Lecturer Position for Fall 2017 | Anthropology and Education | International & Transcultural Studies

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Faculty Search:  Lecturer for Academic Year 2017-2018

Teachers College, Columbia University


Position: The Programs in Anthropology and Education and Applied Anthropology at Teachers College, Columbia University, seek an individual of outstanding promise in research and teaching to serve as full-time lecturer in a one-year position, AY2017-2018.

Responsibilities: The lecturer will teach five courses in Anthropology of Education or Applied Anthropology; advise master’s students; and participate actively in program administration, public outreach and other professional development efforts.

Qualifications: Applicants should have an earned doctorate in Anthropology. We seek an individual whose research and teaching are of the highest academic caliber and who complements the strengths of the current faculty.

Applications: Review of applicants to the position will begin April 21, 2017.  To be included in the review, please send the following items (in pdf format) to Ms. Lisa Daehlin at daehlin@tc.columbia.edu:

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  • one publication (or unpublished conference presentation)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

OverviewThe programs in Anthropology and Education emphasize 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, visit: 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.