Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Job no: 492568
Work type: Faculty
Location: Gambier, OH


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 would 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.

Salaries are competitive and Kenyon has an excellent benefits package for employees and their family members, including domestic partners. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

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. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website.

An EOE, Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates.

Compensation and Benefits

Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.

In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.

We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.

Kenyon is a great place to live and work. To discover why it should be your next home, click here.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It welcomes diversity and encourages the applications of women and
minority candidates. 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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Posted: 2/20/2019
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