The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), Department of Sociology & Anthropology, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sociology or Anthropology (and cognate fields). The purpose of this position is (1) to contribute to our strengths in environmental justice issues, the U.S.-Mexico border, and social inequality, and (2) to contribute to efforts to obtain a doctoral program for the department. All areas of Environmental Sociology or Anthropology will be considered, but we are especially interested in expertise in water, wind or solar energy and their effects on local/indigenous communities, borders, land rights, and sustainability issues. Faculty with research interests that will benefit from our primarily Latinx student population are especially encouraged to apply.
A Ph.D. in Anthropology or Sociology (or cognate fields); published research; potential to attract external funding; and the ability to teach and direct graduate research, with a high level of productivity.
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UTEP is a public, research-intensive university in El Paso, on the U.S.-Mexico border. It has over 23,000 students and approximately 900 faculty. UTEP offers health, retirement, and other benefits, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex,religion, age, disability or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services.