Eckerd College
  • 01-Jul-2021 to 15-Oct-2021
  • - Behavioral Sciences Collegium
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Animal Studies (Social Sciences). Assistant Professor of Animal Studies with a specialty in human-animal relationships, tenure-track position, to start in August, 2022. Ph.D. in Social Science related-field required. We seek an applicant committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research. Teach seven courses per academic year (3-1-3), including Introduction to Animal Studies, Senior Capstone and electives in an area of specialty to contribute to courses for a newly developed, interdisciplinary program in Animal Studies. Ability and willingness to teach statistical methods is a plus. Research expertise in qualitative methodology also a plus.

Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education program is required, including a regular rotation in the two-semester first-year program. Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence. Submit a letter of application, vita, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, research agenda, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three references so that letters of recommendation can be requested.  Applications must be complete by October 15, 2021.  Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Erin Frick (

Employment will require a successful background check.

Eckerd College requires all employees to have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. To request a medical or religious exemption from the vaccine requirement, please contact Eckerd Human Resources at 727-864-8332 or

Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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