Visiting Full-Time Faculty Appointment in Anthropology

Worcester, Massachusetts
Mar 31, 2021
Apr 30, 2021
Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Full Time
Organization Type

College of the Holy Cross Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Visiting Full-Time Faculty Appointment in Anthropology


The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty appointment in cultural anthropology for the 2021-2022 academic year to begin in August 2021. The successful candidate will teach three courses each semester: two each semester will be Anthropology courses (these four courses will include three sections of the introductory anthropology course and an intermediate elective in their specialty area) and one course each semester will be expected to also contribute to one of our interdisciplinary majors or concentrations, including Asian Studies; Africana Studies; Environmental Studies; Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies; or Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. The department’s website can be found at




Ph.D. in anthropology (or ABD) required. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.  




      Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of effective undergraduate teaching (if available), undergraduate and graduate transcripts (Ph.D. or A.B.D. required), and two confidential letters of recommendation. In your letter of application, please highlight what courses you would propose to teach that would meet the needs of one of the interdisciplinary programs.


      As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, the College values dialogue among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (see In your application please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service might support the College’s mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion.  For more information, please visit and


      The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to


      Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. For full consideration, please apply by April 12. Questions about this search may be directed to Professor Susan Crawford Sullivan at





     The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.


      Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (


      The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.


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