[URBANTH-L]Anthropology job at American University in Cairo

Mark Westmoreland mrw at aucegypt.edu
Fri Oct 24 05:26:59 EDT 2008

Please pass this job announcement along to interested parties:
The Anthropology Program, SAPE Department, at the American University  
in Cairo invites applicants for an open rank position in Socio- 
Cultural Anthropology to begin Fall 2009. The Department is seeking  
candidates who will enrich the regional focus of the program and whose  
research and teaching is geographically grounded in MENA and its  
diverse transnational connections, particularly to South Asia.  
Candidates whose interests focus on urban anthropology; political  
anthropology, colonial and postcolonial dynamics; consumption,  
tourism, and globalism are particularly encouraged to apply.  
Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate an ability to  
talk across geographic and disciplinary boundaries.

Additional Information:

Tenure track with initial two- or three-year (renewable) appointment  
subject to mutual agreement will begin September 2009. Renewal of an  
appointment depends upon institutional needs and/or the appointee's  

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via online. a) an  
updated C.V; b) a letter of interest; c) a statement of teaching  
philosophy; (d) a completed AUC Personal Information Form (PIF); (e)  
submit a copy of a recently published article with the other  
application materials; and (f) please ask at least three referees  
familiar with your professional background to send reference letters  
directly to the New York Office or the Provost's Office in Cairo.


Mark R. Westmoreland
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, & Egyptology
American University in Cairo
2098  HUSS Building - New Campus
Office phone: 2615-1871
mrw at aucegypt.edu

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