Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Education, Culture, and Society

United States, North America
Jun 17, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
We are looking for an anthropologist or a scholar in the social contexts of education who has conducted long-term ethnographic research on educational processes and setting, either inside or outside schools. The successful candidate will be broadly trained in social theory and will have made or have promise to make conceptual as well as empirical contributions to educational scholarship. We are seeking someone who conducts comparative research or research on transnational processes. The ideal candidate would have an interest in teaching masters and doctoral courses in social theory, anthropology and education, and ethnographic research methods. We seek a higly promising early career scholar with a strong commitment to research, publishing, and graduate teaching and mentoring. Successful candidates will have their Ph.D. degrees in hand by June 2015. We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2014, and will continue to consider new applications until the position is filled. Please apply online at https://www.gse.upenn.edu/faculty_research/positions/apply-ecs-asstprof submitting a letter expressing your interest and general qualifications, curriculum vitae, and reprints of publications and relevant manuscripts with your application. Please address all correspondence to Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Division of Education, Culture, and Society. In order to be considered, letters from three references should be forwarded to: Chair, Search Committee in Education, Culture, and Society c/o Elizabeth Deane University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education 3700 Walnut, Philadelphia PA 19104-6216 The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. The University of Pennsylvania ia an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.