Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Charlottesville, VA
Apr 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Anthropology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-25-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia Department of Anthropology seeks to hire a linguist or linguistic anthropologist for a one-year appointment as an Academic General Faculty Member (Tenure-Ineligible) at the Assistant Professor rank. The term of appointment runs from July 25, 2017 through May 24, 2018. Geographic area and topical specialization are open, but candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching and be prepared to teach courses that contribute to the interdepartmental Linguistics M.A. program and undergraduate major as well as to the Anthropology graduate and undergraduate programs. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester. Teaching will include at least two courses in structural linguistics.

Applicants must have a PhD in hand at the time of application. Compensation will take the form of full-time salary with full-time benefits. Review of applications will begin May 16, 2017. Interviews with finalists will be conducted over Skype.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa ( Search on posting # 0620748. Electronically attach the following materials: Curriculum vita; a writing sample; a letter of application; a statement describing teaching experience, approach to teaching, and a list of some possible courses; and contact information for two references (attach as Other 1).

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Lise Dobrin

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to:
Mildred Dean

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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