Carolina Wilmington

Oct 21, 2022, 1:50 PM

The Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, seeks a broadly trained biological anthropologist to fill a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2023. The successful candidate will have or develop, and maintain, an active field and or laboratory-based research program in anthropological genetics that can be supported by external funding; areas include but are not limited to ancient DNA, genomics, and epigenetics. Applicants should have research interests that focus their molecular genetics specialization on hominin evolution and adaptation, and modern human origins.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology - Augustana College

Oct 13, 2022, 1:45 PM

Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology beginning in August of the 2023-2024 academic year. We encourage applicants from underrepresented communities, and/or whose teaching and research examine Anthropology from the perspectives of diverse populations. We seek candidates whose teaching and research focus on Medical Anthropology and/or Environmental Anthropology.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology - Southern Methodist University

Oct 7, 2022, 9:20 AM

The Department of Anthropology at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professor positions in cultural anthropology who are also able to teach medical anthropology courses. Both positions are available for the 2023-2024 academic year; however, we hope to hire one excellent candidate who is available to start in January 2023.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Medical Anthropology - University of Pennsylvania

Oct 6, 2022, 10:48 AM

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medical Anthropology. We seek a colleague whose work will complement curricular and theoretical initiatives to decolonize the modern life sciences, reverse longstanding institutional and political trends that perpetuate racial and ethnic disparities, and inspire innovative investigative frameworks that lead to improved accountability and care. We especially welcome colleagues with ethnographically grounded research interests in one or more of the following areas: the anthropology of medicine and therapeutic practices, structural health inequalities, environmental health justice and wellbeing, health technologies and epistemologies, and global health.

Assistant Professor - Health research w-excluded-underserved-minoritized groups in North America - Washington State University

Sep 29, 2022, 9:40 AM

The Department of Anthropology at Washington State University seeks to hire a cultural anthropologist who conducts health-oriented research and collaborates with, is embedded in, and seeks to benefit members of systematically excluded, historically underserved, and/or minoritized groups within Canada, the US, and/or Mexico.

Assistant Professor, Sociocultural Anthropology - Washington University in St. Louis

Sep 14, 2022, 8:57 AM

The Department of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in the Fall semester of 2023. We seek an active researcher working domestically or internationally to complement a department with a record of excellence in medical anthropology, global health, and related areas.

Assistant Professor - Anthropology of Health - New Mexico State University

Sep 9, 2022, 11:12 AM

The Department of Anthropology seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of cultural anthropology with preferred expertise in the anthropology of health who also complements the department’s research and practice.

Assistant Professor of Cultural and Environmental Anthropology - New Mexico State University

Sep 9, 2022, 11:05 AM

The Department of Anthropology seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of cultural anthropology with specialization in environmental anthropology that complements the department's research and practice. Preference will be given to expertise in one or more of the following areas: cultural landscapes, sustainability, conservation of biocultural diversity, traditional ecological knowledge, political ecology, climate change, disaster research, migration, and environmental justice.

Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology - Selina Okin Kim Conner Professorship - Washington University in St. Louis

Sep 8, 2022, 1:53 PM

The Department of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, invites applications for a tenured appointment in anthropology at the rank of Professor to begin in the Fall semester of 2023. We seek an exceptional researcher and engaged scholar, working domestically or internationally, to complement a department with a record of excellence in medical anthropology, global health, and related areas.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology - Vassar College

Sep 8, 2022, 1:38 PM

The Department of Anthropology at Vassar College invites applications for a tenure-track position in cultural anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2023.

Tenure-track Faculty Position (open-rank), Indigenous Law and Policy - Lehigh University

Sep 7, 2022, 10:09 AM

The Department of Community and Population Health in the College of Health (COH) at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position with a focus on global and/or US Indigenous law and policy with a concentration in Indigenous health, broadly defined.

Two Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions - Purdue University

Sep 6, 2022, 1:24 PM

Purdue University’s Department of Anthropology is seeking to fill two in-residence, tenure track Assistant Professor positions focusing on science, technology, and society (STS), to begin August 2023.

Assistant Professor - Washington State University

Sep 2, 2022, 10:02 AM

The Department of Anthropology at Washington State University seeks to hire a broadly trained scholar who draws on one or more subfields of anthropology and has developed a research focus on Native American and Indigenous communities of western North America (preferred) or other regions of North America.

Non-tenure Track Lecturer to Coordinate the Department's Internship Program - Texas State University

Aug 29, 2022, 11:56 AM

The Department of Anthropology at Texas State University invites applications for a non-tenure track lecturer to coordinate the department's internship program. Position to begin Fall 2023.

Tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate Professor position in Black Studies - University of California, Irvine

Aug 18, 2022, 10:47 AM

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate Professor position in Black Studies. Geographic area and thematic research foci are open. We especially welcome applications from scholars whose research provides critical perspectives on racism, white supremacy, and racial capitalism by deploying intersectional Black theories and methodologies, such as, but not limited to, Black ecologies, Black queer and feminist theory, Black radicalism, embodiment, Black geographies, abolition, decolonization, Black liberation, African diaspora, and global Blackness.

Assistant or Associate Professor, Anthropology - Baylor University

Jun 23, 2022, 2:21 PM

The Department of Anthropology within the College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor University is accepting applications for an assistant (tenure-track) OR associate (tenured or tenure-track) professor. This position is open to applicants with research and teaching interests in human health (broadly conceived).

Education

Education

The following list of educational institutions have shown a commitment in applied anthropology; each of these universities currently teach classes, field schools, or offer degrees in the field.

Organizations

Organizations

Below is a list of topical and Anthropological associations that may be of interest.

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