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Adjunct Instructors/Researchers - Archive
Anthropology

Posting: 130512
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2014-05-31

Revised Posting

The University of Oregon, Department of Anthropology, is establishing a pool of applicants for fixed, short-term teaching and research appointments in all fields of Anthropology.  Minimum of a PhD for teaching positions and Masters for research positions.  Salary is 1/9th per class of base salary of $54,000 or higher as commensurate with experience.  For teaching positions, please send a letter describing your qualifications, a description of your teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, a list of proposed courses, syllabi if available, and names of three references.  For research positions, please send a letter describing your qualifications, a curriculum vita and names of three references. 

Positions may be one term (ten weeks) or multiple terms with the possibility of renewal for up to a total of three years.   

Applications for the general pool will be accepted on a continuous basis and pool will remain active through May 2014.  Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.

The UO is an EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.  We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.  Send application materials to Pool Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, 1218 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1218.

CURRENT POSITION AVAILABLE:

The Anthropology Department at the University of Oregon is searching for a socio-cultural anthropologist to fill a one-year visiting assistant professorship to begin September 15, 2014.  We seek a recent Ph.D. in medical anthropology with a focus on race and inequality, particularly among African Americans, Latinos/as, Native Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders or other under-represented racial/ethnic groups in the U.S.  The position carries a 5-course load.  We expect the candidate to teach an introductory medical anthropology course twice in 2014-15, an upper-division social theory course for undergraduates, a 300-level course on a topic of the candidate’s choosing, and another introductory course.  We recommend that these courses be taught over two quarters.  We have a three-quarter annual calendar and we will give the candidate the option to teach two terms with one term without teaching to do his/her research and writing.  We are a three-field anthropology department committed to public anthropology and interdisciplinarity.  We are interested in candidates who are creative, theoretically innovative, and are committed to public anthropology.

Interested candidates should send a C.V., a letter describing research and teaching interests, a chapter-length writing sample, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation to http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo.  Review of applications will begin April 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

The UO is an EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.  We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.