Sociocultural Anthropology Tenure Track Faculty (Category 1) - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology of Metropolitan State University of Denver invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in sociocultural anthropology beginning in fall 2015.


The position requires teaching 12 credit hours per semester (4 courses), at the annual academic year load of 24 semester credit hours or the equivalent, day, evening, and weekend, as needed unless they receive reassigned time to engage in other activities. The position also requires ongoing involvement in scholarly activities, and service to the department, college, university, and community. The individual will be expected to teach theory and ethnographic methods courses and collaborate with and help sustain the MSU Denver Ethnography Lab. Teaching involves activities that impart knowledge and critical thinking skills to students. It includes preparing for and conducting courses assigned, assessing student progress, curriculum development and revision, and staying current in the discipline. It also involves the use of new technology as appropriate. Additionally, teaching includes advising students in the department. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Required Qualifications

PhD in Anthropology must be completed no later than June 1, 2015.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching and research in human rights, sex and gender, economic anthropology, violence/conflict, and indigeneity. Geographical specialization is open, but should not duplicate those of current faculty. Quality teaching experience and a willingness to involve undergraduate students in field projects are additional preferred qualifications. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with a historically underrepresented, first generation, diverse student population at a large urban academic institution.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

In order for your file to be considered complete you must submit copies of transcripts. If you cannot attach copies of your transcripts at the time of application you must submit them via e-mail, fax, or mail.
Fax: 303-556-5360
Mail:Search F 557
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Metropolitan State University of Denver
PO Box 173362, Campus Box 60
Denver, CO 80217-3362

Official transcripts will be required the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • SOAN - ANT
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Anthropology
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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