The Anthropology department and the African Studies program at St. Lawrence University seek a Visiting Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology and African Studies for one year, beginning August 2018. Qualified candidates will teach a required introductory course in Cultural Anthropology each semester, a senior seminar dual-listed in Anthropology and African Studies, and three intermediate-level courses, at least two of which should suitable to be dual-listed in both Anthropology and African Studies. Course load is three per semester; courses should complement the offerings of a four-field anthropology department and interdisciplinary African Studies program. Topical specialization is open, with a preference for candidates whose research and teaching focus on health or environment in Africa. Candidates with PhD in Anthropology in-hand preferred, though ABD candidates may be considered. We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives to their scholarship and teaching.

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Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Review of applications will begin February 2, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to search committee co-chair Shinu Anna Abraham at