The Departments of Anthropology, Environmental Studies, and East Asian Studies at Oberlin College invite applications for a full-time, non-continuing faculty position as a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of two years, beginning July 1, 2020, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The fellow will be housed in the Department of Anthropology. The position is supported by an endowment grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The incumbent will teach courses in the general area of anthropology (cultural and/or linguistic), environment, and East Asia. The fellow will be expected to teach a 1-1 course load per year, including courses at the introductory, intermediate and advanced level, and to participate in programming through Oberlin College’s implementation grant through the Henry Luce Foundation’s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment.
Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.
A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter that includes an articulation of the applicant’s teaching philosophy and scholarly interests; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) Unofficial transcript; and, 4) Letters of Reference from three (3) recommenders*
Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the October 25, 2019 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D degree from a US University awarded no earlier than 2017 but in hand by July 1, 2020. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
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