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Assistant Professor or Instructor of Anthropology

Position Deleted on 1/01/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Lancaster, PA
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Anthropology
Application Due:
Full Time
included on Affirmative Action email
The Department of Anthropology at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for one tenure-track position in sociocultural anthropology at the Assistant Professor or Instructor level, beginning Fall 2013. Ph.D. in anthropology, teaching experience, and a track record of publication strongly preferred. Franklin & Marshall faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, active mentors, and productive scholars. Teaching load is 3/2, which includes participation in the College's general education requirement, "Foundations," and/or the first-year seminar program and teaching courses that fulfill the College's non-Western cultures requirement. We are looking for a colleague who does not duplicate our present departmental interests. The successful candidate must have experience in conducting and analyzing extensive, long-term fieldwork. Topical areas of interest are: critical approaches to humanitarianism, language and culture, visual representation, and race and ethnicity. Research and teaching culture areas are: Middle East/North Africa, Asia, or Oceania. Application deadline is Friday, November 2nd, 2012. We will accept application materials electronically, but not after midnight on that date.

Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, the names and affiliations of three references, and brief teaching and research statements to Misty L. Bastian, Chair, Department of Anthropology via email at Candidates who progress in the search will be given directions where to send hardcopies of their transcripts. We will interview candidates for the position at the American Anthropological Association meetings in November.

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