University of Texas at Austin: Anthropology/Native American and Indigenous Studies
Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, or Professor)
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications
for an open rank faculty position in sociocultural anthropology and Native American and
Indigenous Studies, to start in Fall 2018. The successful candidate will show evidence of
scholarly excellence commensurate with rank, of accomplished teaching, and of active
engagement with Indigenous and/or Native American theory and cultural-political
We conceive of the field of Native American / Indigenous Studies broadly, in both
geographic and identity terms, and we are especially interested in work that critically
engages these very definitional questions both theoretically and practically. The new
member of our faculty will join a vibrant anthropology department, and will be
encouraged to participate actively in the University’s interdisciplinary Native American
and Indigenous Studies Program. The selected candidate will be expected to teach both
undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong research program, direct
graduate research, demonstrate evidence of successful research productivity, and
exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university.
Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience. Position funding
is pending budgetary approval.
Background check conducted on applicant selected.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand in Anthropology or a related field and an
established record of high quality research and publications commensurate with rank.
Applicants should also have a demonstrated record of effective classroom teaching.
Please submit a cover letter detailing research and teaching expertise, a C.V., a
publication, and the names and contact information for three references via Interfolio
by September 15, 2017.
Questions about application submission should be directed to