Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Hiring Announcements Archives - Society for Visual Anthropology

metafactory

By

December 17, 2012

Berkeley hiring in Visual Anthropology

December 17, 2012 | By |

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to fill a tenure-track, junior position (Assistant Professor) in the area of the anthropology of media to begin July 1, 2013. Suitable applicants should be engaged in analytically rich and ethnographically-driven research on topics concerning the production, circulation, and uptake of media artifacts, aesthetic forms, and practices. Areas of specialization we are interested in span both “old” media (print, radio, TV, film) and “new” media (Internet, smart phones). Active participation in both undergraduate and PhD programs, teaching both introductory and upper division courses, as well as graduate seminars is expected.

Applicants should have the Ph.D. or equivalent at time of appointment and should send a CV, a succinct cover letter describing your research and teaching experience, and the names and full contact information of three people who would be able to provide letters of recommendation. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html

Applications must be received by February 15, 2013 and all supplemental materials must be received no later than March 1, 2013. Review of applications will begin on February 18, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Apply at: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00087

The University of California is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

kate

By

October 19, 2011

Tenure-track Position, University of Victoria

October 19, 2011 | By |


Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology
Assistant Professor in Sociocultural Anthropology
Application Deadline: Nov. 15, 2011

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Victoria–a vibrant department with a new PhD program centred on integrative themes that cross-cut anthropology’s traditional sub-disciplinesinvites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the area of sociocultural anthropology. We seek an individual whose primary research and teaching interests will contribute strength toward our “Visual Anthropology & Materiality” program theme (http://anthropology.uvic.ca/research/integrative_themes.php). The successful applicant will benefit from the department’s dedicated visual research and teaching labs and may benefit in either research or teaching from access to the university’s visual collections and those of the neighbouring BC Archives and Royal BC Museum.

The appointment, effective July 1, 2012, will be made at the rank of assistant professor. We expect candidates to have a PhD in hand, though outstanding ABD candidates may be considered. The four course (1.5 unit each) annual teaching commitment comes with the expectation that the successful candidate will be actively engaged in research and graduate student mentoring. We seek a colleague who has: demonstrated proficiency in visual methods; demonstrated excellence in UG teaching and excellent potential for graduate teaching and mentoring; demonstrated evidence of strong scholarship in the form of publications, multimedia productions or exhibitions; an active or well formulated plans for a continuing research program and potential for involving students in research; and a demonstrated ability or strong potential to attract external research funding. We particularly welcome applications from candidates whose scholarship engages knowledge dissemination across communities and whose teaching demonstrates potential to engage undergraduate and graduate students in research. Geographical area of interest is open. We also encourage applicants to draw attention to how their scholarship and teaching might connect to one or more of our other integrative themes (Inequality, Culture, Health; Indigenous Peoples; Evolution & Ecology). Read More

metafactory

By

March 1, 2011

Hiring: Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology

March 1, 2011 | By |

California State University Stanislaus
Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology
Deadline: March 4, 2011

 

The Department of Anthropology/Geography invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology. This position is designed for a person who can enrich the Anthropology curriculum and contribute to the College of the Arts curriculum with expertise in digital media and the visual representation of culture. The successful candidate will have the relevant technical expertise in media production, an active research agenda that reflects the methodologies of visual anthropology, and a willingness to integrate students into their research. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching in Anthropology and teach in the following areas: Cultural Anthropology, Digital Media and Visual Anthropology, Peoples and Cultures of Asia, and Anthropology and Global Issues. Additional duties will include programmatic development in digital media and visual anthropology at both the undergraduate and graduate (MA) levels. Effective teaching, scholarly productivity and service to the University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. This position is contingent upon the continuing availability of authorized funding.

kate

By

September 20, 2010

Tenure-track position, New Media Studies, U Washington Tacoma

September 20, 2010 | By |

University of Washington Tacoma, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
Assistant Professor, New Media Studies & Media Writing
Application Deadline: Nov. 1, 2010

The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a full time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS) Program with teaching and research interests in New Media Studies and Media Writing.  We seek applicants with teaching and research interests new media, digital media or web theory; visual literacy; convergence journalism; social aspects of the Internet; and policy and regulatory issues in new media.  Qualified candidates will have demonstrated expertise in teaching introductory courses in media writing and web design and will be required to teach both theory and skills courses.  The position begins September 16, 2011 and requires a Ph.D. or terminal degree in Communication, Journalism, Media Studies or a closely related field by the time of appointment.

To apply, please submit a) a letter delineating your interests and qualifications for teaching in an interdisciplinary program, b) a statement describing your research interests c) a statement of your teaching philosophy, d) a CV, e) an article length professional and academic writing sample, f) evidence of teaching effectiveness (including sample syllabi), and g) three letters of reference.  Submit all application materials through the website http://academicjobsonline.org.  Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2010.  For further information, please e-mail Bill Kunz at bkunz@uw.edu.  This position is contingent upon funding.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. All University of Washington Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research and service in an interdisciplinary context.

metafactory

By

July 25, 2010

Full-time position, College of the Atlantic

July 25, 2010 | By |

Cultural Anthropology


College of the Atlantic seeks a full-time faculty member in Cultural Anthropology to teach a wide range of classes in anthropology and who is also able to teach courses in social theory. The area of geographic specialization is open. Courses are especially needed in: ethnography; research design and methods; social theory; and race/class/gender. The faculty seek a colleague who will help undergraduates understand and learn from the diversity of human cultures, and who can collaborate with other faculty to enhance the College’s curriculum in Human Ecology. The successful candidate will have a track record of teaching excellence, ethnographic fieldwork experience and the ability to train students in ethnography and a wide range of other research methods. Preference will be given to broadly trained candidates that have an interdisciplinary background or intellectual interests that require an understanding of multiple fields of study. Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field required.

