[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Digest, July 30 - Aug. 5, 2006

Benito Vergara bvergara at sfsu.edu
Sat Aug 5 10:01:41 EDT 2006

URBANTH-L Job Digest, July 30 - Aug. 5, 2006


2.       Clark University, Int'l Dev't and Soc. Change, Asst. and Assoc.

3.       U of Missouri, Kansas City, Anthro, Asst. Prof.

4.       U of Houston, Clear Lake, Anthro, Asst. Prof.

5.       Randolph Macon College, Ashland, VA, Women's Studies, Asst. Prof.


1.       Clark University - Assistant and Associate Professors of
International Development and Social Change


Location: Massachusetts, United States

Institution Type: College/University

Position Type: Assistant or Associate Professor

Submitted: Friday, July 21st, 2006

Main Category: Political Science/International Relations

Secondary Categories:  Women/Gender

Urban Studies


General Social Sciences


Area Studies/Ethnic Studies


African and Middle Eastern History


The Department of International Development, Community, and Environment
(IDCE) at Clark University seeks to fill two tenure-track positions in
International Development and Social Change to begin Academic Year 2007-08.
One of these positions will be filled at the assistant professor level and
one will be filled at the associate professor level. Significant field
research and/or applied experience in developing countries is essential.
Ph.D. or equivalent in any relevant discipline is required. Discipline and
area are open: we expect to hire one individual with experience in Africa
and one individual with expertise in another geographical area. Candidates
should be able to teach courses supporting graduate level programs in
international development, as well as undergraduate courses. Primary areas
of expertise should include two or more of the following: involuntary
migration, environment, humanitarian assistance, food security, gender and
development, community participation and empowerment, non-governmental
organizations, conflict/post-conflict and development, and health.


Clark's interdisciplinary department in International Development,
Community, and Environment includes a core faculty of sixteen members and a
larger group of affiliate faculty engaged in interdisciplinary teaching,
research, and programmatic activities. Please visit our website for more
information: http://www.clarku.edu/departments/idce Applicants should show a
strong commitment to working collaboratively within a cross-disciplinary
program. Application should include curriculum vitae, a list of references,
and a detailed statement of interest including research foci and teaching
philosophy. These should be sent electronically to lkaub at clarku.edu or
mailed to Chair, ID Search Committee, IDCE, Clark University, 950 Main
Street, Worcester, MA 01610. Review of applications will begin October 1,
2006 and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE. Women and minorities
are especially encouraged to apply.


Contact Info:

Laura Kaub, Office Manager

Clark University IDCE

950 Main Street

Worcester, MA 01610

lkaub at clarku.edu


508-793-8820 (fax)


Website: http://www.clarku.edu/departments/idce



2.       University of Missouri - Kansas City - Assistant Professor,


Location: Missouri, United States

Institution Type: College/University

Position Type: Assistant Professor

Submitted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

Main Category: Anthropology/Archaeology

Secondary Categories:  Urban Studies


History of Science/Medicine/Technology


University of Missouri-Kansas City. The Department of Sociology, Criminology
& Criminal Justice, and Anthropology Program invites applications for one
tenure-track assistant professor beginning Fall Semester 2007. The appointee
must have a broad interdisciplinary background with substantive teaching and
research experience in Urban Studies. Special preference will be given to
candidates whose work includes: culture change, inequality, Science and
Technology Studies, and the public sphere. Eligible candidate must have
successfully defended his/her dissertation by the end of August 2007.
Responsibilities include scholarly research/publishing, undergraduate and
graduate teaching, and graduate advising. The Department offers a minor in
Anthropology and B.A. and M.A. degrees in Sociology, and participates in the
Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. Additional information can be found at


Review of applications will begin October 31st. Preliminary interviews will
be conducted at the Annual Meeting of the AAA, November 17-19th. Applicants
should send curriculum vitae, including teaching history, cover letter, and
a list of three references to:


Shannon Jackson, Chair Search Committee

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Department of Sociology/CJC/Anthropology

208 Haag Hall, 5120 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, MO 64110


Email: jacksonsh at umkc.edu, phone 816-235-2517


Address administrative questions to Tricia Falk 816-235-1116,
falkp at umkc.edu.



As an affirmative action and equal employment opportunity institution, UMKC
is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and encourages
applications from members of underrepresented groups.



Contact Info:

Shannon Jackson, Chair Search Committee

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Department of Sociology/CJC/Anthropology

208 Haag Hall, 5120 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, MO 64110


Website: http://cas.umkc.edu/soc



3.       University of Houston - Clear Lake - Assistant Professor


Location: Texas, United States

Institution Type: 2 Yr. College

Position Type: Assistant or Associate Professor

Submitted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

Main Category: Anthropology/Archaeology

Secondary Categories:  None




The University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) invites applications for
tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August 2007. Successful
candidate will teach undergraduate Anthropology and MA Cross-Cultural
Studies courses, including Contemporary Cultural Anthropology. Programs have
an established focus in race, ethnicity, gender, religion, and conflict
resolution and we seek applicants with related research, especially in the
areas of law, medicine, diasporas, political economy, and science and
technology. Seeking applicants with an active ethnographic research project,
preferably in Africa, the Middle East, or Southeast Asia. PhD in
Anthropology preferred; related disciplines will be considered if applicant
meets criteria described above. Applicants should provide evidence of
scholarly productivity and teaching effectiveness. Candidates with teaching
or research experience in diversity issues and in multicultural environments
are encouraged to apply. UHCL is located in southeast Houston, one of the
most diverse cities in the United States with significant Mexican, Central
American, Vietnamese, Chinese, South Asian, Nigerian, African American, and
Anglo American communities, among others. Review of completed applications
begins October 10 and continues until position is filled. Proof of
eligibility to work in U.S. must be provided. Applications accepted only
online at http://jobs.uhcl.edu. To apply, please complete online faculty
application and include letter of interest, vita, and list of three
references. UHCL is Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting
workplace diversity. We reserve the right to not fill the position.



Contact Info:



Website: http://www.uhcl.edu




Randolph-Macon seeks candidates for a tenure-track appointment in Women's
Studies beginning September 2007. Graduate training in Women's/Gender
studies plus anthropology, sociology, or cultural studies is required; Ph.D.
preferred, ABD considered. Teaching experience is required, as well as a
commitment to working in an undergraduate, liberal arts environment and
participating in interdisciplinary programs. The successful candidate must
have an interest in feminist theory as well as women and development and/or
globalization; specialization in South/Southeast Asia, Africa/African
Diaspora, or Latin America is preferred, but other areas will be considered.
The College offers a major and minor in Women's Studies. Duties will include
introductory courses and senior research in Women's Studies plus additional
courses in the candidate's areas of expertise. Send a letter of application,
curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to Professors Beth Gill and
Laura Holliday, Co-Chairs, Women Studies Search, Randolph-Macon College,
P.O. Box 5005, Ashland, Virginia 23005-5505. Review of applications will
begin on September 15 and continue until the position is filled. Racial and
ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.




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