Visiting Assistant Professor - Anthropology

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Beloit College seeks a cultural anthropologist for a one-year sabbatical replacement appointment. Our preferred candidate will have training in ethnographic methods and health/medical anthropology with a focus in economies of power, such as critical race theory or queer theory. Geographic specialty is open. The teaching load is 5 courses per year (2 courses in the fall and 3 courses in the spring) and will include an introduction to cultural anthropology, as well as courses drawn from the candidate’s research interests. Beloit College has a long history of excellence in anthropological education, and the department has close ties with the Logan Museum of Anthropology. Interest in using the Logan Museum for teaching and/or research is a plus. A Ph.D. and a record of successful undergraduate teaching are preferred.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit College is a highly selective liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College respectfully recognizes that it sits on stolen indigenous land and aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals who meet the criteria of the described position to apply.

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Posting Date02/10/2021Closing Dateuntil filledOfficeAnthropologyTenure Track PositionNoHow to Apply

Applicants should upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 5/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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