The Anthropology Program at Bard College invites applications for a one year full-time visiting assistant professor 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.
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 contact references through Interfolio.com. Applications should be received by February 15, 2020.
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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Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.