Job Opening - Alverno College

Paul Curtis Smith (pcsmith@CSD.UWM.EDU)
Sun, 11 Sep 1994 17:11:23 -0500

A colleague of mine asked me to pass this along -


Alverno College, nationally recognized for
curriculum/assessment innovation, seeks to add one full-time
faculty member to the Social Science Department beginning
January or August 1995. The College has an ability-based program
offering liberal arts and professional bachelor's degrees to
women in weekday/weekend timeframes. Social Science is a growing
interdisciplinary department of four members with an applied
focus, emphasizing comparative and multicultural perspectives as
well as community involvement.
We seek a generalist committed to student-centered
undergraduate education, with experience in teaching and faculty
collaboration, familiarity with race/class/gender issues in
curriculum development, and research interests primarily in the
scholarship of teaching. Our hiring goal is to strengthen the
anthropological, cross-cultural dimension of an integrated social
science curriculum, in which all courses are interdisciplinary.
Ph.D. preferred, in Cultural or Political Anthropology, Political
Science with an international relations emphasis, Cultural
Geography, or another related field. Assistant Professor rank.
Applicants should be prepared to teach any combination of the
following courses: introductory social science, global studies,
comparative social policy, a model UN simulation, and/or
environmental studies. Send application letter, vita, list of
references, specific evidence of your teaching effectiveness, and
a one-page statement of your educational philosophy to:

Stephen Sharkey, Coordinator, Dept. of Social Science
Alverno College, 3401 S. 39th Street, P.O. Box 343922
Milwaukee WI 53234-3922