Assistant Professor - Department of Anthropology and Justice and Peace Studies Program

Washington D.C.
Sep 27, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor - Department of Anthropology and Justice and Peace Studies Program

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


The Department of Anthropology and the Justice and Peace Studies Program at Georgetown University invite applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant level to begin in August 2020.

The tenure home for this appointment will be in the Department of Anthropology and a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology is required prior to the appointment start date. We are seeking a candidate whose research and teaching complement the existing strengths of these two units. The issue and geographic area are open, but we encourage candidates whose research substantively intersects with questions of racial justice to apply. Candidates must show strong promise of excellence in research as well as teaching.

This is a 2-part application process. For your application to be fully considered, the following must be completed by November 3, 2019:

1. Click Apply and follow the on-screen instructions to create an applicant profile in the Georgetown application system. Please review the step-by-step guide for completing Part 1.

2. Submit the required application materials below per the instructions on the Academic Jobs Online posting for this position found at
  • Cover letter that addresses research and teaching in both Anthropology and Justice and Peace Studies (current and future)
  • CV
  • Writing sample
  • Names and contact information for 3 references

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