[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Postings, Nov. 14-19, 2005

Benito Vergara bvergara at sfsu.edu
Sat Nov 19 13:02:15 EST 2005

URBANTH-L Job Postings, Nov. 7 - Nov. 13, 2005
1. University of California, Riverside, Anthropology, Assistant Professor
2. College of Staten Island, Anthropology, Assistant Professor
3. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Anthropology and Geography,
Assistant Professor
4. Social Policy Research Centre, London, Research Fellow

1. University of California, Riverside, Anthropology, Assistant Professor

Employer: 	University of California, Riverside
Type: 	Full Time - Entry
Required Education: 	Doctorate

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position
in sociocultural anthropology at the assistant professor level, beginning July
1, 2006. Ph.D. in Anthropology is required. Salary will be commensurate with
education and experience. The successful candidate will articulate interests in
transnational (global/local) processes and communities affected or produced by
border crossings. Research approaches to migrations and mobilities may include
political economy, political ecology, identity formation and culture, and
applied anthropology. Expertise in multi-sited or related innovative methods of
ethnographic research is highly desired. US/Latin America connections are
preferred. This person will be expected to teach lower-division as well as
upper-division and graduate courses in his/her field of specialization, and to
participate in the formation of research projects concerned with border issues
in Southern California. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2006 and
will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a vita,
a letter describing current and future research and teaching directions, copies
of publications, and three letters of reference. Send applications and inquiries
to Professor Sally Ness, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Anthropology,
University of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0418. All qualified applicants are
encouraged to apply. The University of California is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University recognizes domestic
partners in its employee benefit packages.


2. College of Staten Island, Anthropology, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Salary: 	$47,331 - $61,111
Location: 	Staten Island, NY
Employer: 	College of Staten Island/City University of New York
Type: 	Full Time - Middle
Preferred Education: 	Doctorate

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work of the College of
Staten Island, a senior college of The City University of New York, invites
applications for an anticipated tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of
Anthropology, beginning September 2006. Responsibilities: teaching introductory
courses in Anthropology and Sociology, developing courses in areas of
specialization, performing department and college service, and engaging in an
active and productive research and publishing agenda. The Department offers a
strong interdisciplinary focus that blends empirical and theoretical work,
emphasizing intersectionality and social justice, transnational studies, health
and well-being, cultural practices, social theory, social policy, and methods.
Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2005 and continue until the
position is filled. Salary range: $47,331 - $61,111, commensurate with
experience and qualifications. 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.

PhD in Anthropology, Sociology, or related field. We seek a socio-cultural
anthropologist with a strong record of teaching and an active field research
agenda. Area of specialization is open, but we are especially interested in
candidates whose research interests include migration, Caribbean and African
diaspora, technology and culture, or visual anthropology, with an area of focus
that is complementary to those represented in the Department.


3. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Anthropology and Geography,
Assistant Professor

MICHIGAN, EAST LANSING, 48824, Michigan State University, Departments of
Anthropology and Geography, cultural geographer/ anthropologist, starting August
2006. This joint position is tenure stream, 9-month AY basis at the Assistant
Professor level, with competitive salary and start-up package. The tenure home
will be in the discipline in which the Ph.D. was earned. Strong records of
research and teaching are desirable. The candidate is expected to conduct
externally-funded research and work collaboratively on campus while teaching
general education courses in the social sciences and specialized courses in
either anthropology or geography.

Specific area of specialization is open, but we are interested in candidates
with broad interests in landscape studies, the environment, the urban context,
social justice, and/ or science and technology studies. Abilities in geospatial,
qualitative, and/or quantitative methods a plus, especially as a means of
bridging the disciplines. Regional interest is open, although research in the
Middle East, Asia or Europe would be preferred. MSU has a long-standing
commitment to international research and teaching, with several U.S Department
of Education Title VI resource centers in which the candidate may participate.

Apply with hard copy of a cover letter, 2-page statement of interest, a current
vita, and the names and contact information for three references. Ph.D. is
expected by the time of appointment. Send materials to Dr. Antoinette
WinklerPrins, chair of the search committee, c/o ANP/GEO Search, The Department
of Anthropology, 354 Baker Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
48824-1118. Review of applications will begin January 6, 2006. The position will
remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Michigan State University is an
affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. Minority and women candidates
are encouraged to apply. Handicappers have the right to request and receive
reasonable accommodation. 


4. Research Fellow

Social Policy Research Centre
School of Health and Social Sciences
Closing date: 2 December 2005.

RB1 £20,509 - £26,182 inclusive of London weighting. Maximum starting salary
£20,509. 1 year fixed term contract An opportunity to join the Social Policy
Research Centre and to undertake research and fieldwork for the new ESRC funded
project investigating the experiences of recent Polish migrants to London.
Candidates should hold at least a good undergraduate degree in a social science
discipline, have previous research experience, notably in qualitative
methodologies and should be fluent in both Polish and English. Excellent IT and
communication skills are essential. A postgraduate qualification and knowledge
of the literature on migration and social networks would be advantageous.
To apply please download an application pack from www.mdx.ac.uk/jobs/. Or
contact Dr. Louise Ryan, Social Policy Research Centre, Roberts Building,
Middlesex University,  Enfield Campus, EN3 4SA, l.ryan at mdx.ac.uk

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