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Instructional Faculty

[C14-049] - Anthropology: Assistant Professor

Position Information

Instructional Faculty


Contact Person:
Michael Park
Phone: (860) 832-2614

Job Description


Central Connecticut State University’s Anthropology Department invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position. We are a small, friendly department whose faculty members are engaged in research, writing, and teaching. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Anthropology and contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Anthropology (ABD candidates, completion of Ph.D. required by June 2015);
  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities; and,
  • College teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specialization in one or more of the following areas: political and/or economic anthropology, globalization, or medical anthropology;
  • Area specialization in Middle East , East Asia or South Asia; and,
  • A record of scholarly activity (e.g., publications and presentations at professional conferences). Acceptable publications and presentations are those that have been externally-reviewed for appropriateness (e.g., peer-reviewed journal articles and conference presentations, edited book chapters, or books).

The University: CCSU is one of four state universities with the Board of Regents for Higher Education Connecticut State Colleges & Universities. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU’s motto is more than a slogan; it articulates the University’s commitment to students: “Start with a dream. Finish with a future.” The Princeton Review selected CCSU as one of "The Best Northeastern Colleges." CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 20 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Arts and offers a range of cultural opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, the New Britain Rock Cats (Double A professional baseball), two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately two hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.

Application & Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by January 31, 2014. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and submit the following in a single file and in the order given below:

  • Letter of interest addressing all qualifications for the position;
  • Current curriculum vitae; and,
  • Names of three current professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers.
  • ABD candidates, include a letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion.

Please redact any personally identifiable information (e.g., Social Security Number) on any documents. For more information, contact Michael Park at (860) 832-2614 or



CCSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply.