Anthropology, University of Connecticut

Position ID:UConn-Anthropology-2017546 [#9252, 2017546]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Residence, Anthropology REPOST
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Anthropology
Appl Deadline:2017/06/27* finished (posted 2017/06/12, finished 2017/08/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Anthropology Department at the University of Connecticut is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor in Residence, beginning in Fall 2017. The successful candidates will provide undergraduate teaching at the Storrs campus.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is  in the midst of a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut ( and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut ( investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence ( We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Anthropology Department at the rank of Assistant Professor in Residence.

The successful candidates will be expected to share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate level and to the mentoring of students in their professional development. 

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Anthropology; a strong record of outstanding teaching in a university setting; at least three years of experience in teaching anthropology to undergraduate students; and at least three years of experience and demonstrated excellence teaching college-level writing-intensive courses.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching college-level courses on cultures of the Caribbean and the anthropology of race.

Appointment Terms

This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track position, which may lead to long-term multi-year contracts. The teaching load for this position is seven 3-credit courses per year, or the equivalent.  The anticipated start date is August 23, 2017. 

To Apply

Select "Apply" and submit the following materials to Academic Jobs Online: a cover lettercurriculum vitaeteaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.), a research and scholarship statement, and a commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.). Follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of recommendation on your behalf.

Please apply by June 26, 2017 to ensure full consideration of your application. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017546)

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The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Anthropology
University of Connecticut
354 Mansfield Road
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1176

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