Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology

Posted: 2/21/2017 (Employment)

The Anthropology Department at Skidmore College invites applications for up to two one-year, full-time visiting assistant professor positions in cultural anthropology. The position begins September 2017. The College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community, particularly through their inclusive teaching. We seek a broadly trained cultural anthropologist with fieldwork experience in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, South Asia or another geographic area that complements existing faculty expertise in East Asia, Latin America, and North America. We seek candidates with topical interests that complement existing department offerings, including environment, gender and sexuality, linguistics, medical anthropology, and religion. The position requires teaching 3 courses each semester, including Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, as well as upper-level geographic and topical courses. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, active scholarship and fieldwork, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college. Successful applicants will have experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and should highlight any specific knowledge and skills related to building an inclusive educational environment in their application materials. PhD required at time of appointment.

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Deadline: 03/15/2017

Location: Skidmore College