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Two Tenure-Track Positions, UC Irvine

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for two tenure-track positions in sociocultural anthropology beginning July 1, 2012. One position will be at the Assistant Professor level, and the second will be at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. The Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.

We welcome applicants with a strong record of ethnographic fieldwork and theoretical innovation in one (or ideally two) of the following areas:
1. Environment, science, and technology
2. Language and culture
3. Urban studies
4. Feminist theory Geographic area of expertise is open, but candidates with a research focus in Latin America are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring, as well as to incorporating critical attention to gender, race, religion and class in their research and teaching.

Please follow the online recruitment system (detailed below) and send an electronic cover letter detailing research and teaching expertise, a C.V., a writing sample or publication, and the names and contact info of three references.

Candidates should apply online.
Please visit the following website to begin the application process:

The online application should be completed by January 1, 2012. Applications received by November 1, 2011 will receive the fullest consideration, but screening will continue until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine has an active career partners program, is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity, and has an Advance Program for Faculty Equity and Diversity.

2 openings. International Candidates Will Be Considered. Employer will assist with relocation costs. The following information is provided by the employer in accordance with AAA policy. AAA is not responsible for verifying the accuracy of these statements. They are not part of the actual position description submitted for publication by the employee.
-This employer does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation/preference.
-This employer does prohibit discrimination based on gender identity/expression.
-This employer offers health insurance benefits to eligible same-sex domestic partners.
-This employer does not appear on the AAUP list of censured institutions.