Syracuse University — Assistant Professor-Cultural Anthropology-Environment Justice Health

The Anthropology Department in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor of cultural anthropology. We are looking for expertise in environmental concerns and environmental justice; energy and infrastructure; extraction of natural resources; health, technology, and medicine; and multispecies relations. We would like to emphasize the health and medical anthropology aspects of this search to support the minor and to engage with other health researchers in the school. Teaching load is 2 courses per term. Annual teaching load will include an introductory cultural anthropology class. Area focus is open to South Asia and Latin America/Caribbean, as well as oceanic intersections in the Indian Ocean and/or Atlantic World.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to research as well as to undergraduate and graduate education. The Maxwell School especially seeks candidates open to collaboration and an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per semester, maintain an active research program and serve on departmental and other committees. Ph.D. in Anthropology is expected at time of appointment.

The school/department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

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