Boston University, Department of Anthropology

Position ID:BU-Anthropology-ASTP [#25413]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Anthropology / Open
Appl Deadline:2023/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2023/08/22, listed until 2024/02/22)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Anthropology at Boston University seeks a sociocultural anthropologist at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates should be actively engaged in research in the Americas, with a preference for Latin America. The topical focus is open, but the Department is particularly looking for one or more of the following areas: environment, health and medicine, media, and/or migration and mobility. Applicants should have a Ph.D. completed by September 2024, an active research program and a strong record of teaching excellence. Applications should be received by October 15, 2023.  Please submit a letter of application and separate statements of teaching (no more than 2 pages), research (no more than 2 pages), and diversity (no more than 2 pages), a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/25413. Applicants should address any queries to Prof. Robert P. Weller, Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, Boston University, at anthro@bu.edu. In their diversity statement, applicants should demonstrate past/current or future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and/or outreach. 

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Further Info:
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232 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215