Lehigh University, Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology

Position ID:Lehigh-Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology-APUA [#14818]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Urban Anthropology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Anthropology / Urban Anthropology, Migration, Sociolinguistics, Sustainability
Appl Deadline:2019/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/25, finished 2020/05/17, listed until 2020/03/25)
Position Description:    

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LEHIGH UNIVERSITY. The Department of Sociology & Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Anthropology, effective Fall 2020. Potential candidates must have a primary research area in urban anthropology, with a strong record of ethnographic research on migration, sociolinguistics, or sustainability. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous research program and teach introductory anthropology courses, as well as advanced courses in their area of interest. To be considered, candidates must have at least one scholarly work accepted for publication or have secured extra-institutional research funding. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in anthropology completed by the effective starting date of employment.

Lehigh University is a highly competitive, research-oriented, private university experiencing significant growth. We are located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City. The standard teaching load is 2/2. Lehigh University’s core mission includes a strong commitment to developing global and interdisciplinary initiatives. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology has 12 faculty members and offers undergraduate majors in anthropology and sociology and an MA degree in sociology (https://socanthro.cas2.lehigh.edu/). Department faculty are active researchers and dedicated teachers who collaborate in a variety of interdisciplinary academic and research programs.

Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of its community and curriculum. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/pdfs/active_pdf_forms/NEW_DualCareer_WLBalance.pdf

Candidates should submit the following 1) a cover letter, 2) statements of research interests and teaching effectiveness (one statement for each, not to exceed two pages each), and 3) a curriculum vitae. Please do not submit additional materials at this time. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Applications must be completed by November 15, 2019 to receive full consideration. Questions concerning the position should be directed to Dr. Bruce Whitehouse, Search Committee Chair, at brw208@lehigh.edu.

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Further Info:
Lehigh University
31 Williams Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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