The Department of Anthropology at Cornell University invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral position in global engaged learning and research. The position is potentially renewable for a second year, pending funding. During the term of the appointment, the candidate will assist department faculty in the development of a series of innovative engaged global learning initiatives. Working with the department’s engaged learning committee, the successful candidate will develop curricula for three co-meeting courses designed to help train undergraduates in skills and analytical approaches that promote their success in field learning and research.
The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in anthropology as well as educational and practical experience working on matters related to meaningful international experiences/international education, engaged learning, service learning, and/or other areas that cultivate skills in inter-cultural engagement and their deployment toward collaborative education. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
Applications should include:
- a detailed letter describing current and planned research activities, highlighting the role of community engagement, and a statement of teaching qualifications and interests;
- a full curriculum vitae;
- the names and addresses (including telephone and e-mail) of three academic referees;
- a syllabus that shows experience in integrating engaged learning into the classroom.
Applications should be submitted online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7180
or by mail to:
Adam T. Smith, Chair
Department of Anthropology
261 McGraw Hall
Ithaca NY 14853
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