The University of Nevada, Reno Department of Anthropology is currently conducting a search for the following faculty position:
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track position in cultural anthropology with a public/applied research focus. We seek a scholar who will develop an active research agenda and contribute to the department's undergraduate and graduate programs. The successful candidate is expected to teach introductory, upper division, and graduate level seminars in anthropology in line with the candidate's specialties. This position will contribute to the University's interest in expanding public engaged scholarship, teaching and service relevant to our region and diverse population, and to national and international discussions pertinent to the candidate's research focus.
Required: Strong evidence of research potential and teaching promise; public/applied specialization demonstrated through research/publications and experience; Ph.D. in Anthropology by July 1, 2013.
Preferred: Geographic area is open, but preference will be given to candidates with the potential to develop research with local communities. Desirable areas of specialty include, but are not limited to: Medical Anthropology, Urban Studies, Historical Anthropology, Indigeneity, Education, and Environmental Studies.
Apply online. Applications accepted through November 2, 2012.
HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. AA/EEO Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.