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Carleton College, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship in socio-cultural anthropology beginning September 01, 2013. The successful candidate will have a specialization in globalization, sustainable development, or food and an area studies specialization in Latin America, East Asia, of the Middle East. In addition to teaching in their substantive areas, the successful candidate will also be required to teach Introduction to Anthropology. The individual we seek is dedicated to excellent teaching in a liberal arts environment, welcomes opportunities to work with students as partners in learning, and is committed to teaching students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles. Strong research credentials and a promising scholarly agenda are essential, and the successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Anthropology (or its completion imminent).

To apply, visit the Carleton College website: to complete the online application, including a letter of intent, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references.

Carleton College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities.

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2012 and preliminary interviews will be conducted at the 2012 American Anthropological Association Annual meetings in San Francisco. Candidates who have questions about the position are welcome to contact: Annette Nierobisz, Chair of the Department (

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