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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Haverford College solicits applications for a sociocultural anthropologist with a specialization in Environmental Anthropology, Political Ecology, or a related field to fill a one year (renewable for a second year) temporary appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology. Women and members of under-represented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Applicants should have completed the Ph.D by June, 2013, and have a strong record of research and teaching in Environmental Anthropology.

The successful candidate will: contribute towards sustaining an interdisciplinary Environmental Studies program at Haverford; team-teach a cross-disciplinary introduction to environmental studies; teach core courses in sociocultural anthropology; encourage faculty-student research collaboration and partnerships in Environmental Studies and Anthropology; and demonstrate readiness to work with a diverse student body.  The ethnographic region of research is open.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender identity or its expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability status.  Haverford embraces its responsibility to reflect in its curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition genuine sensitivity to racial, ethnic, sexual, cultural, socioeconomic, and other forms of diversity.  Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College's educational mission.

Please send a letter of application, a CV, the names of three referees, and a writing sample as one pdf to To receive full consideration applications should be received by Thursday, March 28, 2013.

The Climbing Stone, by Peter Rockwell '58, is located outside Magill Library.

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