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Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropology

Fordham University, Department of Sociology & Anthropology
New York City, New York
$92,000-$105,000 commensurate with experience
Closing date
Dec 1, 2023

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Position Type
Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
Environmental Anthropology, Medical Anthropology
Organization Type

Job Details

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Fordham University invites applications for the position of full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in cultural anthropology. The candidate should have a research focus and demonstrated ability to teach medical and/or environmental anthropology. Strong preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in the regions of Latin American and/or Caribbean. Depending on their area of expertise, candidates may have the opportunity to contribute to Latin American and Latino Studies, African and African American Studies, and/or Environmental Studies. 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment. Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level, and an active program of research and publication, are required. So is the ability to contribute to the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The successful candidate will be located primarily at Fordham College’s vibrant and recently-expanded Lincoln Center campus (in Manhattan), with the possibility of future service or teaching at the Rose Hill campus (the Bronx).

Applications should be submitted online at Interfolio ( and should include a cover letter, CV, writing sample (no more than 35 pages), peer and student teaching evaluations if available, sample syllabi, and the names and contact information for three references. Applications received by December 1st, 2023 will receive full consideration. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Ayala Fader, Search Committee Chair (


This employer does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation/preference.
This employer does prohibit discrimination based on gender identity/expression.
This employer does not offer health insurance benefits to eligible partners.
This employer does not appear on the AAUP list of censured institutions.

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