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Visiting Assistant Professor

Coastal Carolina University
Conway, South Carolina
Closing date
Aug 10, 2022

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Visiting Assistant Professor Anthropology


The Department of Anthropology and Geography at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, with a specialization in Cultural Anthropology for a one-year sabbatical replacement. The candidate must be able to teach a range of lower and upper-level courses in service to an innovative combined B.A. in Anthropology and Geography, and the minor in Anthropology. We specifically seek candidates able to teach multiple sections of an undergraduate introduction to cultural anthropology course and an upper-level seminar in their area of specialization.


Candidates should hold an earned Ph.D. in anthropology or a related discipline, exhibit scholarly promise, and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, student learning, and inclusive pedagogy. The teaching load is 6 classes over the course of a 12-month academic year, and includes limited opportunities for periodically teaching evening, weekend, study-abroad, summer and distance-learning courses. The salary range is within CUPA averages.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.


Interested candidates should submit: a letter of application that addresses their qualifications and commitment to teaching and diversity, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references electronically at: Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact the Search Committee Chair, David Palmer by email

Coastal Carolina University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages

applications from women and minority candidates.


Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer. Posting Number: F00284P Link to posting:

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