[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Guide, Dec. 4-9, 2006

Benito Vergara bvergara at sfsu.edu
Fri Dec 8 11:15:26 EST 2006

URBANTH-L Job Guide, Dec. 4-9, 2006

1. Eugene Lang College, New School for Liberal Arts, Urban and Education
Studies, Asst. Prof.
2. UC Irvine, International Studies, Asst. Prof.
3. Monmouth U, Anthropology, Asst. Prof.
4. The Field Museum, Chicago, Environmental Anthropologist


1. Eugene Lang College, New School for Liberal Arts, Urban and Education
Studies, Asst. Prof.

Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts seeks to hire a
tenure-track faculty member in the area of urban studies and education
studies up to the level of an advanced assistant professor. We are seeking
candidates who can locate a critical understanding of the challenges facing
urban education within the context of the broader urban, political, social
and economic processes that shape cities in the United States. The primary
focus of this position is the United States but candidates who can bring a
comparative perspective are also encouraged to apply.   

PhD in education, urban studies or relevant social science discipline
required. A commitment to teaching and a strong record of publication is
necessary. Successful candidates will offer courses to undergraduates in
education and urban studies at Eugene Lang College. Experience offering
courses with a community based component is desirable.   

In addition to applying online, interested candidates should include a CV,
cover letter, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, outline of research
program, sample of written work, and the names of three references who will
be sending letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be
sent to: Alana Proctor, Eugene Lang
College, 65 West 11th Street, Room 350, New York, NY 10011


2. UC Irvine, International Studies, Asst. Prof.

The School of Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine seeks
a junior scholar at the level of Assistant Professor in International
Studies beginning July 1, 2007. Salary is commensurate with academic
qualifications and experience. Applicants are required to have scholarly
training, a research record, and teaching expertise in international
political economy and economic institutions, broadly conceived. The
appointment can be made in Anthropology, Political Science, or Sociology.
Areas of specialization may include international organizations;
international political economy; global trade, finance, and technology; and,
legal, social and political institutions in the global political economy. A
regional expertise is desirable, but not necessary.

Applicants are asked to send a cover letter describing research, teaching,
and administrative qualifications; CV; one writing sample; and the names of
three references. To receive optimal consideration, applications should be
received by January 8, 2007. All materials and inquiries are to be addressed
to: Ms. Julie Pham, Program Coordinator for International Studies, 5135
Social Science Plaza A, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-5100.
Contact: Ms. Pham at jpham at uci.edu.

The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer
committed to excellence through diversity, has a National Science Foundation
Advance Gender Equity Program, and is responsive to the needs of dual career

Contact Information:
E-mail : jpham at uci.edu
Phone : (949)824-9229
Fax : (949)824-5037
Ms. Julie Pham
International Studies Manager
International Studies
University of California, Irvine
5135 Social Science Plaza A
Irvine, CA 92697


3. Monmouth U, Anthropology, Asst. Prof.

The Department of History and Anthropology at Monmouth University invites
applications, Ph.D. preferred, for a tenure-track appointment (Fall 2007) as
an Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology. We seek candidates with
field experience in Brazil or the Caribbean. Knowledge of a second culture
area is a plus. Scholars interested in race, ethnicity, and globalization
are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate
teaching effectiveness and should be prepared to teach cultural
anthropology, regional surveys, topical courses, and anthropological theory.
The ability to teach ethnographic field school is also important.

Monmouth University has a growing anthropology program (120 majors), with a
focus on the Americas. Anthropology exits in a department combined with
history and we encourage applicants interested in this exciting intellectual
collaboration. We pride ourselves on excellence in teaching and careful
mentoring of our students. The successful candidate should expect to be
engaged with students through advising and co-curricular activities, e.g.
clubs and honor societies.

Monmouth University is a private, independent, comprehensive master's level
university located on the Jersey Shore less than 1 1/2 hours from New York
City and two hours from Philadelphia. Its location provides a dynamic,
culturally rich living and working environment.

Send application letter, CV, and 3 letters of reference to Prof. Richard
Veit, Chair, Cultural Anthropology Search Committee, Department of History
and Anthropology, Monmouth University, 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch,
NJ 07764. Monmouth University is an AA/EOE and is committed to creating a
more diverse environment. Evaluation of applications will begin December 15,
2006 and continue until the position is filled.

Contact Information:
Prof Richard Veit
Chair, Cultural Anthropology Search Committee
History and Anthropology
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue
West Long Branch, NJ 07764


4. The Field Museum, Chicago, Environmental Anthropologist

The Center for Cultural Understanding and Change (CCUC) at the Field Museum
seeks a conservation/environmental anthropologist.  
The qualified candidate must have 
•	Ph.D. 
•	five years minimum field experience (may include dissertation
research) working in community-based conservation 
•	fluency in spoken and written Spanish 
•	excellent communication skills 
•	excellent writing skills 
Our work focuses in the Andean foothills and lowland Amazon, primarily in
Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador.  The successful candidate must be able to work
collaboratively with local partners-including conservation organizations,
indigenous organizations, and governmental agencies¬to implement
conservation programs. 
The candidate should be adept at training, resource-use mapping, and rapid
social assessment methodologies (participatory rural appraisal,
participatory mapping, etc.).  The candidate will be expected to contribute
to grant writing, technical reports, publications, and other materials for
dissemination.  The position requires frequent fieldwork and travel to South
CCUC is part of the Environment, Culture, and Conservation (ECCo) Division
of The Field Museum.  We work closely with the department of Environment and
Conservation Programs (ECP) to identify, establish, and sustain protected
areas and their buffer zones. With our collaborators in ECP, we give equal
consideration to the protection of biological and cultural diversity, and
the promotion of sustainable livelihoods for local communities.  Our goal is
to put scientific knowledge to work for conservation of large tracts of
wilderness while providing sustainable livelihoods for people in the
surrounding communities.
This is a two-year, grant-funded position with possibility for renewal.  The
Field Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Salary will be commensurate
with experience.
Please email cover-letter,  current CV, and names of references to: 
awali at fieldmuseum.org
Alaka Wali, 
Director, Center for Cultural Understanding and Change
The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
312-665-7472 Voice
312/665-7193 Fax

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