Michigan State University, Anthropology Assistant Professor (Fixed Term), Medical and Cultural Anthropology

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Assistant Professor, Fixed-Term, Academic-Year

The Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University invites applications for a one- year position in medical and cultural anthropology (with the potential for renewal). Areas of specialization are open, although we are particularly interested in candidates with an active research program which focuses on the health of Indigenous peoples, gender, and critical analysis of health inequity within larger political, social, and cultural contexts. The successful candidate for this position will teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses; and some service to the program is expected. Compelling evidence of scholarly activity and teaching effectiveness is required.

A Ph.D. in anthropology is required by date of appointment. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Complete applications will include an application letter including names of three references, CV, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations, and up to three publications or manuscripts. Electronic submission is required and materials should be uploaded at the MSU website at https://jobs.msu.edu. The closing date for applications is April 1, 2014, or until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Heather Howard at howardh@msu.edu.

Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


Contact:  Search Committee Chair, Dr. Heather Howard at howardh@msu.edu.
Website: http://anthropology.msu.edu/
Primary Category: Anthropology
Secondary Categories: Health and Health Care
Human Rights
Native American History / Studies
Social Sciences
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Posting Date: 03/11/2014
Closing Date 06/11/2014

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