Tenure-track position: Cultural Anthropologist with Southeast Asia expertise at Northern Illinois University

Un poste de « Assistant Professor with expertise in Southeast Asian cultural anthropology, starting August 2020 » à Northern Illinois University.

Seeking Cultural Anthropologist with Southeast Asia expertise

Tenure-track position. Please submit applications by Nov. 1

The Department of Anthropology and Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) at Northern Illinois University (NIU) is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in Southeast Asian cultural anthropology, starting August 2020. Candidates in all areas of Southeast Asian cultural anthropology are encouraged to apply, but particularly those who complement existing strengths. Candidates are encouraged to link with one or more of NIU’s other interdisciplinary Centers and Institutes. Northern Illinois University values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse cultural backgrounds, and who possess a commitment to improving their access to higher education and achievement.

The Anthropology Department is a four-field department with an MA graduate degree program. The CSEAS at NIU is a Title VI National Resource Center with faculty and instructors across the university, offering a SEA area studies minor and a SEA graduate certificate.

The faculty member will be expected to be engaged in active field work, maintain a strong externally funded research program, supervise undergraduate and graduate student research in the field, and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses including introductory courses in cultural anthropology and Southeast Asia area studies, as well as upper level courses in their area of expertise.  Teaching responsibilities normally include four courses per academic year, two for Anthropology and two for the CSEAS.

The candidate is required to have a Ph.D. in Anthropology at the time of hire, evidence of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience, the potential to establish and maintain an independent program of research, and have evidence of quality teaching  experience/potential.

Application Process 

Please submit application and documents through NIU online employment system at http://employment.niu.edu/postings/48641 by November 1, 2019. Review of completed applications will begin the following day; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions contact Brenda Jones (brenda@niu.edu). Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Required Applicant Documents Letter describing scholarship, record of external funding, plans for future research, and teaching qualifications and interests; Curriculum Vita Contact information for three references Unofficial Graduate Transcripts (Official transcripts due upon hire) Northern Illinois University is an AA/EEO institution. Pre-employment background check and verification of eligibility to work in the United States is required.




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