[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Guide, Dec. 16-29, 2006

Benito Vergara bvergara at sfsu.edu
Fri Dec 29 16:33:46 EST 2006

1. Emerson College, Global and Urban Studies/Service-Learning, Visiting
2. U of Calgary, Anthropology, Instructor (9 month appt.)


1. Emerson College, Global and Urban Studies/Service-Learning, Visiting

The Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies at Emerson
College seeks a Visiting Scholar-In-Residence in Global and Urban Studies
with experience in service- and/or community-based approaches to curriculum
design and instruction. This position is a one-year, non-tenure track
appointment (renewable annually for up to five years). A Ph.D., teaching
experience, and a strong commitment to interdisciplinary approaches to the
liberal arts are required. Appointment begins September 2007.

The Institute is seeking a scholar whose research focuses on questions of
urban communities, cultural identity, social stratification and social
justice, sustainability, and diversity in a global context, who will develop
innovative curricula and contribute to interdisciplinary programming that
engages students in service- or community-based educational experiences
within the City of Boston and the region. Preference will be given to
candidates with primary expertise in the social or environmental sciences.
Candidates with expertise in relevant fields in the humanities, such as
American or Border Studies, will also be considered. Teaching
responsibilities are three courses per semester. The successful candidate
will be expected to maintain a record of active scholarship and participate
in faculty colloquia, teaching workshops, and other academic programs
organized by the Institute.

You can view this and other available faculty positions at:

Emerson College values campus multiculturalism as demonstrated by the
diversity of its faculty, staff, student body, and constantly evolving
curriculum. The successful candidate must have the ability to work
effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
Emerson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages diversity
in its workplace.

Send a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a writing sample, evidence of
teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation to: David Bogen,
Executive Director
Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College.
120 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116-4624. Review of
applications will begin February 1, 2007 and continue until the position is

For more information about the Institute for Liberal Arts and
Interdisciplinary Studies at Emerson College go to:


2. U of Calgary, Anthropology, Instructor (9 month appt.)

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a term-certain
sessional instructor position in social and cultural anthropology. This
appointment is for nine months, September 2007 through April, 2008. The
successful applicant will possess a PhD and have research experience in an
East Asian or Southeast Asian society. The principal duties will consist of
instruction of two half-courses, selected from the following list, in each
of the two terms of employment.

      . Anthropology 203, "Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology"
(this course could be repeated to count for two choices)
      . Anthropology 323, "Culture and Society of China"
      . Anthropology 327, "Culture and Society of Modern Japan"
      . Anthropology 337, "Indigenous Knowledge and Global Developments"
      . Anthropology 303, "Business in Cultural Context"
      . Anthropology 357, "Applied Anthropology"
      . Anthropology 375, "Anthropology of Law"
      . Anthropology 385, "Economic Anthropology"
      . Anthropology 387, "Ethnography of Global-Local Dynamics"
      . Anthropology 399, "Ethnographic Survey of Selected World Areas"
      . Anthropology 427, "Women in East Asian Societies"

      Interested applicants should send (a) an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae;
(b) a cover letter that discusses their career objectives and teaching
experience (if any), plus (c) a list containing the names and addresses
(both postal and email) of three referees whom we are free to contact. The
deadline for receipt of these materials is March 1, 2007 to:

      Dr. Doyle Hatt, Head,
      Department of Anthropology
      University of Calgary
      2500 University Drive NW
      Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4, Canada

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary
respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

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