[URBANTH-L]JOB: George Mason U, Anthro, Asst. Prof.

Benito Vergara vergara.benito at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 11:30:41 EDT 2007

George Mason University
Sociology and Anthropology
Assistant Professor

George Mason University 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 candidates 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, 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 Ph.D. in sociology. George
Mason University is a large public university located in Northern
Virginia; a highly diverse and vibrant region located just west of
Washington, D.C. George Mason is the largest and most diverse
university in Virginia. Candidates should apply for position F9040z
online at http://jobs.gmu.edu. Candidates should then send a letter of
interest, CV, writing samples, teaching materials and letters of
recommendation to: Chair, Immigration Search Committee, Dept. of
Sociology and Anthropology, 4400 University Drive, MS 3G5, Fairfax,
VA, 22030. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2007.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity employer encouraging
diversity; women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to

Web Site : http://jobs.gmu.edu

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