Cornell University, Anthropology

Position ID:Cornell-Anthropology-CLIMATE [#11717, WDR-00016339]
Position Title: Environmental Anthropologist
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Anthropology / Environmental Anthropology
Appl Deadline:2018/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/08/23, finished 2020/07/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Anthropology at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track position in environmental anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a colleague who takes an ethnographic approach to the study of climate change and/or climate change science. Successful candidates will have expertise in environmental justice, political ecology, the politics of environmental knowledge production, and/or other approaches to the study of human-environment relations. We particularly welcome applications from anthropologists with intellectual commitments to the Himalayas, Latin America, the greater Middle East, Europe, and/or East Asia, although candidates with intellectual commitments in other regions are also encouraged to apply.

Candidates should be prepared to teach a range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level that contribute to the overall mission of the department and develop their own area of specialty. They should also be committed to mentoring graduate students. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.

Applications should include: 1. a detailed letter describing current and planned research activities, teaching qualifications and interests at both graduate and undergraduate levels; 2. a full curriculum vitae; 3. the names and addresses (including telephone and e-mail) of three academic referees.  4. article-length writing sample 5. a syllabus on The Anthropology of Climate Change

Applications should be submitted online via academicjobsonline.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until a candidate has been hired.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Environmental Search
Department of Anthropology
263 McGraw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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