Tuesday, October 23, 2007

JOB- CORRECTED DEADLINE: Position in Cultural Anthropology, Russia/Eurasia, Miami Univ.

Distrib. by: Central-Eurasia-L - Announcement List for Central Eurasian Studies

Posted by: Kathleen E. Durham Erbaugh <durhamke@muohio.edu>

JOB- CORRECTED DEADLINE: Cultural Anthropology, Russia/Eurasia, Miami Univ.

[CORRECTION: A recent posting on Central-Eurasia-L about Miami
University's open position in Anthropology included incorrect
information about application deadlines. The posting below contains
the correct version of the announcement.]

Cultural Anthropology

Miami University (Ohio): The Department of Anthropology invites
applications for a tenure-track position in cultural anthropology
beginning in August 2008.

Candidates for this position should have regional expertise in Russia
or Eurasia, with ongoing research in economic, political, or urban
anthropology preferred. Rank open: Assistant, Associate, Full
Professor. For appointment as associate professor, require
demonstrated excellence in teaching and established record of
scholarly research. For appointment as tenured, full professor,
require established record of teaching, research and service
appropriate for appointment to the rank of full professor with tenure
at Miami University. See

http://casnov1.cas.muohio.edu/havighurstcenter/, the Havighurst Center
for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, for resources outside the
Department of Anthropology.

The successful candidate will teach introductory and upper division
undergraduate courses; maintain an active research program and involve
undergraduates in research; seek external funding; and provide service
to the university and the profession. Ph.D. in anthropology required
by time of appointment. Required qualities include: excellence in
teaching, ability to contribute to a four-field department, and
ongoing research. The Anthropology program has existed at Miami for
over fifty years, and became an independent department in 2002.

See http://www.units.muohio.edu/anthropology/ for more information
about the department. Our mission is to generate, transmit and
disseminate the cultural and evolutionary knowledge developed in
anthropology's four fields. The department has 8 F.T.E. faculty
members and four full-time Visiting Assistant Professors. Several
faculty have joint appointments with other departments or programs
including the Center for American and World Cultures

http://www.cawc.muohio.edu/, the International Studies Program

http://www.cas.muohio.edu/itsweb/, the Latin American Studies Program

http://www.cas.muohio.edu/lasweb/, the Institute of Environmental
Studies, the Department of Sociology and Gerontology, and the
Department of Zoology.

Applicants should send a cover letter detailing teaching and research,
curriculum vitae, a writing sample, summary evidence of teaching
excellence, and the names and contact information, including e-mail
addresses, for three references to: Cultural, Linguistic and
Biological Anthropology Searches c/o Dr. Linda F. Marchant, Chair,
Department of Anthropology, Miami University, 164 Upham Hall, Oxford,
OH 45056; 513-529-8399; marchalf@muohio.edu. The deadline for
submission of applications for this position is Friday, October 26, 2007.

Miami University is among the nation's premier public institutions,
widely recognized for the strengths of its academic programs and
vibrant co-curricular programming. Miami University ranked 27th among
the top public universities in the nation, in the August 2007 U.S.
News and World Report. The main, residential campus in Oxford enrolls
over 15,000 students. The community of Oxford, with a population of
12,000, is in southwest Ohio, 45 minutes from Cincinnati. See

http://www.miami.muohio.edu/ for more information about the university.

Miami University is an EOE/AA employer. Campus Crime and Safely Report
www.muohio.edu.righttoknow Hard copy upon request. Miami University
prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference
and gender identity/expression and offers same-sex domestic partner
benefits. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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