The George Washington University Department of Anthropology invites applications for an assistant professor position in socio-cultural anthropology. The position will start in August 2012. It involves teaching B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. students. The Department has an integrated four-field approach to anthropology with strengths in human origins, museums, performance, international development, and medical anthropology. The Department has strong links with GW's Elliott School of International Affairs and the School of Public Health, as well as the Smithsonian Institution.
Basic qualifications: A Ph.D. (all requirements completed by December, 2011) in anthropology. Applicants must have an active and theoretically informed research agenda as demonstrated by strong publications or work in progress, and teaching experience or potential as demonstrated in course evaluations or scholarly presentations. Preferred qualifications: Research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: science and technology studies (STS), materiality/material culture, heritage, and museums, located in the Western Hemisphere, South Asia, or East Asia.