[URBANTH-L]JOB: U Texas, San Antonio, Anthro, Assoc. / Full Prof.

Benito Vergara vergara.benito at gmail.com
Sat Oct 18 09:48:52 EDT 2008

The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Anthropology
seeks to hire both cultural anthropologists and archaeologists at the
rank of Tenured Associate or Full Professor. Pending budget approval,
two or more positions will be filled. The Department has recently
inaugurated a Ph.D. program emphasizing anthropology's broad
engagement with environmental issues. We are looking for candidates
who will complement or enhance this focus, and who also will support
the four-field emphases of our B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. programs.

In cultural anthropology, we are especially interested in
ethnographers (geographic area open) who specialize in creative,
empirically grounded approaches to: political ecology; science and
technology studies; medical anthropology; transnational flows,
diaspora, and migration; globalization and environmental discourses;
and/or conservation policy and practice.

In archaeology, we seek specialists in complex societies (geographic
area open) who focus upon issues of landscape formation, urbanism,
core-periphery relations, and/or power and the politics of social

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Anthropology (emphasis in either
cultural anthropology or archaeology); theoretically motivated
research; desire and ability to contribute to Ph.D. program growth and
expansion; established record of teaching, research, and service
appropriate to the ranks of Associate or Full Professor with tenure.

Preferred Qualifications: excellence in teaching; strong record of
external funding; fluency across a broad spectrum of theory in
anthropology; commitment to a four-field approach to teaching and
research; ability to complement existing faculty specializations.

Responsibilities include: teaching general anthropology, basic courses
in either archaeology or cultural anthropology, elective undergraduate
courses and core and specialized graduate courses in areas of
specialization; ongoing research and service in a program that offers
B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees.

In their applications, job candidates must clearly indicate the rank
at which they would like to be considered. Applicants must submit: a
letter of application that includes discussion of research, teaching,
and service goals; a CV; sample publications; teaching evaluations;
and, the names, addresses, email, and phone numbers of three
references. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to
show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the
United States by the time of hire. Applications must be postmarked no
later than December 1, 2008. Send all application materials to Search
Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of Texas at San Antonio,
One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249-0649. The University of Texas
at San Antonio is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are
strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact Information:
E-mail : carolyn.cochran at utsa.edu
Phone : 210-458-4075
Fax : 210-458-7811
Search Chair
University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249-0649

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