Job No: 496688 Position Type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Sociology & Anthropology
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a three-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology beginning in August of 2021 and ending June 2024. Re-appointment for each year will be approved based on performance and administrative review. The successful applicant must have completed or be in the final stages of completing a PhD in Anthropology by August 2021. We seek a scholar whose research and teaching complements the specialties of the department. Geographic and topical specializations are open.
The successful candidate will teach six courses (three per semester), including Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and courses at the 200- and 300-level in the candidate's area(s) of specialization. We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching, research, and service will contribute to the Department's commitment to diversity and academic excellence, and who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.
We will begin screening applications on April 15, 2021. Applications are only accepted through Bucknell's careers site at: careers.bucknell.edu. Required application documents: CV, cover letter, a writing sample, evidence of teaching proficiency (e.g. sample syllabi, assignments, teaching philosophy, course evaluations), and contact information for 3 references.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.