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Assistant Professor, Sociocultural Anthropology

Yale University, Department of Anthropology
New Haven, Connecticut
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Closing date
Nov 1, 2023

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Position Description

The Department of Anthropology at Yale University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in sociocultural anthropology, with an initial five-year appointment beginning July 1, 2024. The successful applicant will have a research and teaching profile that includes the use of ethnographic methodologies to engage issues in contemporary social and/or cultural theory, broadly understood. Topical and geographic areas of specialization are open, with the expectation that the successful applicant will complement the department’s existing faculty profile. The teaching expectation is normally four courses per academic year.




The appointee must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree or have completed all requirements for that degree by their start date.


Application Instructions

Applicants should submit an application through Initial applications should include a cover letter, CV, 2-3 page research statement, and 1-2 page teaching statement.  Letters of recommendation are not required at this initial stage but will be requested later. Review of applications will begin on September 20, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Prof. Doug Rogers, Chair of the Anthropology Department, at with any questions.



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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