Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Anthropology
The Department of International Studies at Hawai’i Pacific University (HPU) invites applications for a full-time faculty, career faculty position in Anthropology at the rank of Instructor/Assistant or Associate Professor for a nine-month appointment to begin Fall 2011.
The successful applicant will teach a combination of 24 credits (typically 8 classes) of courses in the Anthropology program. HPU is seeking a versatile individual who will teach the core introductory course on Cultural Anthropology as well as specialized upper-division courses. Expertise in Native Hawaiian or Pacific Island Studies desirable. Faculty members must also maintain an active involvement in scholarly activity in their discipline as well as service to the department, university, and community (e.g., faculty/student extracurricular activities and program review).
Minimum qualifications: An M.A. in Anthropology or related field. ABD will be considered if degree can be completed within first year of appointment.
Desired Qualifications: Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field and 2 or more years of teaching experience. Expertise in Native Hawaiian or Pacific Island Studies.
The ideal candidate should have a record of or potential for scholarship in their field, a commitment of service to the university and community, and an ability to develop specialized courses in Anthropology that support the Anthropology and related majors. Other desirable qualifications include expertise on Hawaiian and/or Pacific Island affairs; ability to support curriculum and program development for the anthropology program, including mentorship for Anthropology majors and program review and assessment; close links with community organizations; and leadership potential as academic program chair for the Anthropology program.
To Apply: Applicants should apply online at http://www.hpu.edu/employment. Supporting documents such as curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching experience, and description of professional development goals may be submitted electronically as Word or PDF files put together in a ZIP file named with the last name and position number (ex: Jones ####) and e-mailed to HR@hpu.edu. Paper submissions of supporting documents are also accepted at Human Resources: Hawai’i Pacific University HR Department; 1132 Bishop Street, Suite 310; Honolulu, HI 96813. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. FAX: 808-544-1192. Deadline for submission of applications is April 25, 2011.
Department Contact address: Dr. Carlos Juarez, Chair, Department of International Studies, 808-566-2493, email@example.com.
Hawai’i Pacific University is a non-profit, co-educational university accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. HPU is the largest private university or college in Hawai’i, with over 8000 students. The University has a large and vibrant downtown campus, a scenic 135 acre residential campus on the windward side, and an extensive military campus program. Cultural and ethnic diversity are the hallmark of HPU with students from over 100 countries, all 50 states, and all five major Hawaiian islands. The HPU website can be viewed at http://www.hpu.edu. The Department of International Studies at HPU is a multidisciplinary and collegial organization with a global perspective and an emphasis on teaching.
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