Visiting Assistant Professor

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary commensurate with experience
Mar 10, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Bryn Mawr College
Department of Anthropology
Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Anthropology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2021. We seek a sociocultural anthropologist who will add to and complement the existing curriculum. Geographical focus is open, with a preference for the Americas. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: race, ethnicity, indigeneity, environment, citizenship, and/or social movements. The teaching load is 3/3.  The successful candidate will teach two sections of Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology, and four upper-division electives that focus on the candidate’s geographical and topical interests. A Ph.D. in hand by the start of the position is required and previous teaching experience is preferred.

To apply, please send a cover letter that addresses teaching and research interests and experiences, curriculum vitae, three sample syllabi, and names and contact information (including email addresses) of three references via Interfolio at: Review of applications will begin on March 29, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,370 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 21 percent are international students). There are 330 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. The Department of Anthropology includes faculty who specialize in sociocultural, medical, and linguistic anthropology, as well as biological and archaeological anthropology. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.