Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology (Fall 2020)

Position ID: 44649
Location
Institution: 
University of North Georgia
College/Div/School: 
Department of History, Anthropology and Philosophy
Position Description
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology (Fall 2020)

Position Number:

10044266

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

Campus Location:

Multi-Campus

General Summary:

The Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy at the University of North Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Cultural Anthropology.  Preference will be given to a candidate with a specialization in Japanese culture, Japanese language proficiency and ability to teach Comparative Asian Cultures.  Primary teaching responsibilities will be on the Dahlonega campus.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Review of applications will begin November 30,2019 and continue until the position has been filled. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The course load is 4/4, teaching survey courses and upper-division courses in anthropology and in area of specialization.
  • Service and scholarly activities are expected.
  • Organizing and leading study abroad trips to Japan also likely.  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Anthropology; Japanese Culture and Japanese language proficiency preferred. 

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:

  • PhD in Anthropology at time of appointment is required.
  • Evidence of effective teaching, scholarly potential and commitment to service is required.  

Anticipated Hire Date:

08/01/2020

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants:

If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
Please submit contact information for three professional references.
In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV.

Employer Information:

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

Information:

Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Anthropology
International Extension/Study Abroad (Admin code)
Japanese Studies
Japanese Language and Literature
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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