job: soc/anthro prof

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Mon Nov 19 18:45:32 CST 2001

From: david croteau <dcroteau at>

A reminder that the deadline for these positions is December 1.

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). The Department of 
Sociology and Anthropology invites applicants for two tenure-track 
positions at the beginning or advanced Assistant Professor level. 
We are seeking applicants who will conduct externally funded 
research, contribute to the department's graduate program, and 
teach undergraduate courses. We are especially interested in 
researchers who do collaborative/participatory work with community 
agencies and organizations. Candidates must have a PhD in 
sociology or anthropology. Candidates for the first position must 
have a focus on urban sociology/anthropology and/or community 
studies. Candidates for the second position must have a focus on 
health, especially in relation to family well-being, urban health 
issues, and inequality.  

	VCU is an urban university with a diverse student body. 
The department operates a masters-level graduate program that 
features a focus on urban social problems and urban social change 
that emphasizes bridging basic and applied research and includes a 
practicum highlighting participatory action research. Opportunities 
also exist for building connections with a public policy PhD program 
and doctoral programs on VCU's medical campus, the Medical 
College of Virginia. The positions are nine-month appointments 
with a usual teaching load of three courses a semester. Salary is 
dependent upon qualifications and professional experience. 
Information about the Virginia Commonwealth University and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology may be found on the Internet. Candidates 
should submit: (1) a letter outlining their qualifications for this 
position, especially their research agenda and history of external 
funding; (2) a curriculum vitae;  (3) evidence of teaching 
effectiveness (i.e., course syllabi, student evaluations, and 
handouts); and (4) three letters of recommendation to: Search 
Committee Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, P.O. 
Box 842040, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 
23284-2040.  Review of applications will begin after December 1, 
2001. Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal 
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and 
persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  

**Please note new email address: dcroteau at**

David Croteau
Associate Professor | Sociology & Anthropology | PO Box 842040 | 
Virginia Commonwealth University | Richmond, VA 23284 

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