Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

  • Southern Utah University
  • Cedar City, UT
  • May 03, 2021
Full time Anthropology & Sociology

Job Description


Job Description:

Southern Utah University (SUU) invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology position in the department of History, Sociology, and Anthropology to begin August 16, 2021. We seek a Cultural/Medical Anthropologist as a sabbatical replacement. Geographical focus is open.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The annual teaching assignment will be a 4/4 course load. Teaching responsibilities will include:

  • introductory courses in Cultural Anthropology and Medical Anthropology
  • upper division elective courses in the successful candidate's area of specialty
  • An ability to also teach Ecological Anthropology is desirable, but not required

Education and Experience Requirements:

  1. PhD in Anthropology, emphasis Cultural/Medical Anthropology (ABD candidates considered)
  2. Prior experience teaching undergraduate anthropology courses
  3. Demonstrated evidence of effective teaching
  4. Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds
  5. Demonstrated commitment to pedagogical methods that enable students across racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups reach their maximum potential

Documents Needed to Apply:

  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required upon hire)
  5. Sample syllabus
  6. Student evaluations of teaching
  7. Contact information for 3 professional references

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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