Visiting Assistant Professor

Sewanee, Tennessee
Salary commensurate with experience
Apr 06, 2021
May 06, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Sewanee: The University of the South seeks a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology to begin August 1, 2021.

We seek an anthropologist with a specialty in Ecological Anthropology, Environmental Justice, or Public Health. The selected candidate would teach three upper division courses in their specialty and three sections of Introduction to Cultural Anthropology. Geographic area is open. A Ph.D. in hand by the start of the position and previous teaching experience is preferred. Also preferred are qualified candidates whose research and teaching interests would contribute to Sewanee’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives to broaden the pedagogical activities of the University.

To apply, please send a cover letter that addresses teaching and research interests and experiences, a curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, and names and contact information (including email addresses) of two references to Kristen Godsey, Assistant for Finance & Administration, at Review of applications begins April 15th, but applications will be reviewed after that date until the position is filled. Please contact Celeste Ray at with any questions.

The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish.  

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