The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sociocultural Anthropology to begin August 15, 2011. Applicants must demonstrate teaching effectiveness and a strong capacity to produce scholarly research. A Ph.D. in Anthropology is preferred but advanced ABD status will be considered.
Candidates should have research and teaching interests that interrelate political, economic, and social analyses of the local cultural impacts of globalization. World cultural area specialization is open, but preference is for candidates with research and teaching interests in South Asia, East Asia, the Islamic world, or indigenous cultures of the Americas. Ability and willingness to teach an upper division survey course in theory is required; additional teaching interests in research methods, applied anthropology, legal anthropology, and/or environmental anthropology are desirable. Standard teaching load is five (5) courses per academic year. All anthropology faculty teach at least one introductory course annually in addition to courses in their areas of specialization. Salary is competitive.
OU Sociology/Anthropology is a dynamic and collegial department consisting of nine sociologists, five anthropologists, and three social workers. Our Anthropology faculty cover the subdisciplines of cultural anthropology and archaeology. The undergraduate Anthropology program currently enrolls 60 majors and 27 double majors with Sociology.
To apply, candidates must provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly writing, and three letters of reference. Please send electronic copies (in PDF or Microsoft Word format only) of these required application materials as e-mail attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please include your last name and "Anthropology Search" in the subject header (e.g., “LASTNAME, Anthropology Search”). Letters of reference also should be submitted electronically as e-mail attachments by the letter-writer using the same subject heading.
The deadline for submitting all required application materials is January 3, 2011. Early applications are encouraged.
Oakland University offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including University contribution to TIAA/CREF, and medical and dental insurance.
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The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in the arts, humanities, languages, literature, laboratory and mathematical sciences, and the social sciences, including women’s studies. The college has 3300 undergraduate students, and 220 graduate students in masters and Ph.D. degree programs. The college’s 200 plus full-time faculty have an outstanding record of achievement in research, scholarship and creative endeavors and earn over $2 million annually from external sources.
Oakland University is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of the nation's 82 doctoral/research universities. The university offers 121 bachelor's degree programs and 98 graduate degree and certificate programs. Dedicated to delivering a distinctive undergraduate experience to more than 18,000 students, complemented by the strength of its graduate offerings and research accomplishments, Oakland University is organized into the College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Business Administration, Education and Human Services, Engineering and Computer Science, Health Sciences, Nursing, and The Honors College. Oakland University and Beaumont Hospitals have partnered and a new, privately-funded medical school, the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine , will open on Oakland's campus in 2010. See our web page at http://www.oakland.edu .
Rochester, Michigan is located twenty-five miles north of downtown Detroit in Oakland County. With a population of 75,000 residents and the characteristics of a small town, Rochester provides an excellent family environment. The Detroit metropolitan area has a population of over 3,000,000 residents and offers a wide diversity of cultural, sports, and entertainment activities.
Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
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