Visiting Assistant Professor

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Mar 15, 2023
Apr 14, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Bryn Mawr College

Department of Anthropology

Visiting Assistant Professor



The Department of Anthropology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a benefits-eligible one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2023. We seek a sociocultural anthropologist who will add to and complement the existing curriculum. Geographical focus is open. The teaching load is 3/2. The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology and four courses that focus on the candidate’s geographical and topical interests, possibly including a college seminar for first-year students. A Ph.D. in hand by the start of the position is required and previous teaching experience is preferred.


To apply, please submit a cover letter that addresses teaching and research interests and experiences, curriculum vitae, three sample syllabi, and names and contact information (including email addresses) of three references via Interfolio at: Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.


Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,421 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 15 percent are international students). There are 353 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.


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