[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Postings, Jan 15 - 20, 2005

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Fri Jan 21 15:30:42 EST 2005

 URBANTH-L Job Postings, Jan 15 - 20, 2005

* Cornell University, Director of the Cornell Migrant Program (CMP)
* Urban Pathways (NYC), Director of Development
* University of Connecticut, Assistant Professor (2 positions), Urban and
Community Studies
* University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Tenure-Track Cultural Anthropology
* Cornell University, Director of the Cornell Migrant Program (CMP)

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University has
opened a search for a new director of the Cornell Migrant Program (CMP) and
welcomes nominations or inquiries about the position at
<cmp-director-search at cornell.edu>. Position description #3405 is linked to

The director will provide leadership in sponsoring, conducting and
disseminating research helpful to farmworkers, their employers and the
communities in which they live, and ensure that the Cornell Migrant Program
provides reliable, consistent, and comprehensive information.  The director
will have responsibilities for supervision of staff in the program and for
grant and contract management. The appointment will be as a senior extension
associate in an appropriate academic unit in CALS. The initial appointment
is for five years, with the possibility of renewal. Close collaboration with
faculty across the colleges of Industrial Labor and Relations (ILR), Human
Ecology (CHE), CALS, and Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) is expected.
The director will also be charged with forming an advisory board consisting
of stakeholders that include farmworkers, farmers and their respective

With the firm grounding provided by strong linkages to the academic mission
of the university and advice from informed stakeholders, the Cornell Migrant
Program will be poised to play a leadership role in improving the lives of
farmworkers and their families, said Henry.  The CMP grew out of the
Agricultural Manpower Project started by CALS and CCE in 1971, and was
transferred to the Department of Human Development and Family Studies in CHE
in 1979, when it was renamed the Cornell Migrant Program. The program's
focus has shifted numerous times over the thirty-plus years of its existence
in an effort to remain responsive to the changing needs of farmworkers and
the farming community.  After an extensive review, in May 2004, the deans of
CHE, CALS and the director of CCE announced the restructuring of the CMP to
meet better the changing and complex needs of New York's farmworkers,
including migrant, seasonal, and year-round workers and their families. As
part of the restructuring, oversight of the program was shifted from CHE to
CALS. A transition team led by Max Pfeffer, professor of development
sociology in CALS and associate director of the Cornell University
Agricultural Experiment Station, was appointed to work on restructuring the
* Urban Pathways, Director of Development

Urban Pathways, an EOE and provider of services to homeless single adults,
seeks a Director of Development to effect private grants; plan/implement
special events; and coordinate all other agency development. Requires
exceptional interpersonal skills; excellent organizational/writing/computer
skills; creative/optimistic spirit; knowledge of resources; commitment to
the mission of the agency. Cover letter/resume 212-736-1388 or
hr at urbanpathways.org. Competitive salary, good benefits. NO CALLS OR
AGENCIES PLEASE. More Info:  http://www.urbanpathways.org/index.asp
* University of Connecticut, Assistant Professor (2 positions), Urban and
Community Studies

The   University   of  Connecticut's  Urban  and  Community  Studies  (UCS)
Tri-Campus   program   invites   applications   to   fill  two  entry-level
tenure-track  faculty  positions.  We are seeking faculty with teaching and
research  expertise  in  one or more the following areas: (1) community and
economic  development; (2) nonprofit management and community organization;
and (3) urban studies and planning.  Urban and Community Studies is an
interdisciplinary major in the College of Liberal  Arts  and  Sciences.   It
provides  a flexible B.A. degree in the
social sciences for students as well as career paths into public and social

Minimum  qualifications include an earned doctorate in urban studies, urban
planning,  geography,  public  administration,  public  policy,  sociology,
history,  anthropology,  social  work,  or  a  related field.  Applications
accepted  from  candidates  completing  their doctorate by August 2005.  We
seek  individuals  with  a  demonstrated  record  of,  and  potential  for,
scholarly  excellence, who will become members of the graduate faculty.  In
addition,  candidates  should  have  interest  in  and  qualifications  for
teaching  core courses in the undergraduate UCS program as well as graduate
level courses in the home department. Tenure home will be determined by the
candidate's field and the appropriate department  or school at UConn.
Ideally, the candidate will be part of the Department  of  Public  Policy
(DPP).   We strongly encourage applications from candidates with a strong
commitment to  high  quality,  public-oriented research, teaching, and
service. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2005 and will
continue until the  positions  are  filled. Applicants should submit a
letter describing their research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae,
and the names, postal and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three
references.   Inquiries  and  applications  should  be  directed to: Robert
Fisher,  Professor and Director, UConn Hartford Campus, Urban and Community
Studies,  85  Lawler  Road,  West  Hartford, CT 06117.  (Search #'s 05A299,
05A300). More info: www.urban.uconn.edu
* University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Tenure-Track Cultural Anthropology

The University of Tennessee Department of Anthropology seeks qualified
candidates to fill a position in sociocultural anthropology beginning in
August, 2005. The position carries the rank of Assistant Professor and will
be a regular full-time, tenure-track appointment. We are seeking candidates
with the following qualifications: demonstrated teaching ability; an active
program of empirically-based research relating to causes or consequences of
warfare, interethnic or interpersonal violence or terrorism; and a strong
publication record.  Candidates should address how they would complement
existing departmental strengths in archaeology or forensic anthropology as
well as cultural anthropology. Geographic area open but research in the
Americas is preferred. The Ph.D. degree must be in hand at the time of
appointment. Qualified minorities and women are especially encouraged to
apply. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of 3
references to Andrew Kramer, Chair, Anthropology Search Committee,
Department of Anthropology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
37996-0720. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2005 and will
continue until the position is filled.

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