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Dartmouth College Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in sociocultural anthropology at the rank of assistant professor.  We seek a scholar-teacher whose research contributes new theoretical perspectives on cultural processes of diaspora and dislocation, including but not exclusive to the effects of forced or voluntary migration brought about by political, gendered, and ethnic violence, development projects or economic policy, as well as identity politics and processes associated with diasporic communities. Geographic area of specialization is open but should complement those presently represented in the department. The successful candidate will be firmly grounded in ethnographic research and ready to contribute to a department that teaches a four-field undergraduate curriculum. The appointment will begin July 1, 2016 and the candidate must have PhD in hand prior to that date. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references via Interfolio by following this link: apply.interfolio.com/30928
With parity between male and female undergraduate students and over one quarter of the students being members of minority groups, Dartmouth is one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in New England. Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. We strongly encourage applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, gay, lesbian, and transgender persons, persons with disabilities, and veterans. Dartmouth offers health insurance and other benefits to same-sex domestic partners. Information about all of Dartmouth’s benefits is available at http://www.dartmouth.edu/~hrs/benefits/index.html
Laura A. Ogden
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
Dartmouth College
406A Silsby Hall

305.801.6502
skype:  OgdenL

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ANTHROPOLOGY

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant level anthropologist who specializes in classical and contemporary anthropological theory, beginning fall 2016.  We are especially interested in candidates who conduct ethnographic research in sociolinguistics and the politics of language.  This position has a 2-2 teaching load, and the successful candidate will teach courses at all levels of the curriculum including introduction to cultural anthropology and required theory courses for the major.  Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half of the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke is committed to enriching the education experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke College seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college’s academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellent, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.

The successful candidate will demonstrate competence in working with students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Please submit: letter of application, CV including contact information for three referees, writing sample (up to 25 pages), one-page statement of teaching philosophy/practice (including evidence of a commitment to mentoring a diverse study body), and no more than 3 sample course syllabi.  Applications must be received by October 30, 2015 in electronic form, and must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu.

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Union College (Schenectady, New York) seeks applicants for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level. We seek socio-cultural candidates who can offer courses in at least one of the following geographic areas: Africa, Middle East, East or Southeast Asia and the former Soviet Union. Topically, we seek scholars who are interested in at least one of: environmental anthropology, medical anthropology, anthropology of religion (with a focus on a religion other than Christianity), anthropology of science/technology, and/or gender and sexuality. However, we will also consider candidates with other teaching and research interests that add to those of our current faculty. Candidates with Ph.D. in hand and teaching experience are preferred, but these qualifications are not required.

 

The Department prides itself on strong teaching and relationships with students. Union also values, and offers substantial support for, scholarship. Further information about Union College and the Anthropology Department may be found at www.union.edu. Union College offers many opportunities for both faculty and students to engage with multiple disciplines in interdisciplinary programs and unique research initiatives.  The successful hire can develop courses in their area of expertise that may contribute to the college’s interdisciplinary programs.

 

Applicants should send a digital dossier (in PDF format), including cover letter, writing sample, one or two sample syllabi, C.V., and the names and addresses of three referees to whitem@union.edu by Nov. 1, 2015 to be considered for an interview at the AAA meetings. Union College is a community that values cultural and intellectual pluralism as essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please also convey how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support Union’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status.