Friday Bulletin June 16, 2017

Published: June 22nd, 2017

Category: Department Updates, Friday Bulletin, News

Fall Supplemental Retention Scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the Fall Supplemental Retention Scholarship. This award is designed for all UF doctoral students who are three or fewer semesters away from graduation, but are no longer eligible to receive a fellowship, assistantship, or other funding from their department or college. The scholarship provides up to 3 credit hours of tuition assistance. Information and applications are available on our website at http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/prospective-students/funding/dissertation/supplemental-retention-scholarship/.

Application deadline is July 7, 2017.

If you have questions concerning these funding opportunities contact the Graduate School at ogmp@ufl.edu.

 

Job Postings

Two new tenure-track faculty this coming fall.

Applied Anthropologist position (deadline September 15, 2017)

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

The Department of Geography and Anthropology in the College of Letters, Arts, and

Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona)

invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Anthropology at the rank of Assistant

Professor to begin Fall 2018. Candidates specializing in applied research in anthropology are

especially encouraged to apply. Regional area and sub-discipline are open.

The Position: The faculty member will teach undergraduate classes in applied anthropology,

quantitative methods, environmental anthropology, anthropology as a STEM discipline, and/or

method and theory. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in involving

undergraduates in research and/or field activity, an ability to work in an interdisciplinary

environment, and enthusiasm for a hands-on, learn-by-doing approach to education, and a

commitment to service. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a

commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in anthropology with a focus on applied approaches to anthropology or closely
  • related field from an accredited university by August 1, 2018
  • Evidence of university teaching experience (please send teaching evaluations if
  • available)
  • Evidence of scholarly potential (e.g., publications, conference presentations, grant
  • development, extramural funding)
  • Evidence of ability to work with, and mentor a diverse student population (e.g., advising,
  • student club involvement, independent study supervision)
  • Ability to teach courses in applied areas of anthropology and regional area of
  • specialization

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Regional area of focus is open
  • Specialization in applied approaches in anthropology, more specifically quantitative
  • methods, environmental anthropology, anthropology as a STEM discipline, and/or
  • method and theory
  • An applied focus in research and/or teaching
  • Willingness to develop local research project that includes undergraduate students in
  • research
  • Willingness to conduct fieldwork or applied community projects with students

Application Procedure: A completed application will consist of (prepare all files in .pdf format):

  • a Cover Letter that describes the candidate’s research and teaching experience and
  • interests. The letter should also address the duties and qualifications as articulated in
  • the position description.
  • a statement of Teaching Philosophy within a multicultural environment, with examples
  • of past experiences (1, single-spaced page)
  • a Student Success Statement about your teaching, experiences, successes and
  • challenges in working with a diverse student population (1, single-spaced page)
  • a Curriculum Vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application
  • form;
  • the names, titles, addresses, email and telephone numbers of at least five individual

References who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;

  • Teaching Evaluations (if available);
  • a completed Academic Employment Application Form
  • a Transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of
  • finalists); and
  • Three Recent (signed and dated within the past 2 years) letters of reference. The
  • link for reference letter writers to follow ishttp://www.cpp.edu/~class/openpositions/applications/ant-applied-letters.shtml

The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications

received by September 15, 2017. Early response is encouraged. An online application process

will be used. To access the application and information about the position please visit:

http://www.cpp.edu/~class/open-positions/applications/ant-applied.shtml

Inquiries regarding the position should be addressed to:

Dr. Claudia García-Des Lauriers, Anthropology Faculty Search Chair

Department of Geography and Anthropology

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

3801 W. Temple Ave., Building 5-146

Pomona, CA 91768

Email: clauriers@cpp.edu

Phone: 909-869-5264

FAX: 909.869.3586

The University: Cal Poly Pomona, one of two polytechnic universities in California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system. Our student population of approximately 23,000 enrolls in 51 baccalaureate, 30 master’s degree programs, 11 credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,200 faculty. We recruit successful and career-focused students from throughout California and beyond. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Southern California is one of the most dynamic economic and cultural environments in the country, and the campus is within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.

The College: The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences advances knowledge and

learning in established academic disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and performing

arts. It provides introductory and advanced course work in 20 degree and certificate programs.

Web site: http://www.cpp.edu/~class

The Department: The Department of Geography and Anthropology houses two major undergraduate degree programs: Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Bachelor of Science in Geography. Each has two or more options within the major for specialized work, as well as a minor degree. Web site: https://www.cpp.edu/~class/geography-anthropology/

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action

Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly

Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. The University hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the Unites States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available

a http://www.cpp.edu/~police/annual-security-report.shtml. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.  The Department of Geography and Anthropology at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level specializing in Anthropology, with a focus in applied research in anthropology, more specifically quantitative methods, environmental anthropology, anthropology as a STEM discipline, and/or method and theory preferred. Regional specialization is open.

