[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Postings, Nov. 7 - Nov. 13, 2005

Benito Vergara bvergara at sfsu.edu
Sat Nov 12 17:44:18 EST 2005

URBANTH-L Job Postings, Nov. 7 - Nov. 13, 2005
1. College of Staten Island/CUNY, Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, 
Assistant Professor
2. Moravian College, Cultural Anthropology / Human Geography. Post-doc Teaching
3. University of Washington at Tacoma, Urban Studies, Assistant Professor
4. Hispanic Health Council, Hartford, CT, Ethnographer

1. College of Staten Island/CUNY, Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, 
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Anthropology, Sociology, or related field. We seek a socio-cultural
anthropologist with a strong record of teaching and an active field research
agenda. Especially interested in candidates whose research interests include
migration, Caribbean and African diaspora, technology & culture, or visual
anthropology. Responsibilities: teaching, curriculum development, department &
college service, engaging in an active and productive research & publishing
agenda. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of
reference, a writing sample, and one syllabus or course proposal related to the
areas of specialization to: Grace Mitchell, Chair, Sociology Search Committee,
College of Staten Island, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social
Work, 2800 Victory Blvd., Room 4S-223, Staten Island, NY 10314. EEO/AA/ADA
employer. http://www.csi.cuny.edu

Contact Information:

Web Site : http://www/csi.cuny.edu
Prof Grace Mitchell
Chair, Anthropology Search Committee
Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work
College of Staten Island
2800 Victory Blvd.
Room 4S-223
Staten Island, NY 10314


2. Moravian College, Cultural Anthropology / Human Geography. Post-doc Teaching

The committee responsible for general education at Moravian College, the
Learning in Common Committee, invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral
teaching fellowship in cultural anthropology or human geography beginning in
Fall 2006. (For more information about the curriculum administered by the
committee, visit: www.moravian.edu/welcome/academic02.htm.) The ideal candidate
will have a clear commitment to the liberal arts and a research focus on
globalization, development, human migration, and/or cultural/political ecology
within the context of non-Western cultures. The fellowship is aimed at
attracting teacher-scholars who intend to pursue careers at primarily
undergraduate liberal arts institutions. Responsibilities include teaching three
courses per semester (based on the candidate's area of expertise) in the
College's interdisciplinary, general education curriculum--which might include
first-year writing, or courses that fulfill the "Cultural Values and Global
Issues" and the "Social Impact of Science" course requirements--pursuing
scholarship, and working actively with students in and outside the classroom.

Besides salary and benefits, the fellowship includes funds for travel to
professional conferences. An earned doctorate by the September 1, 2006 start
date is required. Send curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research
interests, preprints and reprints, and three letters of recommendation to: Dana
S. Dunn, Chair, Learning in Common Committee, Moravian College, 1200 Main
Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018-6650. Review of applications will begin on December
1, 2005 and continue until a successful candidate is identified. The college is
committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the
curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to
identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply. Moravian College is an equal opportunity employer.

Moravian College (www.moravian.edu) is a selective liberal arts and sciences
college in the scenic Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania with 18 academic departments
and 117 full-time faculty. It typically enrolls 1500 students in its regular
session. Founded in 1742, Moravian is the 6th oldest college in the country.
Moravian's proximity to New York and Philadelphia presents unusual opportunities
for professional and cultural enrichment.

Contact Information:
E-mail : medsd01 at moravian.edu
Dr. Dana Dunn
Learning in Common Committee
Moravian College
1200 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018-6650


3. University of Washington at Tacoma, Urban Studies, Assistant Professor

Urban Government and Policy -- Assistant Professor
The Urban Studies Program at The University of Washington, Tacoma invites
applications from individuals with a background in Urban Government and
Policy. The Urban Studies program, established in 2001, takes an
interdisciplinary approach to urban issues, has strong research and service
ties to the local community, and includes an international focus through
faculty research interests and study-abroad initiatives.

The position, to start September 2006, will be filled at the Assistant
Professor level. Teaching responsibilities include US urban policy, urban
politics, and urban studies survey courses. There is also the opportunity to
develop courses in one's area of expertise. The successful candidate will be
expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, to engage in community
outreach, and to maintain an active research agenda. A Ph.D. in Political
Science, Public Administration, or a related field is required.

One of three University of Washington campuses, UW Tacoma is an urban campus
serving a diverse student population. The campus is located in new
facilities in downtown Tacoma and, since its founding in 1990, it has
steadily increased in size. Faculty and students at the University of
Washington, Tacoma benefit from the many resources of the University of
Washington, Seattle located just 30 miles to the north. The University of
Washington, Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The search will remain open
until the position is filled, though screening of applications will begin
December 1, 2005. To apply please send a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three
references, and evidence of excellence in teaching to:

Finance and Administration
Box 358431
Urban Studies Position
University of Washington, Tacoma
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402-3100

Applications may also be submitted electronically to:
tfaculty at u.washington.edu

Questions or requests for additional information may be directed to Kim
Davenport, Program Administrator, kimmd at u.washington.edu, (253) 692-4527.



4. Hispanic Health Council, Hartford, CT, Ethnographer

Ethnographer: Ethics of Research with Drug Users Project

The Hispanic Health Council (HHC) has an immediate opening for a full-time
Ethnographer in its Center for Community Health Research. The Hispanic Health
Council is a community based health research, service and advocacy agency
concerned with the health and well-being of the Puerto Rican and other low
income populations of Hartford, CT, nationally, and internationally. The HHC
maintains an active research program with multiple social science of health
research projects, as well as various professional and support activities (grant
writing, publication, conference attendance, research collaboration with other
institutions, research library, speakers series, peer review, etc.). The primary
purpose of this position is to participate in a three-year study of ethical
issues which arise in various research projects in the study of illicit drug
users through the use of various data collection methods.
Primary Responsibilities:
1.Participate in the recruitment of study participants and interviewing
community members from a variety of health, research, government, and service
2.Conduct interviews and focus groups, and transcribe and code findings 3.Assist
in the development of various data collection methods including surveys, videos,
and in-depth interview questions.
4.Participate in analyzing and writing up findings for conferences, reports, and
publications 5.Participate in Center activities, including the development of
new grant proposals 6.Coordinate the HHC's student internship program 7.Attend
project, Center, and HHC meetings and activities.
8.Make progress over time in taking the lead in new grant proposals and papers.
Ph.D. or equivalent in health or research field; career focus ethnographic
and/or qualitative research; interest in research ethics. Well-organized with
attention to details; self-motivated; good writing ability; good communication
skills; good interpersonal and interdisciplinary skills.
Evidence of commitment to publication and grant writing a plus. Because
interviews may be done in Spanish with some participants full bilingual ability
is a must.
Competitive salary; excellent health, disability and retirement benefits; full
vacation and holiday schedule. Excellent working environment in a dynamic and
community-oriented institution. Minority applicants are strongly encouraged to
apply. Opportunities for long-term employment beyond term of the ethics study.
Resume and cover letter specifying relevant skills, experience, and career goals
to: Maria Martinez, Personnel Officer, Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main St.,
Hartford, CT 06106. Specify: Ethnographer, Ethics Study.

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