Job – Assistant Professor, Sociocultural Anthropology (tenure-track)

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The Department of Anthropology in collaboration with the Curriculum in Global Studies at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position in  We seek applicants with a strong research and teaching portfolio with a special focus on migration issues. Areas of interest could include transnationalism, immigration and migration, human rights, migration and the US South, refugees, politics, health and migration, border cultures, and diasporic peoples. The geographic area of specialization is open. A willingness to engage students in local ethnographic fieldwork or internship projects and an interest in the professional practice of anthropology beyond the academy are encouraged. The successful applicant will divide curriculum responsibilities evenly between The Department of Anthropology and The Curriculum in Global Studies with regular responsibility for a graduate level course on migration for the interdisciplinary Global Studies MA program.
A PhD in Anthropology is required by the time of appointment July 1, 2016. 
Candidates must have an active, ethnographic research program and demonstrated potential, in the form of publications and other scholarly activity. Candidates must be excellent teachers, willing to work closely with Global Studies graduate students, and prepared to actively contribute to the development of Global Studies.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and reference list to: Please provide a list of four professional references including the names, titles, email addresses and phone numbers.  Application review will begin on November 1, 2015.

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