The Department of Anthropology at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences for a Cultural Anthropologist. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year, beginning Fall 2018 and will carry the rank of Assistant Professor.

The incumbent will teach a total of five courses, including two sections of Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, a section of an upper-level Culture Theory course, and two additional courses that complement the existing offerings in the department. Ability to offer courses in Medical Anthropology is desirable.

Among the qualifications required for appointment is the PhD degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2018). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.

A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter that includes an articulation of the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) Sample Syllabi ; 4) Unofficial transcript; and, 5) Letters of Reference from three recommenders.

All application materials must be submitted electronically through Oberlin College and Conservatory’s online application process at: