Adjunct in Cultural Anthropology

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Feb 25, 2021
Mar 27, 2021
Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Part Time
Organization Type

Dickinson College’s Department of Anthropology and Archaeology is seeking a recent Ph.D. or ABD in cultural anthropology to teach four courses, two sections of cultural anthropology and two electives in their area of expertise (one of each per semester), in the 2021-2022 academic year. Elective courses could potentially contribute to Africana Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, or Health Studies. The position will come with salary per course and contributions to commuter costs, if necessary.

Dickinson’s Department of Anthropology and Archaeology has 20 anthropology majors and 18 archaeology majors, with six full-time faculty with research interests in cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and archaeology and conducting research in North America, South America, East Asia, East Africa, and the Mediterranean. We emphasize student engagement in research through our methods and areas of expertise in courses incorporating our three laboratories—biological anthropology, environmental archaeology, and Mediterranean archaeology.

Please apply to with a letter of interest and CV that includes names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin March 29th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Maria Bruno, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, Dickinson College, via

Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with 2300 students.  It is located 20 minutes west of Harrisburg and is a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC and Philadelphia.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate.