The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for one of two term faculty appointments for Academic Year 2017-2018 at the rank of Professorial Lecturer. Each appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 29, 2017.
Applicants should hold a PhD in Anthropology. We are seeking anthropologists who can help us teach our linguistics and sociocultural General Education courses, such as Anthropology of Life in the U.S., as well as upper level specialty courses and graduate courses, such as Discourse, Text, and Voice. Applicants should emphasize public engagement and research excellence, and, they should be able to incorporate scholarly engagement in their teaching. Term faculty members are expected to hold office hours each week during semesters in which they teach and to participate in department activities and service.
Salary is competitive and based on teaching and research experience. Review of applications will begin May 5, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via: https://apply.interfolio.com/41735. Include a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names of three colleagues who will provide letters of reference. Please contact Jean Wogaman, Senior Administrative Assistant at (202) 885-1830 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
Applicants from historically underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply for this position.
American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.
The Department of Anthropology at American University offers the undergraduate major, the Masters in Public Anthropology (MAPA), and the PhD through which students can focus on any of the main sub-disciplines of anthropology. For decades, the Anthropology Department has trained anthropologists in all sub-disciplines to address issues related to social justice, social inequalities, and public-engagement in the contemporary world and through its past. Learn more about the Department of Anthropology and its mission at http://www.american.edu/cas/anthropology/, and, learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at http://www.american.edu/cas/.
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