The Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, invites applications for an assistant or tenured associate professor level appointment to begin in September 2012, pending administrative approval. This is a University year appointment. We are interested in scholars whose research addresses questions about political economy from an anthropological perspective. Topics of interest include economic anthropology, globalization, inequality, international finance, and development. Geographic area of specialization is open but depth of ethnographic experience as well as the ability to speak to larger issues of theoretical and comparative significance will be crucial. The successful candidate will be a faculty member in the Department of Anthropology and participate in an international studies program. Candidates currently at the advanced assistant professor or early associate professor rank are encouraged to apply. Applications received by November 11, 2011 will be given first consideration, although we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please send copies of: 1) a cover letter; 2) a c.v.; 3) a statement of current and future research plans; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; 5) a sample of scholarly writing; 6) evidence of teaching excellence; 7) and the names and addresses of three references. Send these materials to: Chair, Economic Development or Trade Search Committee, International Institute, University of Michigan, 2660 Social Work Building, 1080 S. University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106. The University of Michigan is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
PhD in hand at time of application
Required Education: Doctorate