[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Postings, February 18-25, 2005

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Wed Feb 23 15:02:54 EST 2005

URBANTH-L Job Postings, February 18-25, 2005

1. Bard College,  Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
2. Bryn Mawr College, Growth & Structure of Cities Program
3. Colby College,  Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor
4. The Food Economy Group, Operations & Business Manager
1.  Bard College,  Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology

 The Music Program at Bard College solicits applications for a tenure-track
position as Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology. Geographic and
theoretical specializations are open. Candidates who work in Africa, African
Diaspora, North Africa and Arabic music, East Asian music or Southeast Asian
music and its global implications are especially encouraged to apply.
resources include an active jazz program and a gamelan ensemble. The ideal
candidate will be a practicing musician with a Ph.D. who will start and
a music ensemble in his/her musical area. Duties will also include advising
and teaching advanced and introductory courses in the candidate's areas of
specialization. Ability to teach fundamental Western music theory and more
general music courses is a plus. Please send cv, letter of interest
research and teaching interests, any relevant recordings, and the names of
references by March 1, 2005 to Human Resources-5504, Bard College,  PO
Box 5000, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY 12504-5000, or fax to 845-758-7826
or email to hr at bard.edu.
2. Bryn Mawr College, Growth & Structure of Cities Program

Bryn Mawr College seeks to fill a one-year sabbatical replacement position
for the 2005-06 academic year to teach five courses in non-US architectural
and urban history. The courses will include Modern Architecture
(introductory level), co-teaching Form of the City (from ancient times to
the present), one intermediate course, and two advanced courses in the
applicant's specialization. Details about Bryn Mawr College and the Growth
and Structure of Cities Program are available online (
http://www.brynmawr.edu and http://www.brynmawr.edu/cities/). Review of
applications will begin March 7 and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants, who should be recent graduates and hold a PhD, should send a
c.v., a description of possible courses, and the names and addresses of
three references to: Pamela Cohen, Growth and Structure of Cities Program,
Bryn Mawr College, 101 North Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr PA 19010.
pjcohen at brynmawr.edu (email for inquiries only)
3.  Colby College,  Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor

Colby College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Instructor or
Assistant Professor, pending administrative approval, jointly appointed in
African-American Studies and Anthropology. The position begins September 1,
2005. The teaching requirement is five courses per year. Preferred area of
specialization is Caribbean//African Diaspora. The successful candidate will
also teach Introduction to Cultural Anthropology.

Requirements:  Please send letter of application, vita, and names and
contact information for three references to Chair, Search Committee, African
American Studies and Anthropology, Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901.
Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2005 and will continue
until the position is filled. For more information about the College, please
visit the Colby web site; www.colby.edu.
4. The Food Economy Group, Operations & Business Manager

The Food Economy Group (F.E.G.) is a consultancy company which aims to
develop, promote and support high-quality livelihood analysis and needs
assessment for households in under-developed or disaster-stricken countries.
F.E.G. also undertakes a range of activities in the areas of food security,
improvement, conflict, capacity building, and policy development. F.E.G. is
seeking an Operations & Business Manager (OBM) to coordinate and provide
support to its expanding project and consultancy work, and to identify,
track and
participate in new business opportunities.  It is a new post based in
DC, with one of the primary initial responsibilities to establish and manage
a new
office. This position requires competencies in the areas of project
(especially USAID funded projects), new business development, financial
management and logistics. It requires the ability to work very well within a
team yet
be able to work with minimal oversight: self motivation is essential.

§     Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred, or equivalent
       combination of education and relevant work experience.
§     Minimum 3-4 years relevant project or contract management experience
       with ability to solve administrative, personnel & operational issues.
§     Working knowledge of USAID and its operational requirements.
§     Work experience in a developing country and with NGO, donor or
       multi-lateral agency preferred.
§     Demonstrated ability to provide input and to write complicated
       proposal or report sections; ability to write/communicate in a
       and persuasive manner.
§     Ability to work on medium to high-complexity projects and perform
       increasingly challenging new business assignments.
§    Willingness to travel and work overseas up to 4-8 weeks per year if
§    Strong organizational and prioritization skills, attention to detail.
§    Significant experience with computerized spreadsheets, and overall
      computer competency.
§   Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
§   Energy, motivation, conviction and drive.
§   Competency in French or Spanish preferred.
§   Ability to work in the U.S. with unlimited work authorization essential.

The successful applicant would be expected to begin work in Washington DC no
later than the middle of April, 2005.  Interested applicants should send an
electronic submission including a  letter of interest, current cv and
names and contact addresses of three referees to info at foodeconomy.com by
March 15, 2005.

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