The School of Natural and Social Sciences at Purchase College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Anthropology at the Assistant Professor level beginning fall 2012. The successful candidate will teach core courses in cultural anthropology and electives in Anthropology, Gender Studies, and Media, Society & the Arts. We seek candidates with research expertise in new immigrant societies in the urban U.S., with an emphasis on South Asian Islamic cultures and transnational gender/sexuality studies. As part of regular teaching duties, faculty will teach a course per year in the freshman general education program. Evidence of excellence in teaching and scholarly potential are essential.
Purchase College is an undergraduate institution located 25 miles north of New York City. It houses a unique combination of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Conservatory programs. The faculty is committed to providing a rigorous curriculum designed to prepare students for graduate work. Potential for excellence in teaching, as well as evidence of scholarly potential is essential.
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