Job: Resident Assistant Professor in Medical Anthropology, Creighton University

Creighton University’s Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work invites applications for a non-tenure-track resident assistant professor position. This is a one-year position, which may be renewed for up to 3 years. The position begins in the Fall of 2015. Candidates should hold a terminal degree in Anthropology or closely related field with an emphasis in Medical Anthropology. Geographic specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates who can incorporate both domestic and global perspectives in their teaching. The successful candidate must be willing to serve multiple interdisciplinary programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, including those in Medical Anthropology, Healthy Lifestyle Management, Health & Wellness Coaching, Health Administration & Policy, and Sociology. They should be comfortable with teaching both in-person and online courses that will intersect with a variety of areas, including social and cultural determination of health; food, culture, and nutritional health; socio-cultural perspectives on healthcare; and/or social and cultural epidemiology. Expected teaching load is 4 courses per semester or equivalent.
Centered in the heart of downtown Omaha, NE, Creighton’s campus spans over 130 acres and employs over 2,250 part-time and full-time benefit-eligible employees making it one of the largest employers in the Omaha community. Creighton is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in selected undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Creighton University encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the distinctive educational traditions of the university. More about the University Mission can be found here: More about the College of Arts and Sciences Mission can be found here:  Creighton is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and seeks a wide range of applications for this position so that one of its core values, university-wide social and cultural diversity, may be realized.
Candidates should send a complete dossier including an application form, cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcript (copies are acceptable), teaching dossier, and three current letters of recommendation to:


Questions about this position can be directed either to Laura Heinemann ( or to Alexander Roedlach (