Assistant Professor of Anthropology: Whitman College-Walla Walla, WA

Tenure-track position in Cultural Anthropology, with expertise in ethnographic research in new media, visual culture and/or digital culture as they relate to global politics and social movements, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Effective August 2015. Ph.D. required. Regional focus is open, although scholarship in eastern Europe/Central Asia or Africa is particularly desired. The successful candidate will offer introductory and advanced courses in Anthropology, in addition to courses that contribute to the College’s general education requirements. The ability to teach courses in ethnographic methods and linguistic approaches would be a plus. The standard annual teaching load is five courses. The College provides a generous sabbatical leave program and professional development support for both research and teaching. All applications must include the following materials: letter of application as well as separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly/performance agenda; curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. In their application, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their pedagogy will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. To apply, click “Faculty” and “Assistant Professor of Anthropology”. Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place at the AAA meetings in Washington, DC in December.

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