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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropology

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F166Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online faculty application; and upload a letter of application and CV. Committee review of applications will begin after October 27, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct any questions to the chair of the search committee, Professor Niklas Hultin, at ihultin@gmu.edu.

Position Information

Position Information

Department College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
Alternate Department Description

Global Affairs Program and Sociology and Anthropology

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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropology
Working Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropology
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F166Az
Recruit Number Faculty - 7091
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Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary $65,000
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropology

The George Mason University College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2018. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:

The department seeks a cultural anthropologist whose area of specialization is Middle East or North Africa and whose research addresses migration and refugees in a global context. The position will reside in the Global Affairs Program and will contribute both teaching and advising to Mason’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

Mason’s Global Affairs Program is a large, vibrant, interdisciplinary program offering both B.A. and M.A. degrees. We are looking for a candidate who can contribute in teaching, advising, and programming to both the indicated area of specialization as well as the core curriculum in our undergraduate and graduate programs. For more information, visit globalaffairs.gmu.edu.

The successful candidate will be expected to sustain a robust research program in their area of expertise, produce peer-reviewed publications, seek grant funding, engage in multidisciplinary collaborations, mentor graduate students, teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, participate in faculty governance, and participate in professional organizations and societies.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Anthropology; and
  • Must demonstrate potential for excellence in scholarship, and in graduate and undergraduate teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Applicants with active field research on transnational migration and refugees;
  • Ability to teach advanced courses in research methods; and
  • Applicants with experience teaching in interdisciplinary classroom setting.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F166Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online faculty application; and upload a letter of application and CV. Committee review of applications will begin after October 27, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct any questions to the chair of the search committee, Professor Niklas Hultin, at ihultin@gmu.edu.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: October 27, 2017
Posting Date 06/27/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Intent
  2. CV
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents