Monday, October 04, 2010
EMPLOYMENT: Assistant Professor in Legal Anthropology, McGill University
McGill University, Department of Anthropology seeks a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in legal anthropology with a strong research and publication record based on ethnographic field research. The appointment is to begin August 1, 2011. The Department is especially interested in applicants with research backgrounds in the following: human rights, development, humanitarian intervention, and other transnational normative structures; legal pluralism; emergent and contested identities; conflict and social control; and the shaping of public opinion and public policy. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand, will be expected to develop a competitive, externally-funded research program involving graduate students, and contribute actively to teaching and service. Area of specialization is open, though some preference will be given to those candidates working in Asia (particularly South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia) and Africa (particularly West and South Africa).
Deadline: November 15, 2010
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