Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Job description

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, seeks to fill a two-year replacement position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level in Sociolinguistic Anthropology beginning fall semester 2019.

We seek a candidate who works in a world area other than Africa or Mesoamerica and whose research/teaching interests complement those of our current faculty. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required. The successful candidate will teach two introductory cultural anthropology courses and one introductory anthropological linguistics course, as well as two upper-level courses in the candidate's specialty, for a total of five courses per academic year. 

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience, including ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) three (3) letters of recommendation; 4) unofficial graduate transcripts.

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website.

Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates. Salaries are competitive and Kenyon has an excellent benefits package for employees and their family members, including domestic partners. 

Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.




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Job No: 492568
Posted: 2/19/2019
Application Due: 4/20/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive