The Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Croft Institute for International Studies at the University of Mississippi invite applications for a position as Croft assistant professor of anthropology and Korean studies. This is a joint-appointment, tenure-track position supported by the Korea Foundation. Tenure and promotion reside in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. The start date is August 2017.
The search is for a cultural or linguistic anthropologist who will take a leading role in the development of Korean studies at the University of Mississippi. The successful candidate will be able to teach introductory and thematic courses for anthropology and international studies as well as upper-level and graduate courses with a focus on Korea.
Candidates should have an active fieldwork program, a strong commitment to teaching, and the language proficiency to conduct original research in Korean. A Ph.D. in anthropology is required by the time of appointment.
Teaching and service responsibilities will be divided equally between the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Croft Institute. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology offers B.A. and M.A. degrees in anthropology, and the Croft Institute administers the major in international studies within the College of Liberal Arts.
Interested candidates should apply online at https://https://jobs.olemiss.edu/postings/10802 by uploading a letter of application, curriculum vita, outline of current and projected research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, and names and contact information for three individuals who can be contacted for letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin when an adequate pool is established, but no earlier than November 10, 2016. Review will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
For information about the University of Mississippi Department of Sociology and Anthropology, see http://socanth.olemiss.edu. For information about the Croft Institute for International Studies, see http://www.croft.olemiss.edu.