Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Lafayette College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in cultural anthropology to begin January 2018.

We seek candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate education to teach introductory and elective courses in cultural anthropology. The teaching load is three courses per semester. Candidates should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a sample of course syllabi, and the names of three references to the attention of Andrea Smith, Department Head, Anthropology and Sociology via Interfolio at  In your letter of application please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or community service might support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the college’s diversity statement ( Applications should be received by October 1, 2017.

Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate institution of 2400 students. We are committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each member of the faculty, student body, and staff.  All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating and maintaining a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.