[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Postings, October 1-9, 2005

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Wed Oct 5 13:30:51 EDT 2005

URBANTH-L Job Postings, October 1-9, 2005
1. Case Western Reserve University, Medical Anthropology tenure-track
2. Indiana University, Asst. Professor, Social-Cultural Anthropology
3.  Montclair State University, Urban/Transnational Anthropologist
4. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Latina/Latino Studies Program
5. Wesleyan University, Tenure-track in Urban Anthropology

1. Case Western Reserve University, Medical Anthropology tenure-track

 The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case
Western Reserve University invites applications for one or more tenure-track
positions in medical anthropology to begin July 2006 or potentially earlier.
Rank is open and commensurate with qualifications, although appointment
at the rank of assistant professor is preferred. The department has a
recognized interest in global health but all areas of medical anthropology
will be considered. Desired areas of expertise include international health,
urban health, health disparities, reproductive health, and research that
focuses on the biological and social dimensiions of global and national
health probelms. Geographic areas are open. Applications received by
1 November 2005 will receive full consideration. Electronic applications
only to lawrence.greksa at case.edu, consisting of a letter of application,
addressed to Prof. Lawrence Greksa, Chair of the Department of
Anthropology, a c.v., and the names and email addresses of five referees
to whom we may write. Case Western Reserve University is committed
to diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.


2. Indiana University, Asst. Professor, Social-Cultural Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University-Bloomington
(www.indiana.edu/~wanthro) invites applications for a tenure-track
Asst. Professorship in social-cultural anthropology with a specialization
in expressive culture and the arts to begin Fall 2006.  The successful
candidate will have completed field research in a sub-Saharan African
region with a significant Muslim population or on a topic related to Muslim
society.  We are seeking a candidate with a demonstrated record of
research in expressive culture, especially the social, cultural and
political impact of media and the arts.  Topics of interest include but are
not limited to radio, television, video and audio recordings, the internet,
oral performance, dress, the visual arts, including film, dance, and music.
Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching at both
undergraduate and graduate levels.  We place a high priority on the
ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting.  The candidate will also be
expected to contribute to the mission of the African Studies Program
which coordinates an interdisciplinary approach to the region and also
will join the growing faculty in Indiana University's Middle Eastern and
Islamic Studies Program.

Candidates must have PhD in hand at the time of appointment and a strong
publication and teaching record or the promise of the same.  PhD in
anthropology preferred. Send letters of application, brief c.v., and names
of three referees to Beverly Stoeltje, Chair, the African Search Committee,
Department of Anthropology, Student Building 130, Indiana University,
Bloomington, IN 47405.  Review of applications begins on November 7 and
will continue until the position is filled.  Faculty will be available to
conduct interviews at the AAA meetings in Washington.


3.  Montclair State University, Urban/Transnational Anthropologist

transnational and diasporic populations. Specializations in demography,
race, ethnicity, health, identity and urban Asian or Latino cultures are
desirable. Research in public anthropology, and the ability to engage theory
and practice in diverse settings are important. Must have the ability to
create and execute field research projects (including funding) involving
collaborations among students and colleagues from within Montclair State
University and the greater northern New Jersey community. Ability to
reach across disciplinary boundaries and work in multiple sites in teams
of researchers is essential. Send letters of application, along with vita,
letters of recommendation and selected publications, to Prof. Rhoda
Halperin, Chair, Department of Anthropology, Montclair State University,
Montclair, New Jersey 07043. Review of applications will begin on Oct.
31, 2005, and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE employer.


4. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Latina/Latino Studies Program

UIUC (http://www.lls.uiuc.edu) invites applications for a full-time,
tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level in
Latina/Latino Studies. Preference will be given to candidates
with an exemplary record of research in Chicana/Mexicana histories,
Chicana feminist historiographical discourse, Chicana race & ethnic
theories, Borderlands history and historiography.  Candidate should
be well-versed in theories of feminism, gender, and sexuality.  This 100%
appointment in Latina/Latino Studies may be adjusted if candidate wishes a
partial appointment in the Department of History. Successful candidates will
be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, and to participate in
curriculum development in LLSP and History.  A Ph.D. by the time of
appointment is required. Full consideration will be given to applications
received by Nov. 1, 2005.  Please send cover letter, curriculum vita,
transcripts, a writing sample, and three letters of reference to: Chair,
LLS/History Search Committee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
Latina/Latino Studies Program, 510 East Chalmers, Champaign, IL  61820,
tel. 217-265-0370


5. Wesleyan University, Tenure-track in Urban Anthropology

Wesleyan University. The department of anthropology invites applications for
a tenure-track assistant professor position, to begin July, 2006. We seek an
urban anthropologist with an active, ongoing research program that combines
ethnographic and comparative analyses of forms of urban life. The successful
candidate will also have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and
interest in interdisciplinary scholarship. We are interested in work that
situates urban life in relationship to processes of globalization,
transnationalism, migrations and diasporas, as well as in studies exploring
the dynamics of urban cultural institutions and/or processes of identity
formation. Geographical region is open. PhD required. Applicants should
submit a letter outlining teaching and research interests, work sample,
vita, and the names and addresses of three referees to Elizabeth Traube,
Chair, Department of Anthropology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.
Applications postmarked by November 15 will receive full consideration.
Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.


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