Job Announcement

Drake University sociology department, pending final budgetary =

approval, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track =

appointment in sociocultural anthropology at the assistant professor =

level to begin August 1996. The successful candidate will be =

sophisticated in historical and contemporary theory and able to =

contribute to one or more interdisciplinary programs (eg. cultural =

studies, multicultural studies, Latin American studies, women=B9s =

studies). Specialties are open, but we are particularly interested =

in Latin America, Africa, Asia or Native Peoples of the Americas =

geographic area specialty, and in a substantive specialization in =

race and ethnicity, urban, post coloniality and/or transnational =

linkages. Teaching load is three courses per semester. As the sole =

anthropologist you will teach an introductory course, ethnographic =

methods, and courses in areas of specialization. Strong commitment =

to teaching and to a pedagogy of discovery characterize this eight =

member department. These characteristics and ability to maintain an =

active research and writing agenda are sought in the successful =

candidate. Ph.D. required at time of employment. Applicants should =

send a letter of application that addresses these requirements and =

delineates teaching and research interests and experience, a vitae, =

a list of references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to: =

Susan E. Wright, Chair, Department of Sociology, Drake University, =

2507 University, Des Moines, Iowa 50311-4505. Review of =

applications will begin February 15, 1996. Drake University is an =

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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