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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Socio-Cultural Anthropology UNCG

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Anthropology, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Socio-Cultural Anthropology (Medical). We are particularly interested in candidates with a focus on health and health disparities among immigrant and under-represented populations. Geographic area is open. We encourage applications from scholars working in traditions of applied, engaged, public, or activist anthropology who can contribute to UNCG’s “areas of focus” as described in UNCG’s strategic plan ( The position will begin August 2019. Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in Anthropology or related discipline by August 1, 2019.

UNCG offers a BA in Anthropology. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda and teach classroom-based introductory courses in cultural anthropology and upper division area/topical courses. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to teach online and develop new courses in their area(s) of expertise. UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate population of 44% ethnic minority students. UNCG and the Anthropology Department foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains. UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit and click on “Faculty.” Please submit: (1) a cover letter which includes; a statement that discusses current and future research goals; a statement of teaching philosophy and practice; (2) a full vita; and (3) The names and contact information of three references. Because diversity is an important part of the UNCG mission, we request that you include a paragraph in your cover letter telling us how diversity figures into your teaching and research. For questions or further information contact Dr. Art Murphy, Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (

Thursday, October 11, 2018

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