The Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in linguistic anthropology to begin in Fall 2019.
We seek a dynamic teacher with the versatility to cover introductory courses in linguistic anthropology, linguistics, and cultural anthropology; a field-based ethnographic methods course; and upper-division electives in linguistic anthropology related to the candidate’s areas of interest and specialization. The successful candidate will have an active research program in language revitalization in Native North America. Candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to including undergraduates in their research will be strongly preferred. Teaching load is five 3-credit courses per academic year.
In the letter of application, candidates should address their research program; teaching philosophy; evidence of ability to work well with people, including those of diverse backgrounds; experience with and commitment to intellectual diversity; and qualifications for teaching the courses mentioned.
The successful candidate will have the Ph.D. in Anthropology in hand by August 1, 2019.
Applicants must submit:
* Letter of application that specifically addresses the job requirements and qualifications
* Current curriculum vitae
* Unofficial transcripts
* Reference checking is a standard step in our hiring process. Please provide contact information, including email addresses, for three references. You may be asked to provide contact information for two additional references as part of the search process for this position.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with skills and experience.
The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.
The Department of Anthropology is committed to fostering an environment that welcomes and supports diversity of faculty, staff, and students. Integrating creative and robust research with outreach to students and the community though teaching and service, we provide our students with rich opportunities to learn and collaborate both in and out of the classroom. We are engaged in strong interdisciplinary collaborations both within our department and with colleagues in several related fields, from psychology, geography, sociology, biology, and nursing to Women’s and Ethnic Studies, museum studies, theatre, and history. We offer a strong program integrating undergraduates into a broad array of applied anthropological work, from hands-on training in curation, preservation, public outreach, laboratory techniques, field methods, and cultural resource management to participation in local and international field schools, internships, and community-based research opportunities. Our department also houses both the world-renowned Center for Cognitive Archaeology, which fosters interdisciplinary initiatives in human cognition and evolution, and the Seyhan Dwelis Curation Facility, which serves southern Colorado. For more information about the department, please visit our website: http://www.uccs.edu/~anthro/
The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants
being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires a verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
Applications received by February 20, 2019 will receive full consideration.
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The Colorado Springs campus of the University of Colorado is a comprehensive baccalaureate university with selective admissions standards. In addition to the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, the campus has Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering, Public Affairs, and the Beth El College of Nursing. These Colleges offer a full range of undergraduate degrees and a selected number of masters and doctoral programs. As of Fall 2011 there were 9300 on-campus students, including 1470 graduate students. It is one of the fastest growing universities in Colorado and in the region. The Department of Anthropology currently has five tenure-track faculty, two full-time instructors, and a half-time staff position in curation. There is currently no graduate program. As of Fall 2011 there were 110 majors.