Boston University, Department of Anthropology

Position ID:BU-Anthropology-VSASTP [#24389]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Anthropology / Sociocultural
Appl Deadline:2023/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup* filled (posted 2023/02/22, listed until 2023/08/22)
Position Description:    

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The Boston University Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Sociocultural Anthropology, starting September 2023. The position entails teaching 2 courses each semester, one of which would be AN 101 Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology.  The other two courses would be a course on Ethnicity and Identity, Anthropology of Religion, and/or Culture, Society and Religion in South Asia. The applicant is expected to have an active research program and to participate fully in the academic life of the department, including helping to advise undergraduate and graduate students, attending lectures and symposia, and participating in department colloquia.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. completed by the start date, an active research program and a strong record of teaching excellence. Applications should be received by March 31, 2023.  Please submit a letter of application and separate statements of teaching (no more than 2 pages), research (no more than 2 pages), and diversity (no more than 2 pages), a curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarly writing, 2 sample syllabi (Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology and one other), and the names of three references to Applicants should address any queries to Prof. Robert P. Weller, Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, Boston University, at . In their diversity statement, applicants should demonstrate past/current or future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and/or outreach. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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232 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215