Employment Opportunities

Chair and Professor of Anthropology

Appalachian State University

The Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University invites applications for the position of Department Chair at the rank of Professor (advanced Associate Professors may be considered). This is a tenure-track 9 month position with twelve month duties, appointment to begin July 1, 2021. Candidates must have a PhD in Anthropology. Anthropologists from any subfield are welcome to apply.

We seek an individual with a leadership philosophy oriented toward building consensus and fostering collaborative and equitable relations. The successful candidate will provide evidence of administrative experience and skill; provide evidence of fostering collaborative relations and partnerships within and beyond the university; maintain an active research program in Anthropology; and demonstrate strengths in undergraduate teaching. We value candidates interested in working with us to nurture a vibrant undergraduate anthropology curriculum and community that fosters hope and prepares students to face the future. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion.

A complete application consists of: (1) Letter of application; (2) Statement on leadership philosophy;
(3) Statement on diversity and inclusion; (4) Current C.V.; (5) Names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Review of applications will commence on December 21, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Materials should be submitted here: https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/26911.

Contact Diane Mines, Search Committee Chair at minesdp@appstate.edu with any questions.

To learn more about our program, please see: https://anthro.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.