Lecturer of Anthopology

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Mar 07, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Anthropology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, one-year Lecturer position to begin August 1, 2017. We seek a sociocultural anthropologist who will add to and complement the existing curriculum. Geographical focus is open, but preferred areas include Latin America and North America. The teaching load is 3/3.  The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology, History of Anthropological Theory, and four upper-division electives that focus on the candidate’s geographical and topical interests. At least one of the elective courses should be focused on a particular geographical area. A Ph.D. in hand by the start of the position is required and previous teaching experience is preferred. To apply, please send a cover letter that addresses teaching and research interests and experiences, curriculum vitae, three sample syllabi, and names and contact information (including email addresses) of three references via Interfolio ByCommittee at https://apply.interfolio.com/41029. Review of applications will begin on March 24, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Located in metropolitan Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr has a student body of 1,300 undergraduates, as well as 350 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. The College supports faculty excellence in both research and teaching and is committed to social justice and inclusion in the classroom and in the community at large. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.