[URBANTH-L]Tenure Track Position, Human Rights

Castaneda, Terri A tac at saclink.csus.edu
Thu Oct 11 17:57:42 EDT 2007

Position: Assistant Professor, Sociocultural Anthropology

Location: Sacramento, California


California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor beginning August 2008.  We seek a sociocultural anthropologist with specialization in political or legal anthropology, whose scholarship broadly explores human rights as a global discourse and as an arena for asserting human agency.  Geographic area open.  Candidate must have an active field research agenda that engages one or more of the following topics: indigenous rights; violence; criminality, displacement; citizenship; biopolitics; and/or governmentality.  Successful candidate will be required to develop an upper division undergraduate course in the anthropology of human rights and to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate offerings. University-level teaching experience and a record of publication preferred.  Ability to teach Culture Theory and Ethnographic Analysis a plus.


Applications must be postmarked no later than December 1, 2007.  Applicants must submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, a writing sample, sample syllabi for relevant courses, and contact information for three references to the Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, CSU Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6106. Sacramento State is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity.

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