Linguistic Anthropology job at Temple University

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at
Tue Oct 14 21:30:45 UTC 2008


 Temple University's Department of Anthropology seeks
 a linguistic anthropologist for a tenure-track
 assistant/advanced assistant professor position.
 Areas of language-related research and teaching
 specialization are open and may address any aspect
 of communicative practice, in any medium or
 modality.  Preference will be given to candidates
 whose training and doctoral degrees are in
 anthropology, and whose research and teaching are
 empirically grounded, ethnographic in orientation,
 historically informed, and strongly engaged with
 contemporary social theory.  The successful
 candidate will develop new courses and contribute to
 program-building initiatives in linguistic
 anthropology (as part of a four-field department) at
 both undergraduate and graduate levels.

 Temple University is an affirmative action, equal
 opportunity employer, and strongly encourages women
 and candidates from ethnic backgrounds typically
 under-represented in higher education to apply.  The
 deadline for applications is November 12, 2008.

 Candidates should submit a cover letter with a
 description of research and teaching interests,
 curriculum vitae that includes three references, and
 one or two article-length examples of research-based
 scholarly work.  Please send hard copies to:  Dr.
 Paul Garrett, Temple University, Department of
 Anthropology, Gladfelter Hall room 208, 1115 W.
 Berks Street, Philadelphia, PA  19122.


Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at

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