The Media, Society, and the Arts (MSA) Program at Purchase College is seeking an anthropologist for a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer position for 2009-2010. Eligible candidates must have completed a PhD in anthropology or a related discipline by time of appointment. Application deadline: March 20, 2009.
Purchase College Anthropologist Lecturer Postion
Lecturer in Anthropology (Full-time/Non-tenure track)
Deadline: March 20, 2009
Department: School of Natural & Social Sciences
Description: The Media, Society, and the Arts (MSA) program at Purchase College seeks an anthropologist with interest and inter-disciplinary training in media studies for a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer position for 2009-2010. MSA is part of the School of Natural and Social Sciences and focuses on the study of media from multidisciplinary perspectives as well as arts practice.
The teaching load is 4 course equivalences per semester. (Advising responsibilities and senior thesis mentoring are calculated in that load). Courses include core offerings such as Introduction to MSA, and intermediate and upper level offerings on visual and ethnographic theories and methods, and project-based media and arts. A description of the MSA program and a list of courses offered in recent years can be found at http://www.purchase.edu/Departments/Admissions/AreasofStudy/ProgramPages/mediasocietyandthearts.aspx. Geographic area is open but we are particularly interested in candidates with fieldwork experience in East Asia, Japan, or South America or areas that complement existing faculty expertise in the MSA program.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in anthropology or a related discipline by the time of appointment.
Salary: $40,000 (Subject to budgetary approval)
Start Date: September 1, 2009
Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the search committee determines a final pool. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Purchase College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action employer.
To apply: Please send statement of interest referencing Job Code MSA022609 and current CV (including names of three references) by March 20, 2009 to:
Affirmative Action Officer
Purchase College SUNY
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred method of application