Anthropology Professor (Multi-year Renewable Contract), Open-Rank

The Division of Arts and Humanities at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications in Socio-Cultural Anthropology. We welcome applications in any sub-field of the discipline but we are keen to make an appointment in Environmental Anthropology (understood broadly to include not only the climate crisis, the anthropocenic turn, and multi-species research but also the study of energies and infrastructures). The position is a non-tenure track, and open rank appointment (Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor). The course load is 2/2. We seek candidates with innovative and active research profiles whose work is open to inter- and cross-disciplinary collaborations. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate that their work intersects with the region broadly conceived.

Successful applicants will join a small but engaged and forward-looking group of anthropologists and will be able to contribute to both undergraduate and graduate teaching in a multi- and inter-disciplinary context.

This position requires a Ph.D. in Anthropology.

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please submit the following items:
• Curriculum Vitae
• Cover Letter
• Teaching Philosophy and Statement
• Research Profile and Plans
• Scholarly and other Portfolio
• Teaching Syllabi
• Three confidential letters of reference will be uploaded directly to Interfolio by your referee.

We will begin the review of applications on February 8, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. We will anticipate that successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in the academic year 2023-2024 or 2024-2025, subject to final budget approval.
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