Croft Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Employer
University of Mississippi, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Location
Oxford, Mississippi
Salary
Open
Closing date
Jul 7, 2022

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Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Discipline
Cultural Anthropology
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Area Studies, African Studies, Middle East Studies
Organization Type
Academic
Level of Experience
Entry-level

Job Details

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology (http://socanth.olemiss.edu) and the Croft Institute for International Studies (www.croft.olemiss.edu) at the University of Mississippi invite applications for the position of a Croft Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and International Studies. This is one-year, temporary position beginning August 2022. The teaching load is five courses for the academic year. We are seeking a cultural and/or linguistic anthropologist with a focus on the contemporary Middle East & North Africa.

The successful candidate will be able to teach introductory and thematic courses for Anthropology and International Studies as well as upper-level courses with a focus on the contemporary Middle East & North Africa and have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and a pedagogy that values diversity and inclusivity. Preference is for candidates with an active program of scholarly research and language proficiency to conduct original research in Arabic.  

Ph.D. (or advanced ABD) in Anthropology or related field is required at the time of application. Teaching and service responsibilities will be divided between Sociology and Anthropology and the Croft Institute. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology offers the BA and MA degrees in Anthropology and the Croft Institute offers a major in International Studies, one of the signature programs on campus. 

Interested applicants should apply online at https://careers.olemiss.edu by submitting a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and list of references with contact information for three people. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Jackson, chair of the search committee at jacksonj@olemiss.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Mississippi is committed to equity in higher education and seeks to incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into research, teaching, and service missions. Applicants from unrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

9 Month

Non-Tenure Track

Company

The University of Mississippi is a publicly funded university located in Oxford, Mississippi, about 60 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee. UM is a research and teaching university with a total enrollment of over 16,000 undergraduates, almost 3,000 graduate students, and about 800 full-time faculty. Employment benefits include health insurance as well as additional dental and vision insurance, state life insurance, and a state universities retirement system. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology offers BA and MA degrees in anthropology and in sociology. Our faculty maintains active research programs that involve both graduate and undergraduate students.

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Telephone
662-915-7421
Location
P. O. Box 1848
University of Mississippi
University
MS
38677
United States

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