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Professorial Lecturer - Anthropology

Employer
American University, Department of Anthropology
Location
Washington D.C.
Closing date
Apr 24, 2024

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Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic

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Position Announcement: Professorial Lecturer

Department of Anthropology

College of Arts and Sciences

American University

 

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment for Academic Year 2024-2025 at the rank of Professorial Lecturer. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 26, 2024. Applicants should hold a Ph.D., or have an anticipated Ph.D. completion date before August 26, 2024, in Anthropology. We are seeking an anthropologist who can teach undergraduate and graduate courses centered on Latin American and environmental studies that address inequality, class, gender, race, and colonialism. Term faculty are expected to demonstrate scholarly engagement in their area/s of expertise and participate in department activities and service. Term faculty teach three classes per semester including but not limited to, Anthropology of Life in the U.S.; Race and Racism; Language and Human Experience, and the graduate seminar in Public Anthropology. All courses will be taught on campus in Washington, D.C.

 

Salary is competitive and based on teaching and research experience. Please submit applications via: https://american.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/AU/job/Main-Campus-Washington-DC/Anthropology-Term-Professorial-Lecturer_R996. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vita, and the names of three colleagues who will provide letters of reference. Files should also demonstrate a commitment to public engagement and research excellence. Applicants from historically underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply for this position. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Jean Wogaman, Senior Administrative Assistant at 202-885-1838 or wogaman@american.edu if you have any questions. 

 

The Department of Anthropology at American University offers the undergraduate major, the Masters in Public Anthropology (MAPA), and the PhD through which students can focus on any of the main sub-disciplines of anthropology. For decades, the Anthropology Department has trained anthropologists in all sub-disciplines to address issues related to social justice, social inequalities, and public-engagement in the contemporary world and through its past. Learn more about the Department of Anthropology and its mission at http://www.american.edu/cas/anthropology/ and, learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at http://www.american.edu/cas/. American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital.  For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.

 

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu. American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.

 

American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

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In the Department of Anthropology at American University, our collective mission is to do public anthropology in the service of social justice. Our faculty and students work against racism, sexism, environmental degradation, speciesism, social discriminations, class oppression, forced community displacements, and much else. 

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