Posted: Apr 16, 2021
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropology

Full-time
Application Deadline: May 13, 2021
Anthropology

The George Mason University College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

 

About the Position:

The department seeks a cultural anthropologist whose area of specialization is the Middle East, whose research addresses migration and refugees in a global context. The position will reside in the Global Affairs Program.

 

Mason’s Global Affairs Program is 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.

 

Responsibilities:

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 and honors students at the undergraduate level in the program, teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, participate in faculty governance, and participate in professional organizations and societies.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Anthropology or closely related field;
  • 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 focused on the Middle East;
  • Ability to teach university core courses in globalization studies (Intro to Global Affairs, Capstone) and teach specialized undergraduate and graduate courses on the Middle East, Refugees, Humanitarianism;
  • Applicants with experience teaching in an interdisciplinary classroom setting.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Dr. Cortney Hughes Rinker, Director of the Global Affairs Program, [email protected] Review of applications will begin on May 13, 2021.