Title Assistant Professor – Anthropology
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Northwest Sociology and Anthropology
Position Summary Indiana University Northwest, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, is seeking to fill a faculty position for a tenure-track Assistant Professor (Anthropology).

The Assistant Professor is a tenure-track, full-time, 10-month position beginning August 1, 2018. Responsibilities for this position include teaching three introductory courses in all four fields of anthropology. Responsibilities also include pursuing an active research program as well as participating in faculty governance and service.

Research start-up funds and summer support may be available.

One of eight campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus has a diverse student population of approximately 4,000 degree-seeking students and 1,500 dual-degree-seeking students. The campus offers Associate, Baccalaureate and Master’s degrees in a variety of undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research and engagement on campus and in the community. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity and engagement. Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.

Basic Qualifications Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field awarded by the August 1, 2018 hire date. Applicants must provide evidence of skill in and commitment to both teaching and research. Demonstrated cultural competence with diverse populations and groups is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to teach upper-level courses reflecting current developments in cultural anthropology preferred. Post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Department Contact for Questions Questions regarding the position or application can be directed to:

David Parnell
Search Committee Chair
(219) 981-981-5611
[email protected]

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Salary is commensurate with experience and education.
Special Instructions Please upload: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) letter of interest, 3) statement of research and teaching, and 4) list of three references to include complete mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone numbers.
For Best Consideration Date 05/06/2018
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # NW-13-1718

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Research and Teaching
  4. List Of References

Optional Documents

  1. Other


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