Beloit College seeks a cultural anthropologist for a one-year replacement appointment with the possibility of renewal. Our preferred candidate will have training in ethnographic methods with a focus in economies of power, such as critical race theory, gender theory, queer theory, etc. Geographic specialty is open. The teaching load is 5 courses per year (2 to 3 courses per semester), and will include an introduction to cultural anthropology, as well as courses drawn from the candidate's research interests. Beloit College has a long history of excellence in anthropological education, and the department has close ties with the Logan Museum of Anthropology.
Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit College is a highly selective liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.
Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for three references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin June 8, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.