University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Anthropology, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in sociocultural anthropology beginning August 2013. Ph.D. required prior to start of appointment. The department seeks an empirically grounded scholar with an active research program, well versed in contemporary anthropological and interdisciplinary theory, whose research addresses the theme of Islam and the cultural imagination. Geographical area open. Submit letter of application, CV, and names of three referees by closing date of December 8, 2012.
Electronic applications encouraged to Anthro_ Islam_ email@example.com or mail to Professor Katherine Bowie, Chair, Islam Search, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706 USA. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants and nominees must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment. The UW-Madison promotes excellence through diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. EOE/AAE.