The anxious anthropologist

The anxious anthropologist

Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Medical Anthropology and Global Health – Deadline: May 22nd

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in our program in medical anthropology and global health beginning in the 2017 – 2018 academic year.This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional one-year terms.
Expertise in all areas of medical anthropology and global health are welcome.The teaching load is two courses per semester and includes teaching undergraduate and graduate students. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching medical anthropology.The accepted applicant will be encouraged to develop and/or continue their research program.Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or comparable degree by date of appointment.

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Voorzitter and bestuursleden gezocht voor The Broker – Reageren zo snel mogelijk

The Broker (Stichting International Development Publications) zoekt een nieuwe voorzitter van haar bestuur. Tevens wil de organisatie het bestuur graag uitbreiden met twee nieuwe algemene bestuursleden. The Broker is de afgelopen jaren geëvolueerd van een tijdschrift tot een dynamisch online Thinknet. Als organisatie positioneren zij zich in het landschap van schuivende mondiale verhoudingen, onzekere tijden in het Nederlandse buitenlandbeleid, en een beleidscontext die dwingt tot het zoeken van nieuwe vormen van financiering.

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Chair in Social Anthropology University of Amsterdam – Deadline: May 20th 

The Department of Anthropology has an opening for a Chair in Social Anthropology, which is located in the AISSR program group: Moving Matters: People, Goods, Power and Ideas. The post involves 0.6 fte devoted to teaching and 0.4 fte devoted to research and managerial tasks.  The successful candidate will pursue innovative ethnographically based and theoretically oriented research into one or more of the following fields: contemporary and/or socio-historical processes of inequality, conflict and protest, gender, race and class dynamics, mobility and political economy.

Geographical area of specialization is open but some preference will be given to candidates working on Asia and/or the Global South. Candidates’ work should demonstrate the importance of Asia and/or the Global South for anthropological theory. The holder of the position will be responsible for teaching in general social anthropology, ethnographic methods, comparative-historical approaches, and critical development theory. The holder of the position will share responsibility for the Moving Matters research group within the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR).

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