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      FW: Position Announcements: Chair/cultural anthropologist; Linguistic Anthropologist

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Penelope Anderson [mailto:anderson@...]
      Sent: Monday, December 18, 2000 10:45 AM
      To: ANTHRO-L@...
      Subject: Position Announcements: Chair/cultural anthropologist;
      Linguistic Anthropologist


      Please share these position announcements with those you think might be interested.  Thanks!

      Chairperson/Cultural Anthropologist ~ Department of Anthropology

      Position: Chairperson/Cultural Anthropologist, tenure-track.  Applied specialization preferred.
      Responsibilities:  Administer anthropology department business: oversee programs and curriculum development; policy formation and implementation, budgets, faculty and staff personnel matters, student assistance and advisement, supervise facilities and equipment, work with faculty committees and public relations. Teach lower and upper division undergraduate classes in general and cultural anthropology, work with Resource Management graduate program. This position is 9.5 months, 50% administrative, 50% teaching (18 quarter credits per year).

      Qualifications
      Required:
      * Ph.D. in Anthropology
      * Minimum 4 years full time teaching experience
      * Evidence of administrative experience at the university level
      * Evidence of continuing research/scholarly activity
      * Training in and commitment to four-field approach
      * Evidence of ability to work with diverse groups within & beyond the department
      * Commitment to general education and student involvement in research
      Preferred:
      * Theoretical and regional expertise to complement department/university offerings
      * Applied areas which include (but not limited to) general applied, educational anthropology, economic/ resource development, museum studies

      * Regional experience: Asia, Africa, Middle East, and/or Latin America
      * Interdisciplinary involvement with undergraduate and graduate studies

      Rank/Salary: commensurate with education and professional experience. Salary range is $48,400 to $59,000. (Final offer is contingent on available funding).

      Starting Date: September 1, 2001
      Application Deadline: January 31, 2001; applications will be considered after this date only if the pool is insufficient.

      To Apply:  Send: 1) a letter of application describing qualifications and pertinent experience; 2) separate statements describing teaching and administrative philosophies; 3) curriculum vitae; and 4) names and telephone numbers of three references (plus FAX numbers and email addresses, if available).  Please limit initial application materials to these items; letters of reference may be solicited directly from referees at a later date. (Transcripts of all university work may be required of semi-finalist candidates; official transcripts will be required from the selected candidate.) 

      Send to:  Department Chair Search Committee. Department of Anthropology, Central Washington University, Ellensburg WA 98926-7544. Telephone: 509-963-3201, FAX 509-963-3215, email: anthro@....

      POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
      LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGIST ~ DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

      Position:  Linguistic Anthropologist, full-time, tenure-track, academic year appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

      Responsibilities:  Teach Introduction to Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Descriptive Linguistics/Field Methods, General Anthropology, as well as introductory and advanced courses in cultural anthropology.  Responsibilities will also include: advising of general education and major students, interdisciplinary involvement with undergraduate and graduate students, serving on departmental and university committees, and a continuing commitment to scholarly activity.

      Qualifications:
      Required:
      Ph.D. in Anthropology with linguistics specialization (by September 1, 2001)
      Expertise in a non-Indo-European language (Asia or Indigenous Americas preferred)
      Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and commitment to undergraduate teaching
      Training in, and commitment to a four-field approach to anthropology
      Evidence of continuing scholarly activity
      Commitment to general education and student involvement in research
      Preferred:
      Regional and theoretical expertise complementing department/university offerings
      Interdisciplinary involvement with undergraduate and graduate studies

      Salary:  $38,000 to $44,000, depending on qualifications and experience  (Final offer is contingent on available funding.)

      Starting Date:  September 16, 2001  
      Application Deadline:  March 2, 2001; applications will be considered after this date only if the initial pool is insufficient.

      To Apply:  Send: 1) a letter of application describing qualifications and pertinent experience; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy; 3) a curriculum vitae; and 4) names (and telephone numbers, FAX numbers, and email addresses, if available) of three referees.  Please limit initial application materials to these items; letters of reference may be solicited directly from referees at a later date. (Transcripts of all university work may be required of semi-finalist candidates; official transcripts will be required from the selected candidate.) Send to: Linguistics Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Central Washington University, Ellensburg WA 98926-7544. Telephone: 509-963-3201, FAX 509-963-3215, email: anthro@...

      The Department: Anthropology has 9 FTE faculty members and 70 majors in all four subdisciplines. The department maintains strong interdisciplinary ties through cross-listed courses, participation in the BS in Primatology, and active involvement in the Resource Management MS program.  The Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute (CHCI), located on campus, is home to Washoe and four other signing chimpanzees.


      The Department: Anthropology has 9 FTE faculty members and 60 majors in all four subdisciplines. The department maintains strong interdisciplinary ties through cross-listed courses, participation in the BS in Primatology, and active involvement in the Resource Management MS program.  The Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute (CHCI), located on campus, is home to Washoe and four other signing chimpanzees.  For further information see the department website at: http://www.cwu.edu/~anthro/dept/.

      GENERAL INFORMATION:
      Central Washington University is one of six state-assisted, four-year institutions of higher education in Washington.  A regional comprehensive university, CWU offers baccalaureate and graduate degrees in more than 90 academic programs.  Throughout its 110-year history, the University has distinguished itself through quality teaching and academic programs, its student-centered orientation, and its commitment to research, outreach, and provisions of life-long learning opportunities to the citizens of Washington.  The University is comprised of College of the Sciences (Anthropology is one of 12 departments in COTS), the College of Arts and Humanities, College of Education and Professional Studies, and School of Business and Economics.  CWU's main campus is located in Ellensburg, a city of about 13,000 situated east of the Cascade Mountains in the Kittitas Valley. Ellensburg offers a fine semi-rural living environment, and is about two hours by freeway from Seattle.

      Current university enrollment is approximately 8,100 students, about 90 percent of whom are undergraduates. Roughly 6,700 students attend classes on the Ellensburg campus, with another 1,400 upper-division students enrolled at six University Centers located in central and western Washington communities.   CWU has been rated for three consecutive years in the top 100 U.S. News and World Report "Best Buys" among colleges and universities in the United States.  The University is governed by an eight-member board appointed by the Governor.  The University budget is approximately $110M, and its current endowment is approximately $7.4M.

      Central Washington University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Institution. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans, and persons of disability.  CWU offers employment benefits to same-sex domestic partners; discrimination is prohibited on the basis of sexual orientations/preference and gender identity/expression.  Persons of disability may request accommodation during the application and/or interview process through Disability Support Services.  Phone: 509 963 2171.  TDD: 509 963 2143 .

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