School navigation

Sociology and Anthropology


July 12, 2017

Lewis & Clark College, a private liberal arts college with 2,000 undergraduates, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in anthropology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology beginning in fall 2018.

We seek candidates whose research and teaching complement the department’s strengths. Areas of particular interest include:  expressive/material/visual culture (language, performance, new media), critical race studies, globalization and its local frictions. Preferred areas of regional complementarity include:  South and Central Asia, Africa, African diasporas, African American experiences. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary Gender Studies and/or Ethnic Studies programs.

Ph.D. or terminal degree in anthropology required at the time of appointment as a tenure-track member of the faculty. Potential for excellent teaching and research at an undergraduate institution are essential. Usual load is five courses per academic year and may include regular participation in the College’s general education program.

A complete application must include: (1) cover letter of application which includes statements of research interests and teaching experience, as well as a description of how the applicant’s teaching and/or work in the campus community will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) sample of scholarship (published articles, and/or works in progress); (5) graduate transcripts; (6) three letters of recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees).

All materials should be addressed to Chair, Anthropology Search Committee, and must be submitted via Interfolio at Click “Apply” to create your free account. Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the position is filled. Lewis & Clark College will conduct background checks on the finalist.

Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or OCR. The College is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and affirms the educational benefits of diversity. (See


Share this story on

Sociology and Anthropology

Contact Us