Duties and Responsibilities: The position will be primarily devoted to teaching undergraduates in anthropology. The successful candidate will demonstrate an enthusiasm for a hands-on, learn-by-doing approach, an interest in involving undergraduates in research and/or field activity, an ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment, professional and scholarly work potential, and a commitment to service. Must be able to teach the current anthropology curriculum, one or more general anthropology courses, and be willing to develop courses in areas of expertise.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in anthropology with a focus on applied anthropology or closely related field (by August 1, 2018), evidence of university teaching experience, ability to work with and mentor a diverse student population, and evidence of scholarly potential. For position information and the application information please visit: http://www.cpp.edu/~class/open-positions/applications/ant-applied.shtml

Inquiries may be addressed toDr. Claudia García-Des Lauriers, Search Chair

clauriers@cpp.edu (909) 869-5264 or Dept. of Geography & Anthropology, 3801 W. Temple

Ave., Pomona, CA 91768, FAX: (909) 869-3586. To be included in the first review, completed

applications must be received by September 15, 2017; the position is open until filled.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Sociocultural Anthropologist position (deadline October 15, 2017)

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

The Department of Geography and Anthropology in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social

Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociocultural Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018. Candidates specializing in economic or political anthropology are especially encouraged to apply. Regional area of focus in Asia or Asian diaspora populations is preferred; Africa and Latin America also desirable.

The Position: The faculty member will teach undergraduate classes in Sociocultural Anthropology,

qualitative and quantitative ethnographic methods, anthropological theory, globalization, science and

technology, and/or social movements. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in involving undergraduates in research and/or field activity, an ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment, and enthusiasm for a hands-on, learn-by-doing approach to education, and a commitment to service.  Regional area of focus in Asia or Asian diaspora populations preferred; Africa and Latin America also desirable. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in anthropology with a focus on sociocultural anthropology or closely related field from an accredited university by August 1, 2018
  • Evidence of university teaching experience (please send teaching evaluations if available)
  • Evidence of scholarly potential (e.g., publications, conference presentations, grant development)
  • Evidence of ability to work with and mentor a diverse student population (e.g., advising, student club involvement, independent study supervision)
  • Ability to teach courses in sociocultural anthropology and areas of specialization

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Specialization in sociocultural anthropology, theoretical focus economic, political, social, others considered
  • Potential for applied focus in research and/or teaching
  • Regional area of focus in Asia or Asian diaspora populations preferred; Africa and Latin America also desirable
  • Willingness to develop a local research project and include undergraduate students
  • Willingness to conduct fieldwork or applied community projects with students

Application Procedure: A completed application will consist of (prepare all files in .pdf format):

  • a Cover Letter that describes the candidate’s research and teaching experience and interests.  The letter should also address the duties and qualifications as articulated in the position description.
  • a statement of Teaching Philosophy within a multicultural environment (1, single-spaced page)
  • a Student Success Statement about your teaching, experiences, successes and challenges in working with a diverse student population (1, single-spaced page)
  • a Curriculum Vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form; the names, titles, addresses, email and telephone numbers of at least five individualReferences
  • who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;
  • Teaching Evaluations (if available);
  • a completed Academic Employment Application Form
  • a Transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists);

and

  • Three Recent (signed and dated within the past 2 years) letters of reference. The link for

reference letter writers to follow ishttp://www.cpp.edu/~class/open-positions/applications/antcultural-

letters.shtml

The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received by

October 15, 2017. Early response is encouraged. An online application process will be used. To access the application and information about the position please visit: http://www.cpp.edu/~class/openpositions/

applications/ant-cultural.shtml

Please address all inquiries to:

Dr. Claudia García-Des Lauriers, Anthropology Faculty Search Chair

Department of Geography and Anthropology

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

3801 W. Temple Ave., Building 5-146

Pomona, CA 91768

Email: clauriers@cpp.edu

Phone: 909-869-5264

FAX: 909.869.3586

The University: Cal Poly Pomona, one of two polytechnic universities in California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system. Our student population of approximately 23,000 enrolls in 51 baccalaureate, 30 master’s degree programs, 11 credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,200 faculty. We recruit successful and career-focused students from throughout California and beyond. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Southern California is one of the most dynamic economic and cultural environments in the country, and the campus is within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.

The College: The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences advances knowledge and learning in

established academic disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and performing arts. It provides

introductory and advanced course work in 20 degree and certificate programs. Web site:

http://www.cpp.edu/~class

The Department: The Department of Geography and Anthropology houses two major undergraduate

degree programs: Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Bachelor of Science in Geography. Each has two or more options within the major for specialized work, as well as a minor degree. Web site:

https://www.cpp.edu/~class/geography-anthropology/

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action

Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our

commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly

Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. The University hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the Unites States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available

a http://www.cpp.edu/~police/annual-security-report.shtml. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is

required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of

employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.  The Department of Geography and Anthropology at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level specializing in sociocultural anthropology, with a focus on economic or political anthropology preferred. Regional area of focus in Asia or Asian diaspora populations preferred; Africa and Latin America also desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities: The position will be primarily devoted to teaching undergraduates in

anthropology. The successful candidate will demonstrate an enthusiasm for a hands-on, learn-by-doing approach, an interest in involving undergraduates in research and/or field activity, an ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment, professional and scholarly work potential, and a commitment to service.  Must be able to teach the current sociocultural anthropology curriculum, one or more cultural or general anthropology courses, and be willing to develop courses in areas of expertise.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in anthropology with a focus on sociocultural anthropology or closely

related field (by August 1, 2018), evidence of university teaching experience, ability to work with and

mentor a diverse student population, and evidence of scholarly potential.

For position information and the application information please visit:http://www.cpp.edu/~class/openpositions/

applications/ant-cultural.shtml

Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Claudia García-Des Lauriers, Search Chair, clauriers@cpp.edu (909) 869-5264 or Dept. of Geography & Anthropology, 3801 W. Temple Ave., Pomona, CA 91768 FAX: (909) 869-3586. To be included in the first review, completed applications must be received by Oct. 15, 2017; the position is open until filled.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

 

Comments are currently closed.