11:56Assistant Professor of Anthropology and of Social Studies (Russian Studies)
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and of Social Studies (Russian Studies)|
School Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department/Area Anthropology and
Social Studies Position Description
The Department of Anthropology and the Committee on Degrees in Social
Studies invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of
Assistant Professor in the field of Social Anthropology, with a
specialization on Russian society and culture. Applications will be
considered from scholars whose research is firmly grounded in ethnographic
fieldwork, with excellent Russian language abilities, and research based
in Russia and/or the former Soviet republics. Candidates are expected to
demonstrate a promise of excellence both in research and teaching. We are
seeking a scholar whose work is on cutting-edge areas of significance to
the discipline of social anthropology and who will make a sustained
contribution to Harvardā€™s program in Russian studies and/or its Central
Asian and Caucasus program. Theoretical orientation, area focus/foci of
field research, and areas of thematic and topical interest are open. We
are looking for candidates whose interests are complementary to those of
the current faculty.
Instruction will include courses in the Department of Anthropology, both
at the undergraduate and at the graduate levels, and in the Committee on
Degrees in Social Studies at the undergraduate level.
The appointment is expected to begin in the Fall term, 2012. A strong
doctoral record is required; ideally, candidates should complete all
requirements for the Ph.D. by July 1, 2012. Deadline for applications is
November 1, 2011.
A strong doctoral record is required; ideally, candidates should complete
all requirements for the Ph.D. by July 1, 2012.
Additional Qualifications Special Instructions
Upload application, including CV, cover letter with full contact
information (including email address), the names and contact information
of three academic references, copies of publications and other written
materials, syllabi and teaching evaluations, a research statement, and a
teaching statement to: http://academicpositions.
Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applications from women and/or minority candidates are strongly
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