[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Postings, March 25 - April 1, 2005

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Sat Apr 2 12:43:12 EST 2005

URBANTH-L Job Postings, March 25 - April 1, 2005
1. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Islamic Cultures
2. University of North Carolina, Assistant Director at the Sonja Haynes
Stone Center for Black Culture and History
3. Urban Anthropology Project, Regional Program Director
4. William Paterson University, Assistant Professor Cultural Anthropology
1. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Islamic Cultures

Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a one-year, renewable position as
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in a field of Islamic Cultures and/or Society,
broadly understood geographically and historically. Candidates with
specializations in anthropology, literature, art history, Islamic thought,
cultural studies, or the social sciences are encouraged to apply. The
appointment is contingent upon the completion of the Ph.D. degree. The
Fellow will be affiliated as a Lecturer with one or more of the College's
humanities or social sciences departments, depending on the field of
specialization presented. The Fellow is expected to teach an undergraduate
course each semester (preferably at the introductory or intermediate level),
to be engaged in a publishable research project, to work with an ad hoc
group that is seeking to enrich the presence of Middle Eastern content in
our curriculum, to participate in faculty seminars and to give a public

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, including a statement
of research and teaching interests, and three current letters of reference
by April 15 to: Chair, Mellon Postdoctoral Search Committee, Office of
the Provost, Bryn Mawr College, 101 N. Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr,
PA 19010. Website: http://www.brynmawr.edu/provost/searches.html
2. University of North Carolina, Assistant Director at the Sonja Haynes
Stone Center for Black Culture and History

The Stone Center serves the general campus community and reports to the
Office of the Provost. The Assistant Director will report to the Director of
the Center and will supervise program staff including the Program Manager,
the Public Information Officer and the Coordinator for Communiversity and
Community Outreach. The position is classified as EPA non-faculty and has
primary responsibility for the Center's programming, as well as a central
role in development/fundraising and organizational planning.

The Assistant Director will manage all aspects of Center Cultural and
Artistic programming that includes special and collaborative projects with
University and community based groups along with standing programs (such
as the Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Fellowship and Lecture, the African
Diaspora Lecture Series, and the Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent
Film), and will work closely with the University's office of the Executive
Director for the Arts to plan performances that will take place in Center
facilities. He/she will coordinate the selection of Pamela Nicole Cummings
Visiting Artist and Resident Artists and will work closely with the
director, the Development Officer and the Advisory Board to create and
implement a Center development plan; and will work with staff to develop
and implement public information strategies and materials to promote the
work and cultural programming of the Center for the campus community
and local, regional, national and global audiences.

Required: A Master's degree with 5 years relevant experience, or PH.D.
(preferred), in a humanities, social science or related interdisciplinary
field with a specialization in African American, African or diaspora
studies, or at least five years of directly related, progressively
responsible experience in a similar position; Experience in program planning
and project management in Africana studies; Demonstrated skills in grant
writing, event planning, and public relations for Africana studies;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Strong organizational
skills and ability to balance multiple tasks; Ability to work well with
administrators; Familiarity with the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill preferred; Demonstrated commitment to students. Formal review of
applications will begin on April 3, 2005; Please apply electronically by
sending a resume, cover letter indicating  interest and summarizing
a writing sample, and a list of three references (in Word format) to
stonecenter at unc.edu.  Website: http://www.unc.edu/
3. Urban Anthropology Project, Regional Program Director
Los Angeles, CA (http://gvbinstitute.us/uap.html)
Closes: Open until filled

The Urban Anthropology Project's (UAP) is an Educational after-school
program, offers underprivileged children ages 8-18 a platform for
cross-cultural artistic exchange through the use of photography, film, and
digital media. Our mission is to give voice to children through various
forms of artistic expression, and to.foster understanding and tolerance
through art and anthropology.  Established in 2001, the UAP provides
students learning experiences that cross geographical, language, and
cultural boundaries. Exchange among student groups extends throughout
America, Latin America, Asia and the Caribbean.  The Regional Program
Director will: 1) Consult in development of the UAP's operational method
and manual, and 2) Work with team members to create training approaches
and materials.

Qualifications: 1) Administrator or teacher with specialties
In literacy, mathematics and/or science. 2) Depth and breadth of knowledge
and experience in elementary and/or secondary education. 3) Successful
experience in school leadership, training and consultation. 4) An advanced
degree in Education, Administration or related field.  For more information,
please contact: Nahlyee Van Brunt Urban Anthropology Project 1846 S.
Highland Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90019 E-Mail: uap at gvbinstitute.us; Phone:
(323) 934-7553
4. William Paterson University, Assistant Professor Cultural Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology (http://www.wpunj.edu) invites applications
for a tenure-track position beginning September 2005, at the rank of
Assistant Professor for a cultural anthropologist specializing in South
Asia. Ph.D. required. Ability to teach the survey course "Civilizations of
South Asia," along with applied courses in the areas of
ethnicity/nationalism or development/globalization processes desirable. Send
letter of application,
c.v. and writing sample to Professor Maria Villar, Dept of Anthropology,
William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ 07470, Email: villarm at wpunj.edu,
Phone: (973) 720-2102. Electronic submission of cv and letter preferred;
screening of candidates to begin the week of March 21st. WPUNJ offers a
comprehensive benefits package including tuition waiver for dependent
children after one year of full-time employment. WPUNJ is a comprehensive
public university situated on a 300- acre campus 20 miles west of NYC. EOE.

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