Tenure track positions open for application

 

Michigan Anthropology is currently accepting applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions.  Please follow the directions in each advertisement below if you plan to apply for either position.

 

1. The Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, invites applications for an assistant level appointment in global health and/or global environment to begin September 1, 2014, pending administrative approval. We are interested in scholars whose research addresses global health and/or environment from a critical perspective.  Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, infectious disease, mental health, political economy of development.  Geographic area of specialization is open but depth of ethnographic experience as well as the ability to speak to larger issues of theoretical, comparative and interdisciplinary significance will be crucial. The successful candidate will be a faculty member in the Department of Anthropology and participate in the University of Michigan International Studies program. The deadline for application is August 19, 2013. Please send 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of current and future research plans; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; 5) two samples of scholarly writing; 6) evidence of teaching excellence; 7) and the names and addresses of three references to pjl@umich.edu with “Anthro/IS Global Health & Environment Search 2013-2014” in the subject line. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.

 

2. The Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, invites applications for an assistant professor level appointment in legal or economic anthropology to begin in September 1, 2014. We are interested in scholars whose research addresses questions about law and/or political economy from an anthropological perspective. Geographic area of specialization is open but depth of ethnographic knowledge as well as the ability to speak to larger issues of theoretical and comparative significance will be crucial.  The deadline for application is September 10, 2013. Please send 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of current and future research plans; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; 5) a sample of scholarly writing; 6) evidence of teaching excellence; 7) and the names and addresses of three references to umich.anthro.chair@umich.edu with “Legal/Economic Search 2013-2014” in the subject line. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.