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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Assistant Professor - Temporary (One-Year)
Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Hobart and William Smith Colleges seeks a sociocultural anthropologist to fill a one-year replacement position with a full-time (3-2) teaching load to begin July 1, 2014. We seek candidates with a serious commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education who are able to teach Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, a geographical area course, a topical course, an upper-level seminar, and one other offering to be determined. Preference will be given to candidates with field research experience in areas other than Africa, South Asia, and Indigenous North America. Evidence of superior teaching and a strong record of scholarship are required. The Ph.D. is preferred, but ABD applicants will be considered.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

For consideration application materials must be received by March 1, 2014. Please send an application letter, CV, contact information for at least three references, and a teaching portfolio that includes syllabi, course evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy to:

Sociocultural Anthropology Search Committee
c/o Jeffrey Anderson
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY, 14456
EOE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate dean’s offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions.  The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,000, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.