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Saturday, January 1, 2011

Anthropology position @ Carleton

Carleton University.The Department of Sociology and Anthropology
invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Anthropology
of the Environment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence
July 1, 2011.We seek a socio-cultural anthropologist who carries out
ethnographic analyses of environmental issues, preferably combining
political ecology with other anthropological approaches in research
focussed on one or more of such themes as: land-use conflicts;
cultural construction of lived environments; contending environmental
cosmologies; human-animal relations; climate change and its cultural
interpretations; diversity and sustainability; environmental racisms;
and environment-health relations.Applicants should have a Ph.D. in
Anthropology by the time of appointment, an active research profile
oriented towards publication in the discipline's top international
journals, and demonstrated excellence in teaching.The successful
candidate will be expected to do core teaching in both undergraduate
and graduate programs as well as in his or her areas of topical and
ethnographic specialization, to develop a program of research leading
to significant peer-reviewed publications, and to contribute
effectively to academic life in the department.An ethnographic
specialization that complements current faculty's expertise would be
an asset.

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be
forwarded to the Department by March 7, 2011, when we will start
reviewing applications and continue until the position is filled.
Applications and letters of reference should be addressed to:

Peter Gose, Chair (attn: Anthropology of the Environment position)
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1S 5B6

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity
within its community as a source of human excellence, cultural
enrichment and social strength.We welcome those who would contribute
to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship,
including but not limited to women, Aboriginal peoples, members of
visible minority groups and persons with disabilities, and persons of
any sexual orientation or gender identity.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.

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