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We're hiring a new tenure-track anthropologist!

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The Department of Language & Cultural Studies, Anthropology, and Sociology at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Anthropology Program, to begin in August 2024. A Ph.D. in Anthropology or equivalent by the time of appointment is preferred.
We seek an anthropologist who can contribute to a four-field approach to anthropology. A commitment to teaching undergraduate students and evidence of teaching effectiveness are essential. The new faculty member will be responsible for teaching four courses per semester. Preference given to candidates who contribute to teaching the following courses in the anthropology core curriculum: Native American Cultures, Archaeology and Human Cultures, anthropological theory, and anthropological writing, in addition to courses in their area of expertise.
Candidates who can contribute to our Archaeology Field School, our online curriculum, and who have a demonstrated interest in and dedication to significant engagement and collaboration with Native American, descendant, and/or Appalachian communities and organizations are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please visit EKU's Careers website:
Applications should include:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • One-page Teaching Statement
  • One-page Statement of Research
  • Contact information for 3 professional references
  • Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Other Relevant Information
The EKU Anthropology Program emphasizes a holistic, four-field approach to Anthropology. The program offers a B.A. in Anthropology and Minors in Anthropology and Archaeology. Anthropology faculty emphasize mentorship and high impact teaching practices, including an Archaeology Field School, Primate Field School, Education Abroad, and applied anthropology research.
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Published on October 27, 2023

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