Lecturer in Anthropology

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Waltham, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: FullTime

The Department of Anthropology at Brandeis University seeks to hire a full-time Lecturer in Sociocultural Anthropology to teach five courses spread over the fall 2024 and spring 2025 semesters. The position may also include some advising of MA students on their masters’ papers.

Courses taught will reflect the candidate’s areas of ethnographic expertise, but could include: Ethnographic Fieldwork Methods (at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels); Anthropology of Gender; Economies and Culture; Anthropology of Development; Business, Culture, and Society; Work and Labor in Global Context; Race and Ethnicity: Anthropological Perspectives; Anthropology of Religion; Myth and Ritual; Culture and Mental Illness; Anthropology of Death and Dying; Aging in Cross-Cultural Perspective; Science and Technology Studies; Digital Cultures; Anthropology of Social Media; Language, Culture and Society: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology; Language in American Life; or a seminar in the candidate’s own area/s of expertise.

Candidates must have strong training in sociocultural anthropology and previous teaching experience with strong teaching evaluations. PhD in hand by the start of the fall semester is preferred.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations and the names of two references in a single document through our applicant portal.

Application review will begin February 20 and will remain open until filled.

For questions, contact Laurel Carpenter, Senior Academic Administrator, Department of Anthropology, at [email protected] or Sarah Lamb, Department Chair, at [email protected] .

Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly diverse student population to apply.



Closing Statement

Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.



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