Assistant Professor of Anthropology at University of North Florida

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Jacksonville, Florida





Job Description:

Job Title:

Assistant Professor of Anthropology


Position Number:

338820


Requisition Number:

B07682


Position Type:

Faculty 9-10 Months


Time-limited through:

N/A


Type of Appointment:

Full-Time, Tenure-Track


Faculty Position Sub-Type:

Regular


Length of Appointment:

9 months


Internal Recruitment?:

No


Working Hours:

8:00am-5:00pm


Department:

Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work


Organization:

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES


Division:

Academic Affairs - DIV


College:

College of Arts and Sciences


Pay Basis:

Annually


Equal Opportunity:

In 2020, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the HEED institutions and was recognized as a 2020 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who reports discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of university regulation.


Carnegie:

UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University's collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF's mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.


Faculty Initiatives:

The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.


General Description / Primary Purpose:

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at the University of North Florida invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty member in linguistic anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2022.



Job Function:

UNF faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to excel in teaching, maintain an active research agenda including publication in peer-reviewed outlets, secure external research funding, and make meaningful service contributions to the department, the university, and the discipline.



Faculty Position Required Qualifications:

Candidates should have expertise in linguistic anthropology grounded in contemporary cultural anthropological theories and qualitative ethnographic research. Their study of language should intersect with two or more of the following areas of investigation: gender and sexuality, race and racism, migration, new media, and politics. Geographic focus of research is open. Requirements for this position also include: a PhD in Anthropology by August 1st, 2022, some prior scholarly publications in the field of linguistic anthropology, knowledge of at least one foreign language, and some relevant teaching experience.


The position requires that candidates demonstrate an ability to teach face-to-face and online classes in linguistic anthropology, cultural anthropology, and in their geographic area of expertise. Previous experience or a commitment to developing study abroad programs and/or field schools is preferred.



Departmental Requirements:

Candidates should have expertise in linguistic anthropology grounded in contemporary cultural anthropological theories and qualitative ethnographic research. Their study of language should intersect with two or more of the following areas of investigation: gender and sexuality, race and racism, migration, new media, and politics. Geographic focus of research is open. Requirements for this position also include: a PhD in Anthropology by August 1st, 2022, some prior scholarly publications in the field of linguistic anthropology, knowledge of at least one foreign language, and some relevant teaching experience.


The position requires that candidates demonstrate an ability to teach face-to-face and online classes in linguistic anthropology, cultural anthropology, and in their geographic area of expertise. Previous experience or a commitment to developing study abroad programs and/or field schools is preferred.



Statement(s) of Understanding Definition:


Background Check: This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University's policy, this position may also require a credit check.


Foreign Influence Review: Pursuant to Florida Statute 1010.35, this position requires additional information from all applicants seeking research or research-related positions prior to an interview or offer of employment. Applicants MUST fully complete the Foreign Influence Review section of their application. Additional documents (e.g., passport) may be required based on form responses.



Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a "Responsible Employee" pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University's Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.


Required Licensure or Certification:

N/A


Machines/Equipment used regularly:

Telephone, photocopier, computer, printer


Anticipated Start Date:

08/08/2022


Job Posting Date:

10/05/2021


Application Review Date:

11/15/2021


Open Until Filled:

Yes


Point of Contact Information:

Yentl Dunbar (904) 620-2705


Hiring Official:

Jennifer Spaulding-Givens


Location if not Jacksonville:

Jacksonville, FL


Special Instructions:

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position including


  1. A cover letter that addresses their research, teaching profile, and professional plan for the next 5 years;

  2. a curriculum vitae;

  3. a statement of their teaching experience and philosophy;

  4. copies of relevant syllabi;

  5. 1-2 sample publications in linguistic anthropology;

  6. unofficial transcripts; and

  7. a minimum of three (3) references with contact information must be listed in the application. Candidates who are invited for campus interviews will be asked to have original, signed reference letters mailed or submitted electronically.

  8. **Foreign Passport

  9. **DS-160





**REQUIRED if the applicant answers yes to Question1/Section A within Foreign Influence Review Section of the application.
Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Dr. Rosa de Jorio, Search Committee Chair, at (904) 620-1642 or rdejorio@unf.edu Initial review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021.
Quicklink:


https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/18109


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