University of Colorado - Boulder, Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology/Environment and Sustainability Position
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CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY/ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY POSITION
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an Assistant Professor level appointment in Cultural Anthropology with a research focus on the environment and sustainability to begin August of 2015.
We are interested in scholars whose work examines the politics and sociocultural impact of resource management. This would include climate change, conservation, mining, extraction of oil or other resources, air quality, waste management, historical formations of human/nature relations, activism or a similar topic that ties together the environment, development, and sustainability. Geographic area of specialization is open.
The candidate will join a three-field Anthropology Department and will contribute to our undergraduate and graduate (MA and Ph.D.) programs. The successful candidate will have a robust research agenda and excellent teaching credentials. Qualifications include: Ph.D. in Anthropology (emphasis in Cultural Anthropology/Environment and Sustainability) at time of appointment; theoretically motivated research; desire and ability to contribute to B.A., Masters, and Ph.D. programs; desire and ability to educate and mentor students; excellence in teaching, potential to secure external funding, fluency across a broad spectrum of theory in cultural anthropology.
Responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate anthropology, basic courses in cultural anthropology, elective undergraduate courses and core and specialized graduate courses in areas of specialization; ongoing research and service in a program that offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014 and will continue until finalists are identified. The Search Committee plans to interview a select pool of applicants at the American Anthropological Association Meetings in December.
Please submit the following materials: 1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum vitae 3. Course syllabi 4. Teaching evaluations 5. Short statement (one page) of teaching philosophy 6. At least one but no more than three samples of research writing and/or publications 7. Names and addresses of three references.
Application materials are accepted electronically at https://www.jobsatcu.com (posting #F01741).
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