Lecturer Position for Fall 2016 | Anthropology and Education | International & Transcultural Studies

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In the Department of International & Transcultural Studies

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Teachers College, Columbia University

March 30, 2016

Position: The Programs in Anthropology and Education and Applied Anthropology at Teachers College, Columbia University, are looking for a 1-year full-time lecturer.  We seek an individual of outstanding promise in research and teaching.

Responsibilities: Teach five courses in Anthropology of Education or Applied Anthropology. Advise master’s students. Participate actively in program administration, public outreach and other professional development efforts.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in anthropology. We seek an individual whose research and teaching are of the highest academic caliber and who complement the strengths of the current faculty.

How to apply: Review of applicants to the position will begin April 21, 2016.  To be considered for the position, please send:

. a letter of interest
. curriculum vitae
. one publication (or unpublished conference presentation)
. the names and contact information of three academic references

Send these 4 items electronically to:

Ms. Lisa Daehlin


Overview of the Programs: The program in Anthropology and Education emphasizes theories of education and their uses in the analysis and planning of educational efforts in and out of schools, in the United States and around the world. The program in Applied Anthropology, a joint program with the Department of Anthropology at Columbia, emphasizes the application of the method and theory of anthropology to the analysis and solution of practical problems, including efforts to transform programs, policies and practice in areas such as schooling, international development, rural development, community development, social work, law, environmental management, psychology, governance and policy evaluation, medicine, and public health.

For more information:  http://www.tc.columbia.edu/its/Anthro/

Teachers College as an institution is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment. In offering education, psychology, and health studies, the College is committed to providing expanding employment opportunities to persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities in its own activities and in society.