[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Postings, Oct. 29 - Nov. 6, 2005

Benito Vergara bvergara at sfsu.edu
Sun Nov 6 16:25:07 EST 2005

URBANTH-L Job Postings, Oct. 29 - Nov. 6, 2005
1. University of Massachusetts, Boston, Sociocultural Anthropology, Assistant
2. University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Urban/Community Sociology, Associate Professor
3. Michigan Technological University, Industrial Archaeology, Tenure-Track

1. Assistant Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology,  University of Massachusetts

The University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track
position in Sociocultural Anthropology at the Assistant Professor level, to
begin September 1, 2006, specializing in ethnographic study of contemporary
globalization and its impacts on local communities.
We would expect the successful applicant to have analytical expertise in one or
more of the following areas: the influence of global capitalism on the political
economy of states and local communities; labor forms in global markets and their
impact on household organization and gender roles; and, the environmental
consequences of economic development and the commodification of natural
resources.  We would give special consideration to an applicant whose primary
research area was located in the Caribbean or Latin America, but are open to
other areas of the world, especially those with growing immigrant communities in
the Boston area.  Experience teaching in urban public institutions with diverse
student bodies is desirable.
Ph.D. in Anthropology must be in hand by August 31, 2006.  Candidates should
send a description of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and
names of three references to: Search Committee, Department of Anthropology,
University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125-3393.
 Fax (617-287-6857). Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2005,
continuing until position is filled. For inquiries,
contact: Prof. Tim Sieber (tim.sieber at umb.edu).  An Affirmative Action, Equal
Opportunity, Title IX employer.


2. Associate Professor in Urban/Community Sociology

The Department of Sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites
candidates with exceptional records of scholarship and teaching to apply for a
full-time, 9-month position at the rank of Associate Professor. Primary
specialization is in urban sociology. The successful candidate will be
responsible for teaching two graduate courses annually that reflect our
increased emphasis on urban sociology (theories of urban forms and development
and methods of urban analysis). Other responsibilities include teaching related
undergraduate and graduate courses (e.g., urban inequalities, urban politics,
contested urban space, urban demography, urban ethnography, urban crime, urban
race and ethnic issues), establishing a research program leading to important
publications and external funding, advising graduate students, and
participating in professional and university service activities. Required
qualifications include an earned doctoral degree in sociology or related field
from an accredited college or university, and documented excellence in
scholarship, teaching, and service. Salary is competitive; contingent on the
labor market. Position is contingent upon funding. Applicants must submit a
letter of interest, current vitae, a sample of recent publications, evidence of
teaching experience, and three letters of reference. Application materials
should be addressed to Dr. Kate Hausbeck, Search Committee Chair, and are to be
submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. Review of
applications will begin January 31st, 2006, and continue until the position is
filled. For assistance with UNLVâ?Ts on-line applicant portal, contact Anthony
Guinan at (702) 895-3886 or email hrsearch at ccmail.nevada.edu. The University of
Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) only accepts resumes for this position via the on-line
application system at the above address. 


3. Michigan Technological University’s Program in Industrial Archaeology 
and History anticipates filling a tenure-track position for an 
industrial archeologist to begin academic year 2006-07.  The ideal 
candidate will possess a research record and demonstrated scholarship 
related to the archeology of industry, as well as experience in field 
investigations related to the standing remains and material culture 
of industrial sites, and/or the organization of industrial 
communities.  Duties will include (1)  expanding an active field 
program involving graduate students through the development and 
acquisition of external funding from public and private spo 
nsors;(2) contributing to undergraduate and graduate teaching 
(two classes per semester);(3) active writing and scholarly 
publications in the areas of industrial archaeology/industrial 
heritage; and (4) the advising of graduate students. PhD required; 
women and members of under-represented minority groups are strongly 
encouraged to apply.  

The Program, situated in the Department of Social Sciences and 
comprising an outstanding group of multidisciplinary scholars and 
students in archaeology, anthropology, history, history of science/ 
technology, and architectural history, awards the MS and Ph.D.  The 
scholarly emphasis is on the understanding of global industrial 
heritage remains and issues, both within the United States and 
abroad.   Department website:  http://www.social.mtu.edu/  Please 
submit a detailed letter of interest, c.v., and names of three 
references to Chair, Industrial Archaeology Search Committee, 
Dept of Social Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton MI 49931-1295. The Department will 
begin reviewing applications about November 15.  Interviews may be 
scheduled at the annual meeting of the Society for Historical 
Archeology in Sacramento, CA. Questions or queries should be  
addressed to the address above or to Dr. Patrick Martin, Program 
Director (pemartin at mtu.edu). 

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