[URBANTH-L] JOB: Postdoc in Global Literacy, Interdisc Inquiry and Community Engagement (U South Florida)

Angela Jancius jancius3022 at comcast.net
Fri Oct 10 00:13:41 EDT 2008

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity

The Department of Anthropology at the University of South Florida is among
five departments participating in the university's Postdoctoral Fellowship
Pilot Project in the Social Sciences and Humanities, 2009-2010.

Applications are invited from anthropologists to join the department in Fall
2009 for one year, with the possibility of renewal. Applicants must have
completed the doctorate no earlier than 2005, and no later than May 1, 2009.
They will be expected to contribute to USF's current strategic initiatives,
which include global literacy, interdisciplinary inquiry, and community
engagement. USF doctoral graduates are not eligible.

The USF Department of Anthropology is a national leader in Applied
Anthropology, and will give preference to candidates whose research has
applied or policy potential. Current faculty research focuses on six general
areas of strength: Biocultural Dimensions of Health and Illness;
Archaeological and Material Culture Studies; Community Identity and
Heritage; Communication, Representation and Education; Global, Sustainable
Resource Management and Economic Development; Constructions of Race,
Ethnicity, and Gender. The successful applicant will work with faculty in
one or more of these areas, pursuing her/his own research agenda and
teaching one class each semester. We are especially interested in applicants
who might develop graduate seminars on topics that complement existing

A full description, deadline, and application procedures are available at
http://www.grad.usf.edu/postdoc.asp. Applications must be submitted
electronically, and should not be sent directly to the Anthropology
Department. However, to inquire about this opportunity, please contact
Department Chair Elizabeth Bird at 813 974 0802, or ebird at cas.usf.edu.
Department faculty will be available for informal meetings at AAA in
November; campus visits are anticipated in mid January.

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