Whittier College, Anthropology and Environmental Studies Departments
Assistant Professor, Anthropology/Environmental Studies
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The Departments of Anthropology and Environmental Studies at Whittier College invite applications for a jointly appointed, full-time, tenure-track position in Environmental Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Ph.D must be in hand by August of 2014. The successful candidate will have active ethnographic interest and experience investigating questions of environmental/climatic change, resource management, infrastructure studies, and/or the sociopolitics of environmental challenges affecting particular communities. This position will address departmental and college needs for an individual whose teaching and scholarship can effectively bridge the social sciences, environmental science, and environmental studies.
Ethnographic field experience, and teaching/research expertise in the Americas, Asia, or Southeast Asia/Pacific Islands is strongly preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include 3 courses per semester in Sociocultural Anthropology, Environmental Studies, and the successful applicant’s area of expertise.
Review of materials will begin November 1, 2013 and preliminary interviews will be conducted at the American Anthropological Association meetings in Chicago. Complete applications will consist of a curriculum vitae, a cover letter detailing teaching and research experience and interests, and names and contact information for three referees. All materials should be consolidated into a single PDF file and sent to Ann M. Kakaliouras, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Sociology/Anthropology/Social Work Department at firstname.lastname@example.org (Electronic submissions only; use the subject line of ANTH/ENST Search).
Whittier College is a nationally recognized, selective, independent liberal arts college with a diverse student body of approximately 1600 undergraduates and is distinguished by its small size and innovative interdisciplinary programs. The campus is located on a 95-acre hillside18 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. We have a long history of commitment to equity, reflecting our Quaker origins, and our student body mirrors the diversity of the region. We are an official Hispanic-Serving Institution and have had two Title V grants. Our faculty, committed teacher-scholars, weave issues of diversity into their work with students. We seek to attract and retain a highly qualified and diverse faculty (AA/EO).
Ann M. Kakaliouras, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Sociology/Anthropology/Social Work Department, email@example.com