[Job] Anthropology of the City, Wayne State University

Assistant or Associate Professor in Anthropology of the City (Tenure-Track/Tenured)

The Department of Anthropology at Wayne State University in Detroit is proud to announce a newly funded faculty hiring initiative focusing on the Anthropology of the City. We will be hiring three additional faculty members in the current academic year. We invite applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured cultural anthropologist specializing in urban anthropology at the Assistant or Associate level. Regional and theoretical specialization is open, with a preference for candidates with interests complementing those of existing faculty, who are interested in research and teaching in a four-field environment with a strong applied focus, and who are interested in developing a research agenda in the Detroit region. This faculty member will be expected to maintain an active externally funded research program, to involve undergraduate and graduate students in his/her research, cultivate extensive community partnerships, and facilitate student practicums and internships. The teaching load is two courses per semester. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in four-field, cultural, urban anthropology and other areas of specialty.

Please apply at: jobs.wayne.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=192416.

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application, a writing sample of no more than 10,000 words, and the names and contact information for four references by January 20, 2011; applications should be submitted by January 14, 2011 to ensure full consideration. We will continue reviewing applications until a successful candidate is identified. Inquiries may be directed to anthropologyofthecity@wayne.edu or Marilyn Moore at 313-577-6277.

Wayne State University is a premier institution of higher education offering more than 350 undergraduate and graduate academic programs through 12 schools and colleges to more than 33,000 students in Metropolitan Detroit.

Wayne State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.