Postdoctoral Associate in Linguistic Anthropology, Anthropology Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Deadline: May 15, 2021.
Postdoctoral Associate in Linguistic Anthropology, Anthropology Program, to teach the twelve-unit course “Language, Culture, and Communication” each year. In addition, will devote three to five hours each week to the Language and Technology Lab, coordinating a recurring workshop, updating the website, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate research partners.
REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in linguistic anthropology or a closely related field by the time of appointment. The area of geographic expertise is open, though we encourage scholars whose work engages with global languages and cultures.
PREFERRED: research interest in the relationship between language and technology, broadly conceived; experience with both qualitative and quantitative research, including computational methods; and experience with collaborative research and a desire to work as part of an interdisciplinary team in a leadership capacity.
This is a one-year appointment with the possibility for renewal, beginning September 9, 2021.
Assistant Director of Intercultural Engagement for Multicultural Programs, under Dean for Student Life-Office of Multicultural Programs, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA. Deadline: December 27, 2020.
Will report directly to the assistant dean of intercultural engagement for multicultural programs and coordinate existing efforts committed to diversity education and convene staff and students in the development and sustainability of new efforts; increase the volume and visibility of diversity efforts through the OMP and broadening the impact of these efforts; and support MIT’s mission. OMP has a three-prong approach with goals of support, celebration, and education/engagement. To achieve these goals, will focus efforts on leadership and support for dedicated student affinity spaces, including cultural centers and student groups; outreach to and support of students and student organizations; and incorporate social justice education, programming, and resources into the fabric of MIT to support a community of diverse learners within a multicultural context.
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Foreign Languages and Literatures section invites applications for a tenure-track position in contemporary Latin American Studies at the level of Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2014 (employment begins July 1, 2014). Candidates must hold a completed Ph.D. by the start of employment. Preference will be given to candidates with two years of academic teaching experience at the college or university level and clear evidence
of scholarly development.
Teaching duties include mid-tier and upper-level undergraduate courses (some conducted in Spanish, others in English). Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required.
Applicants should have a specialization in contemporary Latin American Studies with direct relevance to research areas such as cultural anthropology; media and the arts; urban, youth and/or popular cultures; ethnicity and diaspora; or Latin American literature and cultural studies.
Applicants must have significant scholarly work that is currently published or in press. MIT expects a highly productive and innovative research program as part of the requirements for tenure.
MIT is an affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups.
Please submit letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation (including one that specifically addresses your teaching profile), two writing samples of published or publication-ready scholarship (no longer than 30 pages each, one in English and one in Spanish), and two syllabi of undergraduate courses (one course taught in English, one in Spanish) that you would be interested in teaching, to be received no later than Tuesday, October 15, 2013, to: