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Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology

Employer
Lafayette College
Location
Easton, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Feb 15, 2024

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Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Discipline
General Anthropology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
Level of Experience
Entry-level

Job Details

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Lafayette College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Anthropology for the academic year 2024-2025, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate education to teach Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and elective courses that fit within the department’s curriculum and their substantive areas of expertise. Area specialties in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East or South Asia, and topical specialties in theory, urban and environmental anthropology, or gender are welcome, but all areas will be considered.

This is a full-time appointment with a 3/3 teaching load. A PhD is required. ABD candidates with a firm completion date by August 2024 will also be considered. We especially welcome applicants who can contribute to Lafayette’s commitment to greater diversity and inclusion. This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship. 

Inquiries may be sent to Caroline Lee, Chair of the Search Committee, at leecw@lafayette.edu or Carol Werkheiser, Office Administrator, at werkheic@lafayette.edu or 610-330-5184.

 About Lafayette College:

Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts and engineering institution with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Application Instructions Candidates should upload a letter of application and CV to http://apply.interfolio.com/138963.  Letters of recommendation and sample course syllabi will be requested from finalists. Review of applications will begin January 29, 2024. In your cover letter please address how your teaching and research might support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement.

Inquiries may be sent to Caroline Lee, Chair of the Search Committee, at leecw@lafayette.edu or Carol Werkheiser, Office Administrator, at werkheic@lafayette.edu or 610-330-5184.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.

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Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts and engineering institution with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.

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