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Florida International University (GSS): Assistant/Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology


The Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies (GSS) at Florida International University invites applicants for a tenured/tenure-track appointment as Assistant/Associate Professor of Anthropology, beginning Fall 2012. The department seeks applicants with specialization in medical anthropology with strong records of research publications, external funding, and ability to fund and mentor doctoral students. Research foci and geographic area are open.

The GSS Department is in a dynamic phase of growth. We are developing multiple BA degree programs and have transformed our doctoral program into an innovative, interdisciplinary degree program that weaves together anthropology, geography, and sociology. GSS is part of FIU’s new School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). The Department’s diverse faculty shares a commitment to cross-disciplinary research on the themes of identities and inequalities, migrations and diasporas, and nature-society. Please visit our website, http://gss.fiu.edu/, for more information. Additionally, opportunities for collaboration exist with FIU’s College of Medicine and College of Public Health & Social Work.

Applicants should be prepared to teach research methods and sociocultural theory, and demonstrate a willingness to engage in interdisciplinary scholarship. Applicants should send a CV, letter of application, and one article-length writing sample. Selected applicants will be asked to have three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover. Applications must be postmarked by November 25, 2011. Applications should be made through both of the following addresses: https://www.fiujobs.org and Prof. Juliet Erazo, Anthropology Search Committee, Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies, Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 320, Miami, Florida 33199.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.



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