Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, tenure-track

Elon University in North Carolina

Deadline October 17, 2014
Date Posted August 15, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Elon University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant professor level in cultural anthropology beginning in fall of 2015. Ph.D. in anthropology required.


Teaching and research specialization should include sex and gender; additional topical and geographical areas are open. Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellent teaching, an active research agenda, a collegial spirit of service to the department and university, and a desire to mentor undergraduate research. Teaching includes introduction to cultural anthropology, qualitative methods, anthropological theory, upper division topics courses in area of specialization, and capstone seminar. Applicants must also be willing to teach in Elons interdisciplinary Core Curriculum program.


Elon is a dynamic, private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. It has a robust center for international studies and study abroad as well as a Program for Ethnographic Research and Community Studies. To learn more about Elon, please visit our website at


Applications must be received by October 17, 2014 to be assured full consideration. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research statement, and names of three references electronically to  Preliminary interviews will begin at the AAA meetings Dec. 3-7, 2014.


Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

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