Friday, July 14, 2006

Job posting: Assistant Professor at UC Davis

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2007. The appointee must have a broad interdisciplinary background and research expertise in public culture as it takes form in media and/or space.
Topical interests may include mass media, film, photography, art, built environment, landscape, urban or architectural space. Eligible candidatesmay have research expertise in any geographical area and must be capable of making broad connections between disciplines and fields of study. Special preference will be given to candidates who work in text as well as in video
or other media. Teaching is based on a standard faculty load of four one-quarter courses per year. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in anthropology or related disciplines by time of appointment and be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and research.

Applications received by October 16, 2006 will receive full consideration. Applicants should prepare a curriculum vitae including the names of three references; a cover letter that indicates completed research, current research program, and teaching experience; copies of up to three
publications representing the applicant's current research, two graduate course syllabi and one undergraduate syllabus. Applications should be sent to:

Janet S. Shibamoto Smith, Chair
Search Committee
Department of Anthropology
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616
e-mail:, phone: 530-752-7388

Address administrative questions to Royce McClellan, phone: 530-754-4936;
fax: 530/752-8885; e-mail: The position will remain open until filled.


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