Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Haverford College invites applications for a visiting position at the Assistant Professor level in Medical Anthropology.

Haverford College solicits applications for a sociocultural anthropologist with a specialization in Medical Anthropology 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 Medical Anthropology.

The successful candidate will: contribute towards a new interdisciplinary minor in Health Studies at Haverford; teach core courses in sociocultural anthropology; encourage faculty-student research collaboration and partnerships in Medical 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 May 23, 2013.

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action

In keeping with Haverford College's long-standing policy of non-discrimination, the Board of Managers of Haverford College has established a program of affirmative action. The goal of this program is to attract and retain staff of high quality and diverse backgrounds and to do so without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. In accordance with the Affirmative Action Policy, the College recruits persons in these protected categories as candidates for Haverford positions that become available. The results of the hiring process are reviewed regularly by the Affirmative Action Officer (AAO) to make certain these goals are being met.

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