[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Guide, Sept. 21 - Oct. 16, 2006

Benito Vergara bvergara at sfsu.edu
Mon Oct 16 10:57:41 EDT 2006

1. U Mass Boston, Anthropology, Asst. Prof.
2. U of Illinois at Springfield, Sociology/Anthropology and Women’s Studies,
Asst. Prof.
3. San Diego State U, Anthropology, Asst. Prof.
4. UT Arlington, Anthropology, Asst./Assoc. Prof.

1. U Mass Boston, Anthropology, Asst. Prof.

Tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology
specializing in issues of immigration, transnationalism, and ethnicity among
Latino populations in the US, with preferred regional focus in urban New
England or Northeast, to begin September 1, 2007.

We seek an individual with an active program of scholarly research and
publication, and the ability to collaborate in local research with the
university¹s Mauricio Gaston Institute for Latino Community Development and
Public Policy, and other campus research initiatives such as the Center for
Urban Cultural History.

Teaching duties will include both undergraduate and graduate Anthropology
courses, service teaching in campus general education programs, and
mentoring of Latino and other students.

Position is state-funded and fully benefited.

To apply:

Ph.D. must be in hand by September 1, 2007. Please send cover letter
explaining research and teaching interests, a writing sample, CV, and three
letters of reference by November 3, 2006, to: Tim Sieber, Chair, Search
Committee, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100
Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA, 02125-3393.  We will begin reviewing
applications on November 3, 2006.  For questions, contact
tim.sieber at umb.edu.

UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX employer.


2. U of Illinois at Springfield, Sociology/Anthropology and Women’s Studies,
Asst. Prof.

The Women’s Studies Program and the Sociology/Anthropology Department at the
University of Illinois at Springfield seek to fill a joint tenure-track
position for an interdisciplinary teacher-scholar in gender and
globalization whose teaching and scholarship is firmly grounded in feminist
scholarship that focuses on the intersections of gender, race/ethnicity,
nationality, class and sexuality. 
Possible teaching and scholarship areas include gender and global
transformations in: labor and work, including migration and migrant labor;
family roles and structures; sexuality; distribution of wealth and resources
among and within the  global south and north; and transnational economic
processes, organizations, and movements. We prefer candidates who take
comparative approaches to systemic challenges posed by globalization.  

The new hire will develop and teach comparative societies and global
awareness courses for the new general education curriculum, teach other new
and existing undergraduate courses, participate fully in program and
curriculum development, and advise and mentor students in both programs. We
will prefer candidates who can teach the women’s studies intro and feminist
theory courses, as well as Socio-Cultural Theories, and who are able or
willing to teach some courses on-line.
Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to interdisciplinary
undergraduate teaching, and must have a Ph.D. (completed by time of
appointment) in sociology, anthropology, women’s studies, international
studies, or a discipline appropriate for appointment between the two

To apply please send vita, letter describing teaching and research
interests, and three letters of recommendation to: Professor Pat Langley,
Women’s Studies Program, University of Illinois at Springfield, 1 University
Plaza MS UHB 3038, Springfield, IL 62703. The cover letter should describe a
course unit on some aspect of gender and globalization, including  content,
pedagogy and goals for student learning. Review of applications will begin
on October 16, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled. 

For more information see our web page at http://www.uis.edu/. The University
of Illinois at Springfield is located in the state capital and is the third
campus of the University of Illinois. UIS serves approximately 4500 students
in 20 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. The curriculum stresses a
strong liberal arts core with outstanding professional programs. UIS is an
Affirmative Action / EOE employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons
with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

3. San Diego State U, Anthropology, Asst. Prof.

San Diego State University, Department of Anthropology seeks a tenure-track
cultural anthropologist at the assistant professor level with a regional
specialization in Latin America and a research focus on community
development and sustainability, to begin Fall 2007. A PhD in Anthropology is
strongly preferred. The successful applicant will have demonstrated
experience working in communities and with outside agencies (e.g., NGOs) on
ecological issues that may include: coastal, forestry, water, or
agriculture-related natural resource management and/or eco-tourism. A strong
record of research, publications, collaborations within and outside the
academic community and acquisition of external funding should be evident.
The successful candidate should show evidence of success in working with a
diverse student population and will be expected to teach at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels in his/her sub-field, geographic region,
and area of specialization. We are especially interested in candidates who
can involve our students in research and who share the department's
commitment to the four-field approach to anthropology. 

The search committee will begin screening applications on December 13, 2006.
Salary commensurate with experience.

Applications, including letter stating qualifications, vita, three letters
of recommendation, and the most recent semester’s teaching evaluation
numeric scores and written comments should be sent to: 

Cultural Anthropology Search Chair
Department of Anthropology
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-6040

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
against individuals on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual
orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or veteran status,
including veterans of the Vietnam era.


4. UT Arlington, Anthropology, Asst./Assoc. Prof.

The Program in Anthropology at The University of Texas at Arlington invites
applications for a tenure track or tenured appointment at the assistant or
associate professor level in social/cultural anthropology. Although area of
research specialization is open, we seek a scholar whose research interests
will complement and strengthen those of our cultural anthropology faculty
(i.e., globalization, international migration and medical anthropology);
applications are particularly invited from scholars in public anthropology,
political anthropology and development anthropology. Preference will be
given to candidates with an active research agenda in Africa, Asia or Latin
America. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach undergraduate
and graduate courses in anthropological theory as well as in his/her topical
areas of expertise. The Anthropology Program emphasizes a four-field
approach and currently includes a permanent faculty of five, with two
cultural anthropologists, two archaeologists and one biological
anthropologist. The University of Texas at Arlington, a public
Doctoral/Research Extensive institution, is a part of the University of
Texas System, enrolling approximately 25,000 students in 81 undergraduate,
73 master’s and 35 doctoral programs. It is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth
Metroplex, a vibrant and growing region of north Texas. Arlington, a city
with a suburban feel and a pleasant and affordable place to live, has an
ethnically and culturally diverse population. Its proximity to both Dallas
and Fort Worth provides outstanding cultural and recreational opportunities,
including world-renowned museums, symphony, opera and ballet and
professional sports. Arlington is conveniently located near DFW
International Airport. Applicants must have PhD in hand by the beginning of
the Fall 2007 semester. Review of applications will begin immediately, and
will continue until the position is filled. Applications (including cover
letter, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference) should be sent to
Dr. Shelley L. Smith, Chair, Anthropology Search Committee, Program in
Anthropology, Box 19599, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
76019. Applications from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
UT Arlington is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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