The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in Sociocultural Anthropology housed within the Department of Communication, Media and Culture beginning 1 August 2024. In addition to excellent scholarship, candidates should have a proven record of teaching excellence and a strong interest in interdisciplinarity. Candidates’ research and teaching interests should engage at least one of the following thematic areas: applied and public anthropology; global organizations (eg. media, cultural heritage, NGOs); globalization, migration, and transnationalism; media and communications; race, ethnicity, indigenous studies, and decolonization; environmental studies and sustainability; gender and sexuality; civil society, social movements, and social change. Geographical specializations open. We welcome scholars with experience or interest in how anthropological research can be communicated through a range of modalities in addition to scholarly publications (eg. journalism, multimedia, film, design).
Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related discipline by time of appointment (August 1, 2024, pending final budgetary approval). Proven capacity for excellent, engaged teaching committed to student learning within a liberal arts context, and to experiential learning and critical practice. Strong record in curriculum and course development. Familiarity with liberal arts education, learning objectives, skill development (critical thinking, information literacy, writing in the disciplines, etc.) and assessment is highly desirable. Strong research and publication record in Anthropology. Capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment a strong plus. Ability to speak French is recommended but not required. European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France, while helpful, is not necessary at the time of application.
We invite and encourage members of underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.
We seek engaged teacher-scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research for promotion. AUP follows an American model of academic promotion (Assistant, Associate, Professor).
Please submit your application to http://apply.interfolio.com/131211, including
Applications should be received by 1 November 2023 for full consideration.
About the Department:https://www.aup.edu/academics/departments/communication-media-and-culture