- Assistant Professor of Anthropology
The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington seeks to hire an anthropologist at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) to start August 2014 with PhD in hand. We are particularly interested in a scholar with substantial ethnographic research in Africa (open regional location) and whose research program involves one or more of the following: food studies, health, globalization and development, human-environment interactions. We seek a scholar committed to field research who could potentially integrate ethnography with an array of qualitative and/or quantitative methodologies, work across subfields, build interdisciplinary research collaboration and share our department’s concerns with human rights and research ethics. The candidate should demonstrate ability and interest in a teaching program that would include large introductory socio-cultural classes. Review of applications will begin by November 1st and continue until the position is filled. We plan to conduct preliminary interviews at the AAA and ASA meetings.
IU Anthropology is an established top-ranked four-field department with large graduate (primarily doctoral) and undergraduate programs. IU has a strong African Studies Program that confers MA degrees. Indiana University offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. IU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, strongly committed to excellence through diversity. Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. IU is also considerate of the needs of dual-career couples. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/485. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Dr. Richard Wilk, email@example.com, Student Building 130, 701 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405.
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