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Assistant Professor - Anthropology (Tenure Track)

Bard College - Human Resources
Annandale-on-Hudson, 90 miles north of New York City
Closing date
Sep 8, 2022

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Position Type
General Anthropology
Full Time
Organization Type
Level of Experience

The Anthropology program at Bard College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2023.

The area of expertise is open, but the program is interested in broadening the program’s conceptual reach, for example by integrating indigenous studies, medical anthropology, linguistic anthropology, gender and sexuality and/or queer theory. The program also seeks candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Responsibilities include teaching on a 2-3 course load in the candidate’s areas of specialization and required core courses in the program, supervising undergraduate senior theses, and participating in the intellectual life of the college.

Bard College is a highly selective college of liberal arts and sciences with 2000 students and is located in the Hudson Valley, 90 miles north of NYC. The successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. For more information on Bard visit


Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field by the start date.

To Apply
To apply, please submit the following on Interfolio by following this link:

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • Publication or writing sample
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Two sample course syllabi
  • Teaching statement that includes how the applicant approaches diversity, equity, and inclusion in their research and pedagogy.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday, September 15, 2022.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.

Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.

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