Assistant Professor in Sociocultural Anthropology

Department of Anthropology

New York University Arts and Science

The Department of Anthropology invites applications from an
outstanding scholar for a tenure-track position
Culture and Media. The primary focus of
our search is at the tenure track assistant professor level;
however, we may consider more senior candidates at the rank of
associate professor under exceptional circumstances. The position
is to begin September 1, 2020, pending budgetary and administrative

The Department seeks candidates with training in sociocultural and
visual anthropology; anthropological research on some dimension of
visual or other media compatible with our focus on the ethnography
of media; knowledge of the history and theory of ethnographic film
including contemporary debates; and a track record in ethnographic
documentary production sufficient to teach and supervise students
in using non-linear facilities.

Initial application deadline is November 1, 2019, but all
applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Please apply online at

a cover letter, CV listing contact information for three
confidential references, a research and teaching statement, and a
statement of diversity and inclusion.
As diversity is an
important part of the NYU mission, for the latter statement we ask
you to provide a brief paragraph telling us how diversity figures
into your past and present teaching, research, community
engagement, and/or life experience, as well as how you would bring
issues of diversity to bear on the teaching and programming of NYU
Anthropology. Information about diversity statements may be found

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading
research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the
highest caliber who embody the diversity of the United States as
well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage
applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other
individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across
color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability,
gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis.
NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we
strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest
reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity,
equality and inclusion, please read here

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Orientation/Gender Identity. The Chronicle of Higher Education.Category: Education, Keywords: Assistant Professor
Associated topics: anthropology, feminist, gender studies, political, population, psychology, school of social sciences, sexuality, social sciences, sociology

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