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University of Florida, Department of Anthropology
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Closing date
Nov 29, 2021

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Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Linguistic Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
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Level of Experience
Any level of experience considered

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University of Florida Department of Anthropology, Lecturer in Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Science, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure accruing position at the rank of Lecturer, beginning August 16, 2022, in Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology at the time of appointment. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

The teaching assignment is 3 courses per semester, including Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (ANT 2410), Language and Culture (ANT 3620), and additional undergraduate courses in the candidate’s field of expertise. Area of specialization for this position is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research will contribute to departmental efforts to enhance diversity, inclusion, and equity. Experience in online course development and teaching is also desirable.

This lecturer position is to be renewed annually contingent on funding. Lecturers are highly valued by the department and the university. Lecturers have professional development opportunities, including a well-defined promotion structure, a professional development leave program, and access to travel funds for conference presentations. Although the primary duties for this position are instructional, continued research and involvement in service at the department, college, and university levels is also expected.

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida has 32 faculty, 110 graduate students and 325 undergraduate majors. We are an interdisciplinary unit within a large research intensive university of over 52,000 students. More information on the Department can be found at:

The University of Florida is ranked the 5th best public university in the United States by US News and World Report 2022, with exceptional research, teaching, and a university-wide commitment to diversity. The University of Florida (UF) is one of the largest, most comprehensive, highest quality public research universities in the country. UF is a land grant, sea grant, and space grant university and home to the most comprehensive university health sciences facilities in the southeast.

Applications are due December 1, 2021 and must be submitted online at (1) a cover letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a teaching portfolio with a discussion of new online or classroom courses that you might develop, (3) a complete curriculum vitae, and (4) a list of at least three references. After initial review, applicants who are chosen to receive further consideration will be asked to request confidential letters of recommendation from the references.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The Department of Anthropology particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. Please see for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.  If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


Anthropology lies at the intersection of the multiple approaches to the study of humankind that characterize other disciplines – biological, social, cultural, historical, linguistic, cognitive, material, technological and aesthetic – because of its unique holistic perspective. These multiple approaches are encapsulated in the four traditional subfields that have composed the discipline since its establishment in the 19th century: cultural, archaeological, biological and linguistic anthropology. Anthropologists typically engage in particularistic research (devoted to specific topics, regions, theoretical and methodological concerns) that ultimately contributes to the “big questions” about the human experience.

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