AMNH Assistant Curator Position (Tenure Track)

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York invites applications for Assistant Curator (tenure track) in the Division of Anthropology. We seek candidates whose research relates to issues of general significance in anthropology and who apply their findings to challenges confronting the modern world: globalization, environmental degradation, threats to human health, political conflict, uneven resource distribution, or other problems of societal concern. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in Pacific/Oceania. Candidates should demonstrate a capacity to communicate effectively within their scholarly community and to a larger public and have completed the Ph.D. degree before the expected employment start date (July 1, 2011). AMNH is committed to the principles of Affirmative Action and encourages applications from women and minority candidates. Candidates should submit the following materials:
a) cover letter with name, address and current position and a description of the candidate’s research interests, accomplishments, and plans.
b) list of dissertation advisors, committee members, co-authors and co-PIs on funded grants during the preceding five years.
c) detailed curriculum vitae, complete bibliography, copies of up to five relevant publications (pdf preferred).
d) names, positions, institutional affiliations and contact information for no more than three references.
Electronic submission of all materials is strongly encouraged (submit to anita@amnh.org as “attention, Anthropology Search committee) but may be sent by mail or courier (not fax) to: Anthropology Search Committee, Division of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024-5192. Application deadline, January 30, 2011.

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