[URBANTH-L]Position listing: Immigration

David Haines dhaines1 at gmu.edu
Thu Aug 30 14:09:43 EDT 2007

Position Listing
George Mason University

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology announces
a tenure track opening for an Assistant Professor with a
Ph.D. in either sociology or anthropology. We seek candi-
dates whose research and teaching expertise lies in the
study of immigration, ethnicity, and social and economic
inequality within the United States. The successful candidate
should have demonstrated excellence in the conduct of social
research (whether using official statistics, survey research, or
ethnography, or a mixture of methodological approaches), and
should be prepared to actively contribute to the Mason Project
on Immigration, an interdisciplinary program comprised of
faculty in the humanities and social sciences who are committed
to shaping the national debate about immigration.
   (see http://cssr.gmu.edu/immigration/immigration.html)
Excellence in teaching is also expected. The Department of
Sociology and Anthropology is a joint department that has grown
rapidly in recent years and is poised to introduce a new PhD in
Sociology. George Mason University is a large public university
located in Northern Virginia, a highly diverse and vibrant region
just west of Washington, D.C. George Mason is the largest and
most diverse university in Virginia. Applicants should send letters,
cv's, writing samples, teaching materials, and letters of
recommendation to:
   Chair, Immigration Search Committee, Dept of Sociology and
   Anthropology, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax VA 22030 MS 3G5.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2007. George
Mason University is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and
minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

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