Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!==[http://careercenter.aaanet.org/jobs#/detail/3526985 UMASS Amherst]== Position: The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks to hire a scholar in the Department of Anthropology at the assistant professor level starting Fall 2011, with a specialization in the social life of discourse and language. PhD required at the time of appointment. The Department is building on our teaching, research, and service concentration on the causes and manifestations of inequality and the promotion of social justice in the Americas. This position is part of a group of hires in these areas across the subdisciplines of anthropology. The successful candidate will have a vision and strong record of research and teaching in issues of discourse, power, and inequality, with a specific area concentration that enhances our department’s strength in the Americas, with a preferred focus on Latin American, Caribbean, or Latino studies. The Department has a strong preference for research that addresses the racialized politics of language: racism, colonialism, creolization; language shift, linguistic profiling, language and media, and language reclamation; the role of language and discourse in the constitution of race, gender, and sexuality; institutional(ized) discourses of education and socialization; and bi- or multilingual communities. The department seeks candidates who: •will strengthen our curriculum in research methodologies, data collection, and analysis, and have expertise in digital technologies for working with discourse data. •demonstrate a willingness to serve linguistic communities through their research. •are integrated into the racialized communities they study, as a means to build on the strong community outreach initiative of the department. •value and encourage research and teaching across the subdisciplines of anthropology. •will strengthen our cooperation with interdepartmental programs with these same foci. Due: We are accepting applications online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo. Please include a letter describing interests and qualifications, a CV, and list of 3 referees to: Alternatively, paper submissions should be sent to Tracy Tudryn, Dean's Assistant, Dean's Office, 230 Draper Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. Application screening commences on September 30, 2010, and continues until the position is filled. *request for additional materials (10/8 x3) (11/1) *AAA interview scheduled (11/4 x3) *Campus visits for three finalists have been scheduled (second hand info) (12/1) *Campus visit confirmed (12/1) *Campus visits completed (1/15)) *Job offers were extended to two candidates. Negotiations in progress (2/1) ___________________________________ Summary: Please note that all contributions to the Academic Jobs Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://academicjobs.wikia.org/wiki/Linguistic_Anthropology_2010-2011"