Visiting Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology

Bard College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 06, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Bard College, a liberal arts college on the Hudson River, is a private institution working in the public interest.

The Anthropology Program at Bard College invites applications for a one year full-time visiting Assistant Pprofessor position in Cultural Anthropology.

Duties will include teaching advanced and introductory undergraduate courses, advising senior projects, and participating in the intellectual life of the college. Bard is a small liberal arts college located 90 miles north of New York City in the Hudson Valley with a strong tradition of progressive education and academic, literary, and artistic innovation.

Areas of specialization are open, but preference will be given to candidates with geographic specialization in the Caribbean, South America, and United States (including Native American communities). We are particularly interested in candidates who can offer classes in one or more of the following areas: medical anthropology, language and culture, critical indigenous studies, sexuality, and/or anthropology of the body. Candidates should provide evidence of excellence in teaching, ethnographic research, and social theory.

Only PhD or advanced ABD candidates will be given serious consideration. Candidates should provide evidence of excellence in teaching, ethnographic research, and social theory.

Please submit curriculum vitae, cover letter describing research and teaching interests, teaching statement, and the names of three references through at: . Applications should be received by February 15.

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.

Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.


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