job posting

Elizabeth Keating ekeating at MAIL.UTEXAS.EDU
Thu Oct 19 17:44:10 UTC 2000

University of Texas at Austin, The Department of Anthropology and the
Interdisciplinary Program in Technology, Literacy, and Culture invite
applications for an Assistant Professorship to begin Sept 2001.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. by June, 2001, and must have an
outstanding record of anthropological research relating to the social
impacts of technology. Theoretical specialization is open, but
particular consideration will be given to candidates whose work deals
with the role of new technologies in social change and/or popular and
expressive culture. The Dept. of Anthropology has established
strengths in gender relations and feminist theory; racial formation
and race/ethnic politics; history, its construction and uses;
nationalism, linguistic anthropology and expressive culture.  The
interdisciplinary program in Technology, Literacy, and Culture is an
innovative program encompassing a range of Liberal Arts and
Humanities approaches to the social impact of technology (see  Responsibilities include both graduate
and undergraduate teaching in Anthropology and the Technology,
Literacy, and Culture program.  Applicants are expected to have an
active research program dealing with some aspect of technology and
society. Applicants must be able to demonstrate not only a high level
of research productivity but also excellent teaching skills. Salary
will be determined according to accomplishments and experience.
Please send a letter of application, a vita, your email address, the
names of 3 referees, and a writing sample of article length by Dec.
1, 2000 to the Chair, Anthro/TLC Search Committee, Technology,
Literacy, and Culture, Gebauer Bldg. 1.208, Univ. of Texas, Austin,
TX 78712. EOE/AAE.

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