[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Postings, November 12-16

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Tue Nov 16 18:25:17 EST 2004

URBANTH-L Job Postings, November 4-11, 2004

* Florida International University, Assistant Professor of Sociology
* University of Central Florida, Department of Sociology and Anthropology (2
* University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Assistant Professor of
Community Development and Leadership
* University of Georgia, University of Georgia, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

* Florida International University, Assistant Professor of Sociology

Florida International University. The Department of Sociology &
Anthropology invites applicants for a tenure-track position as Assistant
Professor of Sociology, with principal specialization in social
demography and the ability to teach social statistics at the graduate
level. Among the preferred area specializations for candidates are
innovative theoretical and comparative-international approaches to the
study of migration, race/ethnicity, sex/gender, environment, health,
labor/employment, urban studies, and/or development/social change. The
Department's M.A. and Ph.D. programs in Comparative Sociology emphasize
cross-disciplinary studies. Please send a letter of application, CV, and
three letters of recommendation to: Chair, Search Committee, Department
of Sociology & Anthropology, DM 334, Florida International University,
University Park, Miami, FL 33199. Deadline: January 5, 2005. Florida
University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
* University of Central Florida, Department of Sociology and Anthropology (2

University of Central Florida. Department of Sociology and Anthropology
invites applications from cultural anthropologists for two positions in
Anthropology at its regional campuses in Cocoa and South Lake (located
in Cocoa Beach and Clermont).  One position may be for a tenure-track
Assistant Professor; the other position will be a non-tenure-track
multi-year Visiting Assistant Professor.  Geographic areas and
theoretical interests are open.  However, the program seeks faculty
members whose research and teaching are complementary to the interests
of current faculty.  An interest in developing online instruction, and
evidence of an ability to attract students and to help build an
Anthropology program are also desirable.  Individuals should have a
four-field background.  Completed Ph.D. required at time of hire.  Send
letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching
excellence, and names/addresses (including phone and email) of three
references to Chair, Anthropology Search Committee, Department of
Sociology and Anthropology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
32816-1360.  Consideration of applications will begin December 1, 2004,
and positions will stay open until they are filled.  UCF, located in
Orlando, is a growing metropolitan university with more than 43,000
students.  Anthropology is scheduled to offer the M.A. in the near
future.  UCF is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Institution;
applications from women and minorities are enthusiastically encouraged.
* University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Assistant Professor of
Community Development and Leadership (nine-month, tenure-track appointment,
50% research, 50% teaching)

Available: Immediately

The Department of Human and Community Development, College of Agricultural,
Consumer and Environmental Sciences seeks candidates with research and
teaching interests in community and leadership development. Candidates
with research interests in  social entrepreneurship, civic engagement,
community activism, leadership development or public policy are of
special interest. A PhD in rural or urban sociology, applied
anthropology, leadership studies, community development, community
psychology, education or a related field is required.

Responsibilities: contribute to a multi-disciplinary program whose
mission is the improvement of individual, family and community
well-being.  Develop high quality programmatic research that contributes
to department and campus programs in community development and
leadership.  Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership
development in a community context.

To receive full consideration, application must be
received by January 7, 2005. Send a letter of application, including a
statement of interests, curriculum vita, a sample of your written work
and three letters of recommendation to: Search Committee, Department of
Human and Community Development, University of Illinois, 274 Bevier Hall,
905 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801


The Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of
Georgia seeks an assistant professor specializing in the teaching of
additional languages in K-12 school settings. The position is a
tenure-track, academic year appointment with the possibility of summer
appointment. A doctorate in foreign language education, applied linguistics,
modern or classical languages, bilingual education, or related field by July
2005, is required. Evidence of scholarship or scholarly potential
pertaining to the teaching and learning of languages other than English
is expected. Experience in obtaining external funding is highly
desirable. The successful candidate should have experience working with
second language learners at the elementary, middle, or high school level.

Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in foreign
language education; developing graduate courses in candidate's areas of
specialization; coordinating a foreign language teacher certification
program; developing and extending a research and publication agenda
including the pursuit of external funding; working with master's and
doctoral students; working with other faculty in a dynamic and growing
Teaching Additional Languages (TESOL and Languages other than English)
program and in modern and classical language and area studies
departments across campus. Submit a letter of application including a
statement of professional goals, a curriculum vita, transcripts, a sample of
scholarly writing,
and at least three letters of references to the address below. Applications
received by January 15, 2005 are assured of full consideration.  Dr. Betsy
Rymes, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Language Education, 125
Aderhold Hall, Athens, GA 30602 (telephone: 706-542-5674, Fax: 706-542-4509)

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