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Assistant Professor of Linguistic Anthropology, UNC Charlotte

The Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2012. Ph.D. required at time of appointment.

We seek a broadly trained sociolinguistic anthropologist with a strong research agenda who can teach a 4-field Introduction to Anthropology, Intercultural Communication, and electives to a diverse student body.

Other desired (but not required) qualifications are: a) experience in applied or public anthropology; b) geographic focus in the Middle East or China; c) experience related to digital humanities (using digital resources in teaching and research).

The Department of Anthropology grants B.A. and M.A. degrees in both general and applied anthropology concentrations. UNC Charlotte is a growing urban research institution in the largest metropolitan area between Washington DC and Atlanta. More information about the department can be found at More information about Charlotte can be found at

Applications will be accepted only through the university’s automated application site: Search under ”Faculty” for ”Assistant Professor in Linguistic Anthropology.”

Please submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application relating your qualifications to the requirements for the position, and the contact information for at least three references.

Review of applications will begin 30 January 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Later in the process, we may contact you and ask you to submit additional materials, including graduate transcripts, letters of recommendation, and writing samples.

For more information, please contact Professor Gregory Starrett at or Professor Janet Levy at

The UNC Charlotte College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is committed to developing an inclusive environment where diversity in all its forms is valued and incorporated in the full range of College activities. See also: This position is subject to a criminal background check.