Georgetown University, Department of Anthropology

838 14841
Position ID:Georgetown-Anthropology-ASSTPROF_ANTH_JUPS [#14841, JR07717]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Anthropology & Justice and Peace Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20057, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Anthropology / Cultural Anthropology
Peace and Conflict Studies
Appl Deadline:2019/11/06help popup finished (2019/09/26, finished 2020/05/10, listed until 2019/11/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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. Create an applicant profile in the Georgetown application system at


2. Submit the required application materials per this Academic Jobs Online posting.

  • 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

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Georgetown University
Department of Anthropology
3520 Prospect St, NW
Car Barn, Suite 308
Washington, DC 20057

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