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==Arizona State University (Barrett Honors College)==
 
*Position: Barrett Honors College seeks to fill a full-time, multi-year faculty position whose primary responsibility will be to teach the first-year seminar. Successful applicants will demonstrate experience or openness to teaching a variety of texts using multiple theoretical/disciplinary/methodological approaches.
 
*[https://exchange.asu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.eoaa.asu.edu/jobop/jobop.asp http://www.eoaa.asu.edu/jobop/jobop.asp]
 
*<u>Qualifications</u>: A PhD in any field of social sciences, (including interdisciplinary and area studies, e.g. African American studies), or natural sciences (including interdisciplinary programs, e.g., environmental science), is required. Applicants with specialties in Asia, Africa and Latin America and/or whose teaching and research engages diverse perspectives and contributes to knowledge about our multicultural society are particularly encouraged. Experience leading discussion seminars is desirable.
 
*Deadline: March 4, 2011
 
 
 
 
 
Why is this here? Is this a linguistic anthropology position?
 
   
 
==[http://careercenter.aaanet.org/jobs#/detail/3494983 Colorado College]==
 
==[http://careercenter.aaanet.org/jobs#/detail/3494983 Colorado College]==
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*email notifying that list of finalists had been made and I was not on it. No mention of number of applicants or number of finalists, but reference was made to an extremely strong applicant pool and that the finalists all have considerable teaching experience. (11/12)
 
*email notifying that list of finalists had been made and I was not on it. No mention of number of applicants or number of finalists, but reference was made to an extremely strong applicant pool and that the finalists all have considerable teaching experience. (11/12)
 
*phone call scheduling a phone interview (12/9)
 
*phone call scheduling a phone interview (12/9)
*campus visit scheduled (12/21)
 
   
 
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==[http://careercenter.aaanet.org/jobs#/detail/3489775 Notre Dame]==
 
 
==Kansas State University==
 
 
Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work invites applications for a nine-month term appointment as Instructor of Linguistic Anthropology to begin August 2011. PhD in Anthropology or Linguistics preferred, ABD considered. The successful candidate will be dedicated to high-quality undergraduate education and a four-field approach to anthropology. Teaching responsibilities include three courses per semester (Fall, Spring), including introductory linguistic anthropology each semester, Language and Culture, and three additional advanced undergraduate courses.
 
 
http://web.archive.org/web/20110718021253/http://ksuanth.weebly.com/linguistic-anthropology-position-announcement.html
 
 
Review of applications will begin May 31, 2011,and continue until the position is filled. E-mail your letter of application reviewing teaching experience, along with evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations), vitae and contact information for three references to the Anthropology Search Committee at <[mailto:ksuanthro@gmail.com ksuanthro@gmail.com]>.
 
 
 
 
position filled - June 13, 2011
 
 
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==Notre Dame==
 
   
 
Position: The Department of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame seeks a cultural anthropologist working at the crossroads of cultural and linguistic anthropology to join our collegial, dynamic four-field department. This tenure-track position is at the assistant professor level, and begins in August 2011. We are especially interested in enthusiastic scholar-teachers who can offer courses in linguistic anthropology, semiotics, expressive culture, verbal art, ethnomusicology, or similar areas. Geographic focus is open, but excellent teaching skills, an ongoing established ethnographic research program, and strong scholarly promise are required. Ph.D. must be in hand by August, 2011.
 
Position: The Department of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame seeks a cultural anthropologist working at the crossroads of cultural and linguistic anthropology to join our collegial, dynamic four-field department. This tenure-track position is at the assistant professor level, and begins in August 2011. We are especially interested in enthusiastic scholar-teachers who can offer courses in linguistic anthropology, semiotics, expressive culture, verbal art, ethnomusicology, or similar areas. Geographic focus is open, but excellent teaching skills, an ongoing established ethnographic research program, and strong scholarly promise are required. Ph.D. must be in hand by August, 2011.
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-Campus visits for finalists scheduled (12/9)
 
-Campus visits for finalists scheduled (12/9)
 
-received a very kind rejection letter indicating the "search is complete." (3/31)
 
   
 
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* request for additional materials, possible AAA interview scheduling (11/5)
 
* request for additional materials, possible AAA interview scheduling (11/5)
 
* AAA interview scheduled (11/12)
 
* AAA interview scheduled (11/12)
* Position filled (1/4/2011)
 
* When were the campus interviews?
 
