Monday, October 28, 2013

Anthropology Instructor - American University of Kuwait

(Position Code No: 13-701- AUKWEB 10): (rank open) in cultural anthropology. Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate courses in anthropology, and an active research program that can involve undergraduate students. While all geographical specializations will be considered, the ideal candidate will have a research specialization in one or more of the following: gender, globalization, transnationalism, migration, ecology and human rights. A Ph.D. in cultural anthropology or closely related area is required.

Application Instructions:
Application packages are to be submitted electronically to
faculty@auk.edu.kw (attachments must not exceed 10 MB per e-mail). The package should contain the following:

1) Cover letter, detailing the candidate’s specific interest in AUK, and how the candidate’s past experience provides a suitable basis for performance in the position for which they are applying;
2) A current CV;
3) Statement on research and service and statement of teaching methodology, including curricular development that the individual has initiated and executed;
4.) Copies of teaching evaluations if available;
5) The names and addresses, both electronic and postal, of three referees.
6) Two recent publications /two writing samples;

(For large items such as books, please send hardcopies to the Academic Dean’s Office)
Academic Dean’s Office,
American University of Kuwait,
Salem Al Mubarak Street,
Opposite Salmiya Palace Hotel,
Salmiya, Kuwait ).

In completing your application, please quote position code number. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For full consideration, applications should be reviewed by December 1, 2013.

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