[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Postings, November 17-21, 2004

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Mon Nov 22 02:45:16 EST 2004

URBANTH-L Job Postings, November 17-21, 2004

*  Augusta State University, Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology
* Eugene Lang College and The New School, Assistant Professor
* Ryerson University, School of Urban & Regional Planning

*  Augusta State University, Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology

Department of History, Anthropology, & Philosophy at Augusta State
University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant
Professor in cultural anthropology beginning fall 2005. Earned anthropology
doctorate must be in hand by August 1, 2005. Cultural anthropological
specialization in gender studies and/or applied anthropology is desirable
although other areas will be considered. Geographical area competence is
open. Broad training and an appreciation of anthropology-history connections
a plus in small department (currently 11 faculty) on a largely
commuter-based campus with diverse student body. The normal course load is
four/four and the successful applicant will teach modest-sized (20-45) lower
division introductory anthropology (four-field) and cultural anthropology
core courses as well as upper division courses. Applicants should submit a
letter of application addressing their strengths and qualifications, current
curriculum vita, copy of all transcripts (official transcripts required upon
employment), statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching
effectiveness, evidence of scholarship, and names, telephone numbers and
email addresses of 3 references. The above application materials should be
addressed to: Anthropology Search Committee Chair, Department of History,
Anthropology, Philosophy, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way,
Augusta, GA 30904-2200. Applications must be submitted via regular mail,
e-mail submissions will not be considered. Thorough consideration will be
given to complete applications received by 15 Jan 2005. http://www.aug.edu/

* Eugene Lang College and The New School, Assistant Professor

Eugene Lang College and The New School, divisions of New School
University, invite applications for a joint full-time faculty position
in Urban Studies.  We seek an excellent teacher/scholar with expertise
in urban political economy, globalization and urban restructuring, urban
planning, and/or urban politics and policy.  Specific research interests
may include international migration, transnational urbanism, urban
social movements, economic liberalization, state transformation,
community change and resistance, among others.  The ability to teach a
basic urban research methods course would be an advantage.  Area of
geographical specialization is open but candidates with research
interests that extend to cities outside North America are preferred.
Ph.D. in a relevant discipline required.  We seek candidates up to the level
of advanced assistant professor.  We are particularly interested in
applicants with a commitment to innovative teaching in a seminar format, an
interest in community-based learning strategies and a willingness to advise

Send CV, cover letter, one-page statement of teaching philosophy,
outline of research program, sample of written work, and three letters
of recommendation to:  Scott Salmon, Chair, Urban Studies, Eugene Lang
College, 65 West 11th Street, New York, NY 10011, or e-mail to:
NSUjobs at newschool.edu.  Be sure to indicate Search # 22584 and
discipline in subject line.  Applications received by December 15th will be
assured of consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the
is filled.

* Ryerson University, School of Urban & Regional Planning

The Ryerson University School of Urban and Regional Planning invites
applications for a tenure stream position aimed at the Assistant Professor
level, effective August 1, 2005.
The School wishes to appoint a professor with expertise in the following
areas: land use planning, planning methods, planning theory, and ethics and
diversity.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a high level of
competence in (1) using various teaching modes including studios,
supervision of individual and group projects, and lectures; (2) illustrating
best and current practices in urban planning; (3) carrying out planning
research; and (4) connecting current planning to issues of race, class,
gender, and social justice.  The School, which offers an undergraduate
degree, the Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning, has been prominent in
educating professional planners for over 30 years. Our faculty also
contribute to several of the University's graduate programs. The School's
location in downtown Toronto offers extensive opportunities for engaging in
diverse types of urban and regional research. Applicants should hold a
degree in planning, a doctoral degree, and preferably have recent planning
experience. They must demonstrate clear potential for high quality teaching,
as well as research, publication, and practice.  Eligibility for membership
in the Canadian Institute of Planners is expected.
Please send a letter stating your research and teaching interests, a
curriculum vitae, one sample of your scholarly work, and the names and the
means to contact three referees by January 14, 2005, to: Dr. James H. Mars,
Director, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University, 350
Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3 Canada, E-mail: jmars at ryerson.ca  For
more information see www.ryerson.ca/surp

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