Assistant or Associate Professor – Anthropology

Greenville, North Carolina, United States

Job description

The Department of Anthropology at East Carolina University (ECU) seeks a biomedical anthropologist for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor starting August 13, 2018. We seek applications from candidates with a field or lab-based research program that crosses disciplinary boundaries to explore biological, social, cultural, environmental, and dimensions of health and the human experience. Examples include combining forensic and cultural anthropology to address increased deaths along the U.S.-Mexico border or biocultural and medical anthropology to examine the relationships between occupational health and substance abuse.

The successful candidate is expected to teach introductory courses in general anthropology and biological anthropology as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in cultural and biological anthropology. Appropriate service to the university, community, and profession is expected.

Minimum Education/Experience:

PhD in anthropology is required. Qualifying degree must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level should have experience in securing external funding and demonstrate their potential for research and publication. Associate Professor-level applicants are expected to have active portable funding.

How to apply

Screening begins November 9, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of research interests and teaching experience/philosophy, and contact information for three references online at Official transcripts and hard-copy original, signed reference letters are required upon employment.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University: • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; • Develops tomorrow’s leaders to serve and inspire positive change; • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us.