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Sociology and Anthropology


July 10, 2013

Lewis & Clark College, a private liberal arts college with 2,000 undergraduates, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology beginning fall semester 2014. We seek candidates whose research and teaching focus on contemporary Africa, African diasporas, and/or African American histories and experiences. Topics of interest include: law/criminality/deviance; critical race theory; digital culture/new media; migration/immigration. Candidates will be expected to develop courses that incorporate mixed methods and/or quantitative research. Preference will be give to candidates who can contribute to the College’s Gender and/or Ethnic Studies programs. Candidates from geography, urban studies, or other related fields are also invited to apply. Ph.D. required at the time of appointment as a tenure-track member of the faculty. Potential for excellent teaching and research at an undergraduate institution are essential. Usual load is five courses per academic year and may include regular participation in the College’s general education program. The College is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and affirms the educational benefits of diversity. (See ) A complete application must include (1) a letter of application which includes a statement of teaching philosophy, how the applicant’s teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, teaching experience, and research interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) sample of scholarship; (5) graduate transcripts, and (6) three letters of recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees). All materials should be addressed to Chair, Sociology Search Committee and must be submitted via Interfolio:

 Click “Apply” to create your free account. Review of applications will begin on July 15 and continue until the position is filled. Lewis & Clark College, located in Portland, OR, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College will conduct background checks on the finalists for the position.







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