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Bowdoin College’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anthropology at the level of assistant professor, beginning Fall 2012. We seek candidates with scholarly expertise and an ongoing research program in political anthropology, and a strong commitment to teaching anthropology in an undergraduate institution. We are particularly interested in candidates with a research background in either the Pacific/Oceania or the Middle East/North Africa, and teaching and research interests of the ideal applicant will complement those of current faculty. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a course load of four courses per year, including core courses in cultural anthropology as well as courses in his/her areas of specialization. PhD in anthropology strongly preferred; advanced ABD considered.

A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 29% students of color, 3% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural, socio-economic, and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs. For further information about the college please visit our website:

Bowdoin College is accepting only electronic submissions. Please visit to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three people who have agreed to provide reference letters. Review of applications will begin October 07, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.

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