LINGUIST List 11.2292

Mon Oct 23 2000

Jobs: Ling Anthropology/Asst Prof/U of Texas

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  1. Elizabeth Keating, Asst Prof/Ling Anthropology

Message 1: Asst Prof/Ling Anthropology

Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2000 17:41:49 -0500
From: Elizabeth Keating <>
Subject: Asst Prof/Ling Anthropology

Dear Colleagues, please bring the job opening below to the attention of any
potential candidates.

University of Texas at Austin, The Department of Anthropology and the
Interdisciplinary Program in Technology, Literacy, and Culture invite
applications for an Assistant Professorship to begin Sept 2001.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. by June, 2001, and must have an
outstanding record of anthropological research relating to the social
impacts of technology. Theoretical specialization is open, but
particular consideration will be given to candidates whose work deals
with the role of new technologies in social change and/or popular and
expressive culture. The Dept. of Anthropology has established
strengths in gender relations and feminist theory; racial formation
and race/ethnic politics; history, its construction and uses;
nationalism, linguistic anthropology and expressive culture. The
interdisciplinary program in Technology, Literacy, and Culture is an
innovative program encompassing a range of Liberal Arts and
Humanities approaches to the social impact of technology (see Responsibilities include both graduate
and undergraduate teaching in Anthropology and the Technology,
Literacy, and Culture program. Applicants are expected to have an
active research program dealing with some aspect of technology and
society. Applicants must be able to demonstrate not only a high level
of research productivity but also excellent teaching skills. Salary
will be determined according to accomplishments and experience.
Please send a letter of application, a vita, your email address, the
names of 3 referees, and a writing sample of article length by Dec.
1, 2000 to the Chair, Anthro/TLC Search Committee, Technology,
Literacy, and Culture, Gebauer Bldg. 1.208, Univ. of Texas, Austin,
TX 78712. EOE/AAE.

Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology C3200
University of Texas
Austin, Texas 78712-1086 U.S.A.

phone: 512-471-8518, fax: 512-471-6535
office: EPS 1.114
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