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Anthropology/African American Studies position at Purdue University

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  • Kaupp, Ann
    ... From: aaasec_gad-bounces+kauppa=si.edu@binhost.com [mailto:aaasec_gad-bounces+kauppa=si.edu@binhost.com] On Behalf Of Lassiter, Eric Sent: Thursday,
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 22, 2010
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      From: aaasec_gad-bounces+kauppa=si.edu@... [mailto:aaasec_gad-bounces+kauppa=si.edu@...] On Behalf Of Lassiter, Eric
      Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2010 4:57 PM
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      Subject: [GAD_listserv] FW: Anthropology/African American Studies position at Purdue University

      An announcement for the GAD listserv from Evelyn Blackwood of Purdue U -

      From: Blackwood, Evelyn [mailto:blackwoo@...]
      Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2010 4:43 PM
      To: Lassiter, Eric
      Subject: FW: Anthropology/African American Studies position at Purdue University

      Dear Luke,
      The Department of Anthropology is currently hiring for a joint, tenure-track position with the African American Studies and Research Center. Our Department has recently grown to 15 members and we are excited to expand our scholarly connections with this joint position. Purdue University is a Research One university with a two/two teaching load and is quite near Chicago. I would greatly appreciate it if you could circulate this ad to the GAD list-serv and to friends, colleagues, recent PhDs and degree candidates who might be interested or know of someone who would be interested. The full job announcement is also posted on the department website at: http://www.cla.purdue.edu/anthropology/.

      Department of Anthropology, Assistant Professor, with focus on African American Studies
      Requirements: The Department of Anthropology and the African American Studies and Research Center at Purdue University seek applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a tenure home in Anthropology beginning August 2011. A Ph.D. in Anthropology is required at the time of appointment. Areas of specialization should complement current faculty interests. Desired specializations include, but are not limited to, peoples of the African Diaspora, identity politics, critical race theory, African religious traditions, environmental injustice, health and health disparities, and their applied approaches. The position will require conducting original research, undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring, as well as participation in departmental and university outreach and service activities. We encourage applicants who have experience teaching and mentoring diverse students.

      Application: Applicants should send a letter of interest that indicates current and future research projects and teaching experience, CV, and the names and contact information of three references to: ANTH/AASRC Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Purdue University, 700 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN, 47907-2059, or e-mail to anthropology@...<mailto:anthropology@...> with the subject line: ANTH/AASRC Search Committee. We will begin to review applications on November 1, 2010; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Representatives of the department will be available at the AAA meetings to answer questions from applicants and others interested in the position. Purdue University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Direct inquiries to Evelyn Blackwood, chair, blackwood@...<mailto:blackwood@...>.

      For information about the Department of Anthropology, see www.cla.purdue.edu/anthropology<http://www.cla.purdue.edu/anthropology> and for the African American Studies and Research Center, see http://www.cla.purdue.edu/african-american.

      Dr. Evelyn Blackwood
      Department of Anthropology
      700 W. State Street
      Purdue University
      West Lafayette, IN 47907
      (765) 496-1728

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