Faculty Employment

Job Posting:

Lecturer in Anthropology -- one course, Fall 2022

The Department of Anthropology seeks a Lecturer to teach ANTH 144 Anthropology of Gender (4 credits) in Fall 2022.

This undergraduate course examines gender and sexuality as central dimensions of social-cultural life from a comparative perspective. The course explore meanings and ideologies surrounding gender and sexuality, and the ways gender and sexuality intersect with race, class, caste, age, location, religion, desire, subjectivity, kinship, personhood, embodiment, belonging, exclusion, and other forms of identity, sociality, meaning, and power. The course also examines the historical development of anthropological theories of gender, including the evolution of feminist, postcolonial, and queer studies approaches within anthropology. The course fulfills the Writing Intensive core curriculum requirement for undergraduates and enrollment is limited to 25 students.

This class meets in-person on the Brandeis campus in Waltham on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:40 pm to 7:00 pm.

Candidates with a PhD in Anthropology, or who are ABD and have prior teaching experience, will be given preference. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for two references. A draft syllabus for this or another class the applicant has taught would also be welcome but is not required. The deadline for first consideration is June 30.

How to Apply:

Interested individuals should submit a single PDF with cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for two references through our applicant portal at http://www.brandeis.edu/humanresources/jobs/external.html. Elect option for "New Applicant." Sort the job listing by clicking the Job ID column heading. Locate the desired job listing (R0006364 Lecturer in Anthropology). Click the job title and then Apply Now.

For questions, contact Laurel Carpenter, Senior Academic Administrator, Department of Anthropology, at lcarpent@brandeis.edu.

Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly diverse student population to apply.