The William & Mary Anthropology Department invites application for a visiting assistant professor position in sociocultural anthropology that will begin in August 2019. This a one-year, non-tenure track position that may be eligible for renewal. Our preference is for a scholar specializing in either gender studies, science and technology studies, or linguistic anthropology. Area is open, but a scholar working in the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean, or Native Studies would be welcome. The applicant must have experience teaching classes in sociocultural anthropology and will have a 3-3 teaching load.
Required: A PhD is required.
Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, a sample of written work, a syllabus for an introductory anthropology class, and a syllabus for a topical class. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference.
For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, March 25, 2019. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed and the position will remain open until filled.
William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants for employment.
A Ph.D. in Anthropology is required at the time the candidate begins the appointment, August 10, 2019.
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