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Resident Assistant Professor - Cultural and Social Studies - Anthropology

Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska
Closing date
Jun 9, 2023

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Position Type
Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
Organization Type
Resident Assistant Professor - (Cultural and Social Studies, Anthropology)

The Department of Cultural and Social Studies strives for excellence in all its programs. We are dedicated to helping our faculty, staff and students discover their talents and abilities and develop them to the fullest, inspiring critical and creative thinking. We emphasize the values of trust, respect for others, inclusivity, and personal and professional integrity in the best sense of the Jesuit educational tradition.

We are seeking a Resident Assistant Professor in Anthropology to join the Department of Cultural and Social Studies, to teach foundational anthropology courses in social theory and qualitative methods. This is a nontenure-track resident assistant professor position with a one-year appointment beginning August 2023 . The candidate will be expected to teach four classes each semester. A Ph.D. in Anthropology (or a closely related field) is preferred, ABD will be considered. The ideal person for this role is committed to being an outstanding teacher within a primarily undergraduate institution.


  • A Ph.D. in Anthropology (or a closely related field) is preferred, ABD will be considered.

  • Evidence of excellent college level teaching.

  • Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations

  • Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others

How to Apply

  • Candidates should submit the following via the Creighton online application

  • Cover letter that includes the candidate's vision of how they will contribute to the university's mission

  • Curriculum vitae

Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to submit:

Original academic transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended (photocopies acceptable during initial application process)

A statement of teaching philosophy

Three letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to the candidate's teaching ability, should be sent directly to the Department Chair, Dr. Mary Ann Danielson at

Review of completed applications will begin Friday, April 21, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

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Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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