The interdisciplinary Department for the Study of Culture and Society seeks a colleague committed to undergraduate teaching and active scholarship.
One-year temporary position starts late August 2019. Visiting Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology.
Area of expertise: immigration, migration, race, borders. Preferred world region: Central and South America. Teaching load is 3/3 in two semester schedule, with January term optional. Successful candidate will be able to teach introduction to cultural anthropology, borders and boundaries, and ethnographic methods. Additional possible courses desired: global studies, human rights, indigenous populations, migration. Minimum requirements: PhD or advanced ABD in cultural anthropology, evidence of effective teaching, commitment to creating an inclusive classroom supportive of underrepresented categories of students, a developed research and writing agenda desired. Review underway, continues until filled. Candidates of color and women especially encouraged to apply. Drake University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. To apply, go to https://drake.HireTouch.com/ and submit a letter of application and a CV with names of three references. Questions to SCS department chair: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minimum requirements: PhD or advanced ABD in cultural anthropology, evidence of effective teaching, commitment to creating an inclusive classroom supportive of underrepresented categories of students, a developed research and writing agenda desired.
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