Job: Anthropology Department, Southern Illinois University

The Anthropology Department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in cultural anthropology, continuing academic year appointment. Preferred focus in community development, applied, or medical anthropology, working with minority, underrepresented, or immigrant populations. Teaching includes introductory and advanced anthropology courses and field experiences (local and/or abroad), and student projects and internships. Expectations of quality undergraduate teaching and mentorship, research, and service. Ph.D. required at time of employment, beginning August 2017.  Persons who have not completed all degree requirements by the beginning of the contract period may be considered for a one-year term interim appointment at the rank of instructor. Salary is commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience.


Review of applications will begin in October 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  Email vita, copies of transcripts, contact information for three references, and letter of application with explanation of teaching interests/philosophy and research interests to Inquiries may be directed to Jennifer Rehg (


SIUE is a state university – benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.


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