[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Guide, Aug. 6-30, 2006

Benito Vergara bvergara at sfsu.edu
Wed Aug 30 23:53:00 EDT 2006

1. U Wisconsin-Green Bay, Social Change and Devt, Asst Prof
2. New York Univ., Social and Cultural Analysis, Asst Prof
3. U New South Wales, Sociology and Anthropology, Global Studies, Lecturer /
Senior Lecturer
4. Unibersidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Anthropology, Prof
5. The New School for Social Research, NY, Prof


1. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Assistant Professor of Social Change and Development (Anthropology)

Duties include teaching introductory courses in Anthropology, an upper-level
course in Medical Anthropology, and other interdisciplinary courses in
Social Change and Development. A preference will be given to candidates who
have regional specialization(s) in the global south and/or have expertise in
migration issues. Ability to teach a course in social science methods is
also a preference. Will perform scholarly activities consistent with rank,
advise students, perform institutional service, and contribute to the
ongoing development of the department. Doctorate in Anthropology from an
accredited institution by the beginning date of the appointment, August 27,
2007. The successful candidate must have higher education teaching
experience, demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and
scholarship, commitment to undergraduate education, and communication and
interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of
students and colleagues. Submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae;
three letters of reference; and unofficial transcripts of all graduate work.
Submit application materials to: Andrew Kersten; Department of Social Change
& Development; University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green
Bay, WI 54311-7001. Phone: (920) 465-2443. Fax: (920) 465-2791. Email:
kerstena at uwgb.edu. Electronic submission of application materials will not
be considered. Review of applications begins October 15, 2006; position open
until filled. UW-Green Bay is an AA/EO employer. Names of applicants maybe
disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released.
Website: http://www.uwgb.edu



The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis (SCA) at New York University
seeks to appoint a tenure-trac k assistant professor working at the
intersection of urban studies and Asian American studies, construed in broad
hemispheric terms. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant
social science discipline, e.g., geography, anthropology, political science,
sociology, urban planning, or an appropriate interdisciplinary social
science doctorate. The degree must be in hand by July 1, 2007, and the
appointment would be effective September 1, 2007, pending administrative and
budgetary approval. While primarily serving the Department’s curricular
programs in Asian/Pacific/American Studies, Metropolitan Studies, and
American Studies, the appointee to this position will contribute as well to
SCA’s overall interdisciplinary project. We welcome applications from
individuals researching any aspect of the field, including: race, ethnicity
and environmentalism; migration, immigration and labor; welfare and work;
community development; social service delivery; urban political economy;
community organizing; housing and land development; urban and neighborhood
revitalization; physical planning and urban design; property rights and
planning institutions.

Send letter of application, cv, writing sample (an article-length essay or a
portion of a dissertation or book manuscript), and reference dossier to:
Junior Faculty Search Committee, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis,
New York University, 41 East 11th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY
10003-4602. Deadline for receipt of applications is November 1, 2006. NYU is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


3. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

The School of Sociology & Anthropology at UNSW is an important unit within
one of Australia's premier Faculties of Arts & Social Sciences. Members of
the School are leading researchers in their field nationally and
internationally, and have a reputation for innovative teaching methods and a
strong commitment to teaching excellence. The School is seeking to appoint
an outstanding scholar with a proven publication and research record, with
exceptional research potential and engagement with undergraduate teaching
and postgraduate supervision.
This is a continuing appointment at Senior Lecturer or Lecturer Level in the
School's Global Studies program. Courses in the Global Studies program also
constitute a fundamental core in the expansion of the International Studies
and Development Studies programs at UNSW.
The salary range for Lecturer is A$65,028 - A$76,660 per year and for Senior
Lecturer is A$78,983 - A$90,615 per year depending on qualifications and
The position is available on a full-time (continuing) basis.  Appointment
will be made at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level depending upon the
qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.
The School has an undergraduate enrolment of over 2500 students annually and
over 50 postgraduate students. The successful applicant will be expected to
make significant contributions to the research and teaching effort of the
School, the Faculty and other organisational units or interdisciplinary
areas. An academic at this level is also expected to contribute to
scholarship, research and/or professional activities.

