Job Posting: Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology or a related field
Melanie Angel Medeiros
The Department of Anthropology at SUNY Geneseo (located 40 minutes from downtown Rochester, NY) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. We seek a scholar with research expertise in health, disease, illness, or medicine and a regional focus in the Americas.
In addition to teaching courses that contribute to the department’s major/minor in anthropology and interdisciplinary major/minor in sociomedical sciences, the ideal candidate’s expertise will contribute to one of the following interdisciplinary programs at the college: Native American Studies, Sustainability Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Black Studies, American Studies, Linguistics.
Geneseo is a distinctive public liberal arts college that welcomes and inspires students to develop their knowledge and skills to build a more just world. We seek to hire a scholar with an active research agenda who is also committed to undergraduate education and mentorship. In addition to producing scholarship, this position requires a 3 x 3 teaching load, student advising, and service to the department and the college. More information on Geneseo’s Department of Anthropology is available at https://www.geneseo.edu/department-of-anthropology.
To apply, submit the following items by Monday, February 6, 2023.
Candidates who are invited for a remote interview will be asked to provide a statement of their teaching philosophy, evidence of excellence in teaching (if available), and a sample syllabus. References will be contacted at the time of campus interviews.
Submit your application through the SUNY Geneseo Online Employment System.
The Department of Anthropology acknowledges that SUNY Geneseo stands within the historic homeland of the Onöndowa’ga:’ of the Six Nations of Haudenosaunee, now of the Seneca Nation of Indians (New York); Tonawanda Band of Seneca (New York); Seneca-Cayuga Nation (Oklahoma); and Six Nations of the Grand River (Ontario). To learn more about the Indigenous history of Geneseo and about territorial acknowledgments visit https://chenussio.geneseo.sunycreate.cloud/
Melanie A. Medeiros, Ph.D. (she/her/hers)
Director, Center for Integrative Learning
Coordinator, Sociomedical Sciences Major & Minor
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Office: Bailey 149
Author of Marriage, Divorce and Distress in Northeast Brazil: Black Women's Perspectives on Love, Respect, and Kinship
Co-editor of Ethnographic Insights on Latin America and the Caribbean (available for pre-order)
The Department of Anthropology acknowledges that SUNY Geneseo stands within the historic homeland of the Onöndowa’ga:’ of the Six Nations of Haudenosaunee, now of the Seneca Nation of Indians (New York); Tonawanda Band of Seneca (New York); Seneca-Cayuga Nation (Oklahoma); and Six Nations of the Grand River (Ontario).
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