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

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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. We seek an individual with a Ph.D. or ABD in Anthropology and expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Possible areas of teaching expertise include introduction to socio-cultural anthropology, development, globalization, social movements, research methods, and race and ethnicity in cross-cultural perspective. Cross- and trans-disciplinary courses are encouraged, especially those with relevance to UVM’s Global Studies Program, African Studies Program, and Women’s and Gender Studies Program. Candidates are expected to provide evidence of teaching excellence at the college level.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their professional work (in this case, teaching). Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about their teaching philosophy and how they will further the University’sgoals.Candidates must apply online at for position using department name (Anthropology) only.Attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information of three references.The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.