      PhD in Sociology or Anthropology or related discipline;
      A record of international and collaborative research and teaching in
one or more of the following areas - Globalisation & Global Governance,
Human Rights & Migration, Terrorism, Conflict & Security, Global Health,
Globalised Cities, Sustainability &  Social Development.
      Selection criteria must be addressed in the application
      Demonstrated research record as evidenced by peer reviewed
      Evidence of current research activity in the form of external funding
      Willingness to take an active part in School & University governance
      Ability to implement equity and diversity policies and programs.
      Willingness and capacity to implement required OHS policies and safe
work practice


      Teaching load in undergraduate teaching program including course
development, initiation and development of course materials, course
co-ordination, preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars , conduct
of tutorials, and workshops,
      Supervision of honours and postgraduate research students
      Significant role in research projects at national & international
collaborative level
      Regular publication for research output in refereed publications
      Involvement in professional activity
      Consultation with students
      Broad administrative functions
      Marking and assessment.
      Attendance at departmental and/or faculty meetings and a major role in
planning or committee work.

A Level B or Level C academic will normally have advanced qualifications
and/or recognised significant experience in the relevant discipline area. A
position at this level will normally require a doctoral qualification or
equivalent accreditation and standing. In determining experience relative to
qualifications, regard will be paid to teaching experience, experience in
research, experience outside tertiary education, creative achievement,
professional contributions and/or to technical achievement. In addition a
position at this level will normally require a record of demonstrable
scholarly, research and/or professional achievement in the relevant
discipline area. Appointment will be made at either Lecturer or Senior
Lecturer level depending upon the qualifications and experience of the
successful applicant.
Having read all the documentation you may then direct any enquiries to Diana
Olsberg, Head of School on (61 2) 9385 2396 or email D.Olsberg at unsw.edu.au
Applications close 20 October 2006.


4. Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City: The Graduate Program in Social
Anthropology invites applications for a full-time research professor.
Applicants must have Ph.D. in Social or Cultural Anthropology in hand by
time of application.  Teaching experience, research experience in Mexico or
on the Mexican diaspora, a strong publication record, and fluency in written
and spoken Spanish are also required.  The successful candidate will be
expected to teach graduate seminars, supervise masters and Ph.D. theses,
train students in the field for periods of up to six weeks, conduct research
in Mexico or on the Mexican diaspora, and seek funding for research
projects.  All activities within the University are conducted in the Spanish
language.  Position begins January 2nd , 2007.  Application deadline:
October 5th, 2006.  Please send a letter IN SPANISH describing completed
research, current and future research program, and teaching experience, plus
a C.V. with the names and contact information, including e-mail addresses,
for three referees to: Roger Magazine, Programa de Posgrado en Antropología
Social, Departamento de Ciencias Sociales y Políticas, Universidad
Iberoamericana, Prol. Paseo de la Reforma 880, Lomas de Santa Fe, C.P.
01210, México, D.F., MEXICO; or to roger.magazine at uia.mx. 

The Universidad Iberoamericana is a private, Jesuit university located in
the Santa Fe area of Mexico City.  Founded in 1943, and considered one of
Mexico's premier private educational institutions, the University counts
10,000 undergraduate students in 37 programs and 800 graduate students in 28
The Graduate Program in Social Anthropology has been training students for
over 40 years, with special emphasis on fieldwork research.  The program
includes 8 full-time faculty members and 45 graduate students.  Both the
Masters and the Ph.D. program are recognized and funded by CONACYT's Padron
Nacional de Posgrado; the Ph.D. program was recently placed in the category
of "Competente a nivel internacional". 

Ph.D. in Social or Cultural Anthropology in hand by time of application.
Teaching experience, research experience in Mexico or on the Mexican
diaspora, a strong publication record, and fluency in written and spoken
Spanish.  Willingness to train students in the field for periods of up to
six weeks.


5. The Department of Anthropology at The New School for Social Research and
The New School's Graduate Program in International Affairs invite
applications for a tenured faculty position. The successful candidate will
have an outstanding record of interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching
that engages both empirically and theoretically in an
ethnographically-grounded manner with questions related to boundaries,
movement, territorialities, citizenship, migration, border politics,
transnational sovereignties, and/or zones of confinement and containment.
Geographical specialty is open. We expect the person who fills this position
to take an active role in interdisciplinary efforts to foster the study of
migration and borders at the New School and its International Center on
Migration, Ethnicity and Citizenship.

Applicants should send a letter of application, a copy of their current cv,
a writing sample or samples, three letters of recommendation, and materials
that indicate their teaching interests and abilities by November 1, 2006 to:
Anthropology/GPIA Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, The New
School for Social Research, The New School, 65 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY 10003.
The appointment begins July 1, 2007, by which time the Ph.D. must be
completed. Position is pending budgetary approval.

The New School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its
activities and programs including employment and promotion. New School
University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or
ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, gender, sexual orientation,
age, physical handicap, veteran or marital status.

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