Tenure-track position in Anthropology and Environmental Studies at the rank of assistant professor.

Effective August 2015.

Ph.D. required.

We seek to hire a scholar with training in environmental anthropology and/or bio-cultural anthropology. Geographic focus open, but should not overlap existing faculty expertise, see: http://www.whitman.edu/environmental_studies/ and http://www.whitman.edu/academics/courses-of-study/anthropology/department-profile.

More specific interests might include urban ecology, water and health, nutrition and food security, the built environment, hazards and vulnerability, climate change, global migration, and/or science/technology studies. The successful candidate’s appointment will be shared between the Anthropology Department and the Environmental Studies Program.

The successful candidate will offer introductory and advanced courses in Environmental Studies, in Anthropology, as well as interdisciplinary health offerings and courses that contribute to the College’s general education requirements. The standard annual teaching load is five courses.

The College provides a generous sabbatical leave program and professional development support for both research and teaching.

All applications must include the following materials: letter of application as well as separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly agenda; curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; graduate transcripts; course syllabi; and complete sets of teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. In their application, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction.

In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their pedagogy will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment.

To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/, click “Faculty” and “Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Environmental Studies”.

Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

Preliminary interviews will take place at the AAA meetings in Washington, DC in December.

For questions related to this search, please contact Jason Pribilsky, Search Committee Chair, at pribiljc@whitman.edu.

No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see www.whitman.edu and www.wallawalla.org.