Job Posting - Miami U (Ohio)

Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at
Sat Oct 21 15:04:01 UTC 2006


Tenure Track Faculty Position




Miami University: The Department of Anthropology invites applications
for a tenure-track assistant professor position in linguistic
anthropology beginning in August 2007. Candidates must have field
experience working in one or more languages other than English.
Regional expertise in Asia, Oceania, or the Americas preferred. The
successful candidate will teach introductory and upper division
undergraduate courses in linguistic and cultural anthropology;
maintain an active research program; seek external funding; and
provide service to the university and the profession. Ph.D. in
anthropology required by time of appointment. Required qualities
include: excellence in teaching and ability to contribute to a four-
field department.  The Anthropology program has existed at Miami for
over fifty years, and became an independent department in 2002.
See for more information
about the department. Our mission is to generate, transmit and
disseminate the cultural and evolutionary knowledge developed in
anthropology’s four fields. The department has 11 F.T.E. faculty
members and three full-time Visiting Assistant Professors. Several
faculty have joint appointments with other departments or programs
including the Center for American and World Cultures  http://, the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-
Soviet Studies, the
International Studies Program, the Latin American Studies Program,
the Institute of Environmental Studies, the Department of Sociology
and Gerontology, and the Department of Zoology.
Applicants should send a cover letter detailing teaching and
research, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, summary evidence of
teaching excellence, and the names and contact information, including
e-mail addresses, for three references to: Linguistic Anthropology
Search c/o Dr. Linda F. Marchant, Chair, Department of Anthropology,
Miami University, 164 Upham Hall, Oxford, OH 45056; 513-529-8399;
marchalf at Screening of applications will begin November 1
and continue until the position is filled. Candidates whose
applications are received by November 1, 2006, may be contacted for
prearranged interviews at the AAA meetings in San Jose. Miami
University is among the nation’s premier public institutions, widely
recognized for the strength of its academic programs and vibrant co-
curricular programming. Miami University ranked 21st among the top
public universities in the nation, in the August 2006 U.S. News &
World Report. The main, residential campus in Oxford enrolls over
15,000 students. The community of Oxford, with a population of
12,000, is in southwest Ohio, 45 minutes drive from Cincinnati. See for more information about the university.

Miami University is an EOE/AA employer. Campus Crime and Safety
Report – Hard copy upon request. Miami
University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual
orientation/preference and gender identity/expression and offers same-
sex domestic partner benefits. Women and minorities are encouraged to

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