The Global Studies Program at Colby College invites applications for a one-year Faculty Fellow position, beginning September 1, 2012. We seek a scholar with a PhD in anthropology and demonstrated research and teaching interests in the human rights arena. The ideal candidate will have an interest in exploring international human rights policy and its impact on diverse communities and social settings. Subfields may include one or more of the following: refugees and displaced populations, genocide or racial/ethnic violence and their aftermaths, civil war and other conflict zones, environmental and/or indigenous rights movements, religious/ethnic/gendered/sexual modes of persecution, health and social justice and/or the roles and practices of international institutions (courts, NGOs, humanitarian aid), among other topics. The successful candidate will have strong interdisciplinary interests and will be able to teach courses that will complement the existing Global Studies and Anthropology programs, including one section of introduction to Anthropology.
Please submit curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, brief statement of teaching philosophy, and official summaries of teaching evaluations, in electronic format to Professor Patrice Franko at firstname.lastname@example.org; please clearly note GS Job application in your subject line.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning March 15, 2012, and reviews will continue until the job is filled.