Cal State Fullerton Anthro/Visual Culture Job

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Assistant Professor of Anthropology in Cultural/Social Anthropology, with a specialty in Visual and Oral Culture
California State University, Fullerton

Seeking to fill a tenure-track position in cultural/social anthropology with specialties in visual and oral culture studies, which may include material culture and social memory; museum studies; ethnographic film and media; Native North American and/or immigrant cultural traditions of culture and communication; folklore; oral histories; or sociolinguistics. Preference will be given to applicants specializing in one or more of the following geographic areas: Oceania, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Central Asia, Caribbean, Central America, North America, or Middle East.

The successful candidate will: Teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, including theory and method courses. Carry out an active program of research leading to peer-reviewed publication, and more.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Anthropology is required. ABDs may apply but must show evidence that the degree will be completed by the time of appointment. Evidence of excellence in scholarship and effective teaching at the college level. An active research program in one or more of the following topical areas: visual and oral culture studies; material culture and social memory; museum studies; ethnographic film and media; Native North American and/or immigrant cultural traditions of culture and communication; folklore; oral histories; or sociolinguistics. Geographic area one or more of the following: Oceania, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Central Asia, Caribbean, Central America, North America, or Middle East.

Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated experience of effective teaching in ways that encourage active learning and student-faculty interaction.

Appointment Date: August 2009

Application Procedure:
Please send your application, describing research and area interests along with (1) evidence of research in cultural/social anthropology; (2) evidence of active research program in visual and oral culture studies, material culture and social memory, museum studies, ethnographic film and media, Native North American and/or immigrant cultural traditions of culture and communication, folklore, oral histories, or sociolinguistics; (3) copy of most recent curriculum vitae; (4) copies of official graduate transcripts; (5) evidence of excellence in teaching (such as sample syllabi and evaluations); (6) copies of publications (such as articles, reports, and reviews); and (7) three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. John “Jack” Bedell, Chair of Anthropology
Search Committee for Cultural/Social Anthropology: Visual and Oral Culture Studies
Department of Anthropology, MH-426
California State University Fullerton
P.O. Box 6846
Fullerton, CA 92834-6846

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