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Linguistic Anthropology - Guest Faculty 2023-2025

Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, New York
Closing date
Jul 19, 2024

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Position Type
Linguistic Anthropology
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Title Linguistic Anthropology - Guest Faculty 2023-2025 Classification Title Rank Guest Faculty Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track

The Department of Anthropology at Sarah Lawrence College invites applications for a guest faculty position in Linguistic Anthropology for the academic year 2024-2025. The position is half-time, teaching one course each semester (two days on campus per week.)

We seek an innovative teacher-scholar whose work explores the role of language in society. A wide range of research interests will be considered; these can include the study of theories of language and culture, linguistic ideologies and practices, the politics of language, verbal art, language and identity, discourse analysis, sociolinguistic methods of analysis, and interdisciplinary perspectives. We are especially interested in candidates who conduct research in non-English speaking communities.

The successful candidate should have demonstrated excellence, or clear promise of excellence, in teaching linguistic anthropology at the undergraduate level and working individually with students.

Candidates should submit a C.V., proposed syllabi for two courses, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of writing, and two references.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Compensation listed for this position is on a per-course basis, contingent on teaching experience .

Required Qualifications Preferred Qualifications Salary $10,500 to $14,000 EEO Statement

Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.

The college is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For further information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00165P Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin on Tuesday, June 21, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled

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