Colgate University, Department of Sociology & Anthropology

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Position ID:Colgate-SOAN-VAP [#18164]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Anthropology / Cultural Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Gender and Sexuality, Global Health, Medical Anthropology, Race and Ethnicity
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/02/18, finished 2021/07/19)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Sociology and Anthropology Department at Colgate University invites applications for two visiting assistant professor positions in cultural anthropology beginning fall semester 2021. The positions are for one year, with up to three years possible, pending institutional need. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: medical anthropology and/or global public health; race and/or ethnicity; gender and/or sexualities; environmental and/or climate justice. Geographic region is open; we prefer areas that will stretch beyond existing strengths of the department. Completion of Ph.D. in Anthropology is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Prior teaching experience preferred. Ideal candidates will be able to teach Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and electives in their areas of specialization. The successful candidates will be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. 

Applicants must submit through a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and names and email addresses of three references who will be willing to upload letters on their behalf. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Review of applications will begin March 22, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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