Visiting Professor of Anthropology, Amherst College

Amherst College, Department of Anthropology-Sociology, seeks a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology for the academic year 2011-2012. Ph.D. is required. The position involves teaching four courses (two each semester), one of which must be in Qualitative Field Methods. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to supervise honors theses. Ethnographic area and topical specialty should complement those of other members of the Department. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application which includes a list of possible courses, C.V. and the names and e-mail addresses of three referees. To apply online, please visit our website at < href=”” target=”new”> Consideration of applications will begin on June 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.

Submitted by Ted Bestor