* My understanding is that campus interviews were in early Dec. But there was a transparently inside candidate. (1/29)
 
   
 
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*request for reference letters (12/7) (x2)
 
*request for reference letters (12/7) (x2)
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*Any new news on this search. Can't believe that it hasn't already moved forward.
 
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*I got a snail mail letter from the Anthro dept. chair dated Jan. 17 asking me to fill out and return an enclosed survey card about where I learned of the position which was conveniently pre-labelled for a New World archeology search. So no news. (x3)
 
*Has anyone heard anything about this search? Was it cancelled?
 
*I was one of the people who received a request for letters and I haven't heard anything (4/21) (x2)
 
*Job filled, offer accepted in April.
 
   
 
==[http://careercenter.aaanet.org/jobs#/detail/3577510 UCLA]==
 
==[http://careercenter.aaanet.org/jobs#/detail/3577510 UCLA]==
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*Rejection email saying that a "first selection of finalists" has been made (12/8)
 
*Rejection email saying that a "first selection of finalists" has been made (12/8)
 
*Crickets out there for anyone else? I was neither interviewed at AAA, nor the receipient of a rejection email. Anyone else in this situation? (12/10)
 
*Crickets out there for anyone else? I was neither interviewed at AAA, nor the receipient of a rejection email. Anyone else in this situation? (12/10)
*-- Yes, I am in the group described above. (12/10) <-- update: On 12/14, I received an e-mail message saying that I wasn't on the list of semi-finalists. (There was no mention of first cut, second cut, etc.; it just said I wasn't a semi-finalist.)
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*-- Yes, I am in the group described above. (12/10)
*-- Yes, I am in this group, too (no rejection, no interview). (12/13)
 
*Rejection email received saying I was not on the list of semi-finalists (12/13)
 
   
 
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*Campus visits for three finalists have been scheduled (second hand info) (12/1)
 
*Campus visits for three finalists have been scheduled (second hand info) (12/1)
 
*Campus visit confirmed (12/1)
 
*Campus visit confirmed (12/1)
*Campus visits completed (1/15))
 
*Job offers were extended to two candidates. Negotiations in progress (2/1)
 
   
 
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*Also know someone who was also requested a conference paper on 12/6 from a senior professor in the dept. Unclear whether it was for search.
 
*Also know someone who was also requested a conference paper on 12/6 from a senior professor in the dept. Unclear whether it was for search.
 
* Following a AAA interview I received a request on 12/7 for my AAA paper from the Anthro dept. secretary on behalf of a senior member of the Pitt faculty. I wrote to the SC chair to clarify and I was told it is unrelated to the search.
 
* Following a AAA interview I received a request on 12/7 for my AAA paper from the Anthro dept. secretary on behalf of a senior member of the Pitt faculty. I wrote to the SC chair to clarify and I was told it is unrelated to the search.
* campus visit scheduled
 
* offer accepted (3/22)
 
* Pittsburgh once again hiring a cultural anthropologist when they would do better with a linguistic anthropologist in the position. Will they ever learn?
 
   
 
==General Discussion, Rumors, Speculation==
 
==General Discussion, Rumors, Speculation==
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In response to post above about the UCLA job: I've heard that, similar to the NYU position, there is an inside candidate. Of course the university requires a search, but it's frustrating to be an applicant in this sort of situation.
 
In response to post above about the UCLA job: I've heard that, similar to the NYU position, there is an inside candidate. Of course the university requires a search, but it's frustrating to be an applicant in this sort of situation.
 
--> What happened to the Notre Dame search?
 
 
I wasn't on the shortlist, but I received a letter yesterday (3/31) indicating the "search is complete."
 
 
--> Any word on the Wake Forest visiting job?? 4/12
 
 
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