Read More

kate

By

February 19, 2010

Teaching Post-Doc, Visual or Museum Anthropology, U of British Columbia

February 19, 2010 | By |

The Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia invites applications for up to 15 Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows, to begin 1 July 2010. These positions enable innovative and collaborative teaching between Fellows and outstanding UBC professors.  The program will help to launch the careers of new scholars showing early promise as excellent university teachers and researchers. Each Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will have opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research, as well as to be part of a cohort of early-career scholars sharing methods and exchanging ideas for excellent teaching.

One of the new Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow positions has been allocated to the UBC Department of Anthropology, which has strengths in a broad range of areas in anthropological archaeology; sociocultural anthropology (including medical and linguistic anthropology); and museum and visual anthropology (see http://www.anth.ubc.ca ). We invite applications from outstanding candidates in the areas of museum and/or visual anthropology. Depending on their area of specialization, the successful candidate will have access to the collections and research facilities of the new Centre for Cultural Research at the Museum of Anthropology (http://www.moa.ubc.ca ) and/or the Ethnographic Film Unit within the Department of Anthropology ( http://anthfilm.anth.ubc.ca/ ). Read More

kate

By

February 19, 2010

Teaching Post-Doc, Visual or Museum Anthropology, U of British Columbia

February 19, 2010 | By |

The Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia invites applications for up to 15 Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows, to begin 1 July 2010. These positions enable innovative and collaborative teaching between Fellows and outstanding UBC professors.  The program will help to launch the careers of new scholars showing early promise as excellent university teachers and researchers. Each Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will have opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research, as well as to be part of a cohort of early-career scholars sharing methods and exchanging ideas for excellent teaching.

One of the new Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow positions has been allocated to the UBC Department of Anthropology, which has strengths in a broad range of areas in anthropological archaeology; sociocultural anthropology (including medical and linguistic anthropology); and museum and visual anthropology (see http://www.anth.ubc.ca ). We invite applications from outstanding candidates in the areas of museum and/or visual anthropology. Depending on their area of specialization, the successful candidate will have access to the collections and research facilities of the new Centre for Cultural Research at the Museum of Anthropology (http://www.moa.ubc.ca ) and/or the Ethnographic Film Unit within the Department of Anthropology ( http://anthfilm.anth.ubc.ca/ ). Read More

kate

By

February 19, 2010

Teaching Post-Doc, Visual or Museum Anthropology, U of British Columbia

February 19, 2010 | By |

The Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia invites applications for up to 15 Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows, to begin 1 July 2010. These positions enable innovative and collaborative teaching between Fellows and outstanding UBC professors.  The program will help to launch the careers of new scholars showing early promise as excellent university teachers and researchers. Each Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will have opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research, as well as to be part of a cohort of early-career scholars sharing methods and exchanging ideas for excellent teaching.

One of the new Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow positions has been allocated to the UBC Department of Anthropology, which has strengths in a broad range of areas in anthropological archaeology; sociocultural anthropology (including medical and linguistic anthropology); and museum and visual anthropology (see http://www.anth.ubc.ca ). We invite applications from outstanding candidates in the areas of museum and/or visual anthropology. Depending on their area of specialization, the successful candidate will have access to the collections and research facilities of the new Centre for Cultural Research at the Museum of Anthropology (http://www.moa.ubc.ca ) and/or the Ethnographic Film Unit within the Department of Anthropology ( http://anthfilm.anth.ubc.ca/ ). Read More

kate

By

February 19, 2010

Teaching Post-Doc, Visual or Museum Anthropology, U of British Columbia

February 19, 2010 | By |

The Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia invites applications for up to 15 Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows, to begin 1 July 2010. These positions enable innovative and collaborative teaching between Fellows and outstanding UBC professors.  The program will help to launch the careers of new scholars showing early promise as excellent university teachers and researchers. Each Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will have opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research, as well as to be part of a cohort of early-career scholars sharing methods and exchanging ideas for excellent teaching.

One of the new Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow positions has been allocated to the UBC Department of Anthropology, which has strengths in a broad range of areas in anthropological archaeology; sociocultural anthropology (including medical and linguistic anthropology); and museum and visual anthropology (see http://www.anth.ubc.ca ). We invite applications from outstanding candidates in the areas of museum and/or visual anthropology. Depending on their area of specialization, the successful candidate will have access to the collections and research facilities of the new Centre for Cultural Research at the Museum of Anthropology (http://www.moa.ubc.ca ) and/or the Ethnographic Film Unit within the Department of Anthropology ( http://anthfilm.anth.ubc.ca/ ). Read More

kate

By

November 5, 2009

Tenure-track position, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

November 5, 2009 | By |

What: Assistant Professor – Fall 2010
Where: Departments of Anthropology and Radio, Television and Film
University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
How: Apply online at http://facultyjobs.unt.edu. Please attach or upload: CV, letter of interest, and the names and email addresses of three referees.
Review of applications begins December 1, 2009, and will continue until the search is closed. UNT is an AA/ADA/EOE.

The Department of Anthropology and the Department of Radio, Television and Film at the University of North Texas invite applications for a jointly appointed, tenure track, interdisciplinary position to begin fall 2010.  Responsibilities include maintaining a consistent record of peer reviewed scholarly/ creative work, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring students, and service in the participating departments, colleges, university, and professions.  Workload will be equitably divided between Anthropology and Radio, Television and Film.  UNT is developing nationally recognized interdisciplinary research programs that actively pursue extramural funding. Read More

Follow us to get the latest updates.

twitter facebook rss