[URBANTH-L] JOB: American Univ., Anthropology, Asst. Prof. / Assoc. or Asst. Prof. (2 positions)

Benito Vergara vergara.benito at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 15:11:57 EDT 2008

The Department of Anthropology, American University, seeks two
anthropologists to fill tenure track appointments beginning in August
2009., One appointment is at the rank of assistant professor; the
second is at the rank of assistant or associate professor. Desired
area(s) of specialization include: environmental justice,
migration/displacement, gender/sexuality, medical, and/or human
rights. Ethnographic research in Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe,
Africa, the Middle East, or Asia is preferred. We are especially
interested in scholars whose interests include the innovative use of
digital media in communicating anthropological ideas and values, and
who can play an active role in mentoring a new generation of students
in public anthropology. Teaching assignments include courses in the
university's General Education program, areas of research interest,
theory, and research methods. PhD completed by fall 2009, publication
record, and teaching experience required. Other responsibilities
include advising students, mentoring women and minority students;
conducting and publishing research, and participating in department,
college and university service. American University is seeking highly
dedicated teachers and scholars who are deeply committed to
interdisciplinary learning, the application of new technologies in
teaching and scholarship, and to the preparation of students for life
in a diverse and rapidly changing global society. Minorities and women
are strongly urged to apply. Send c.v., description of research
interests and teaching experience, and names of three references to:
Tenure Track Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Battelle
T-23, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC
20016. Review of applications begins October 1, 2009 and will continue
until the position is filled. AA/EEO. This employer offers employee
benefits to same-sex domestic partners of employees and prohibits
discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and
gender identity/expression.

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