Job opening: Language and Culture

Tej Krishan Bhatia tkbhatia at SYR.EDU
Wed Aug 8 14:43:19 EDT 2018

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Subject: [AAA_SMA] UMass Amherst job announcement

Dear all,

Happy to announce the following position at the University of Massachusetts
Amherst. Please circulate!

All good wishes,
Felicity Aulino

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
seeks to hire a scholar at the Assistant Professor level for Fall 2019 with
specialization in the study of language and culture in relation to
medicine, illness and health.  The Department is seeking a linguistic
anthropologist whose qualifications include a broad range of experience in
research and teaching to complement our growing program in medical
anthropology and global health.  Additional qualification of the successful
candidate will include evidence of experience in one or more of the
following areas:  the analysis of linguistic interaction and discourse in
the construction of illness narratives and diagnosis, healer-patient
interaction, the sociocultural and communicative aspects of pain,
suffering, and care; language and power; the intersection of health
disparities and racio-linguistic ideologies; and the role of language as it
impacts access to care in the globalizing health care industry.  In
addition to these areas of specialization, the ideal candidate will value
and encourage research across the subdisciplines of anthropology and show
evidence of success in sponsored research and publications. PhD in
Anthropology or closely related field required at the time of appointment.

The course load is 2/2 and will include both introductory large lecture
courses as well as advanced graduate and undergraduate seminars.

*Application Instructions:*

Applicants should apply online at https://secure.dc4.<>
sJobIDs=494730&SourceTypeID=801&sLanguage=en-us.  Be sure to include a CV,
letter of application describing qualifications, and the names of three
references.  Review of applications will begin on Oct. 15, 2018, and may
continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.

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