Eckerd College
  • 23-Aug-2022 to 21-Oct-2022
  • - Behavioral Sciences Collegium
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Animal Studies (Global Animal Studies). Assistant Professor of Animal Studies with a specialty in qualitative investigations of global human animal encounters, looking at spheres of study that intersect with animals and  practices or categories of human-animal relations that can include all time periods and all locations of human animal encounters.

This is a tenure track position, to start in August, 2023. Ph.D. in any discipline, with research related to global animal studies 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, Animal Studies Capstone, Global Animal Studies and electives in an area of specialty to contribute to courses for a newly developed, interdisciplinary program in Animal Studies. Qualitative research expertise is strongly preferred.

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, diversity statement, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three references so that letters of recommendation can be requested, via Applications must be complete by October 21, 2022. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Erin Frick (

Employment will require a successful background check.

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.
Eckerd College


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