AN News: “Why You Should Consider Applying for a AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship” by Laura M. Ahearn (AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow)

August 17, 2015 No Comments annab AAA, Anthropology News Columns, Jobs

Anthropology News Article Are you about to complete your PhD and want to do something other than become an adjunct? Or are you perhaps safely tenured but want to make a contribution in government rather than in academia? (“Ask not what your country can do for you…”) Or maybe you’re just curious and would like to find out what a very different work environment would be like? Whether you’re at the early, mid-, or late-career stage, an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship might turn out to be the perfect way for you

SLA Anthro News August column now online!

August 4, 2014 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Blogroll, Jobs, SLA, SLA Section News

“Linguistic Anthropology in the Current Professional Market,” by Steven P. Black is the latest SLA column in Anthropology News, and is now available on their website:      

Open Subfield Positions: UCLA Department of Anthropology

January 18, 2013 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Announcements, Jobs

Over the next one to two years, the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks to hire two anthropologists for tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level who will contribute theoretical and empirical innovation at the leading edge of the discipline. We invite applicants in any subfield(s) of anthropology and encourage applications from those whose work creatively bridges subfields. Our department is committed to building a more diverse faculty as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or

Assistant Professor in English Linguistics in the School of English, The University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor in English Linguistics in the School of English at the University of Hong Kong.

Western Illinois University: Linguistic Anthropology Position Opening

November 23, 2011 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Announcements, Jobs , ,

Western Illinois University seeks tenure-track assistant professor in Linguistic Anthropology. Requirements: evidence of teaching and research abilities; Ph.D. in Anthropology by time of appointment. Preferences: environmental anthropology or human ecology; a geographic focus that complements current faculty. Submit cover letter, vita with 3 references including contact information, 3 letters of support, official transcripts, and evidence of teaching and research potential to: Chair, WIU Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455. AA/EO employer. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Review begins

Two-year replacement lecturer position – Sociocultural anthro/Sub-Saharan Africa

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Vermont invites applications for one-year full-time lecturer position in socio-cultural anthropology to begin August 2012, with the possibility of reappointment for a second year beginning August 2013.

Job Announcement, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University

October 11, 2011 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Announcements, Jobs ,

The Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University is  pleased to announce one of two  tenure-track positions in Sociolinguistics at the Assistant Professor level.  We seek candidates who have a strong record of research and teaching, and ability to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, in any combination of subfields including but not limited to: analysis of videotaped interaction; computer mediated communication; language and gender, space, politics, religion or identity; intercultural  communication; classroom interaction; or macrosociolinguistics (including language policy and planning, bi- and multilingualism, and language endangerment). The appointment will start on August 1, 2012. Applicants must have completed

Two positions in Communication at University of Illinois

University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign The Department of Communication, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, seeks two full-time faculty members at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor. Candidates for appointment should have or be near to completing the Ph.D. by the target start date of August 16, 2012. Salary level is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. We seek one outstanding candidate who specializes in any area of media effects; this may include mediated communication processes and effects; audience formation and behavior; health-related media content; or the role of media in political systems. We also seek an outstanding

Interpersonal Communication, Part Time (Adjunct) Position

September 14, 2011 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Announcements, Events, Jobs , , ,

For people in the SF Bay Area: Interpersonal Communication, Part Time (Adjunct) Position The Department of Communication Studies at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a part time (adjunct) instructor to teach one section of our introductory interpersonal communication course “Communication and Everyday Life,” a theory-based introduction to interpersonal communication. This course is scheduled to be taught Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for 65 minutes during spring semester 2012. This position is pending approval and funding. Preference is for a candidate who has completed at least some doctoral-level work in interpersonal communication and who has taught an introduction to interpersonal communication (or similar course) at the

Discourse job at UC Santa Barbara

The Linguistics Department of the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks to hire a specialist in discourse-based approaches to functional explanation for grammar. The appointment will be tenure-track at the Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2012. Candidates’ research should be based on a functionally oriented, empirically grounded approach to discourse and grammar, addressing the ways that language use shapes linguistic structure, and making significant theoretical contributions to the question of why languages are as they are. Candidates will be preferred whose research addresses the multidimensional nature of functional explanation, integrating insights from among the following areas: cross-linguistic and typological

Linganth job at Kansas State University

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Linguistic Anthropology to begin August 2012. PhD in Anthropology or Linguistics preferred, ABD considered. The successful candidate will be dedicated to high-quality undergraduate education and a four-field approach to anthropology with a strong commitment to student and faculty diversity. Teaching responsibilities include five courses per academic year, including introductory linguistic anthropology each fall and spring semester. Preference will be given to candidates who can effectively educate students in all aspects of linguistics from a broad anthropological perspective, with an emphasis on language and