Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Assistant Professor Positions in Sociology and Anthropology

Posted: 12/5/2016 (Employment)

Rhode Island College invites applications for the following full-time, tenure-track positions to start Fall 2017 .(These are anticipated vacancies and final appointments are subject to available funding.) The Doctoral degree is required for all tenure-track appointments and must be completed prior to the beginning of service.

Assistant Professor, Sociology (Quantitative). Teach courses in quantitative research methods; teach other Sociology and Justice Studies courses as part the programs administered by the Department, with a contractual teaching load of 3 courses/90 students per semester. Required qualifications include: Ph.D. in Sociology; ability to teach courses in the Sociology and Justice Studies programs administered by the Department of Sociology. Preferred qualifications include: Ability to teach courses in introductory criminology and/or the sociology of law. Application deadline: December 12, 2016.

-Assistant Professor, Anthropology. Teach introductory and upper-level courses in Anthropology (in applicant’s area of expertise), and in the General Education program. The ideal candidate for this position is an Applied, Public or Engaged Medical Anthropologist with a focus on one or more of the following areas: health disparities and structural violence; historically marginalized communities; health economics and infrastructures; global health; indigeneity. The geographic area is open, with a preference for applicants who complement existing areas of expertise. The Anthropology Department especially invites applicants interested in pursuing student-faculty research partnerships and/or collaborative and interdisciplinary opportunities. Required qualifications include: Ph.D. in Anthropology; record of excellence in undergraduate teaching; record of publication and grant writing. Preferred qualifications include: Applied, Public or Engaged Medical Anthropologist with a focus on one or more of the following areas: health disparities and structural violence; historically marginalized communities; health economics and infrastructures; global health; indigeneity; commitment to undergraduate teaching, service and leadership. Application deadline: December 23, 2016. NOTE: The Doctoral degree is required for appointment and must be completed at time of application.

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Deadline: 12/12/2016

Location: Rhode Island College