Employment Opportunity: Gender & Sexuality and/or Linguistic Anthropology

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:30am to Sat, 03/30/2019 - 11:30am

Current Openings

NTT Visiting Assistant Professor - Gender & Sexuality and/or Linguistic Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Lecturer position for the 2019-2020 academic year (salaried and benefitted). Minimum PhD in anthropology, but ABD status will be considered. Teaching experience is required. The successful applicant for the position will have an active research program and teaching experience in Gender & Sexuality and/or Linguistic Anthropology and who will expand our world area coverage. The assigned teaching load is 4/4. Start date is August 2019.

Applicants must provide in one single PDF file: (1) letter of application that includes a description of their teaching and research interests; (2) current CV with names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references; (3) relevant teaching evaluations; and (4) a statement about how their past experiences, current interests/activities, and future goals demonstrate their commitment to creating and retaining diverse communities both within the academy and across broader contexts. All materials should be sent electronically in a single PDF file to the Department Chair, Dr. Timothy J. Smith, at smithtj2@appstate.edu with “2019 Lecturer Hire” in the subject line. Review of all applications will begin March 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. The Department of Anthropology has 13 tenure-track faculty and nearly 200 majors. Additional information about this position, the university, and the surrounding area is located at www.appstate.edu.

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness. Learn more at http://diversity.appstate.edu.

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or maxeymr@appstate.edu.  Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.