[URBANTH-L]Tenure Track Position-Human Rights

Castaneda, Terri A tac at saclink.csus.edu
Wed Sep 10 09:12:05 EDT 2008


Beginning Fall Semester 2009

Deadline for Application—October 15, 2008

California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor beginning August 2009. 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 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 courses in Culture Theory and Ethnographic Analysis a plus.

Candidates must be available for initial interviews at the AAA meetings in San Francisco. Applications must be postmarked no later than October 15, 2008. 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.
This employer offers employment benefits to domestic partners of employees. This employer prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Sacramento State is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. Jeanne Clery Act crime statistics are available.


Terri Castaneda, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Museum Director
Department of Anthropology
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J. Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6106
(916) 278-6067
tac at csus.edu<mailto:tac at csus.edu>

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