Job Posting: Assistant Professor - Anthropology


Item Value
Posting Date 11/01/2023
Closing Date Until filled
Employment Type(s)
  • Full Time
Location Beloit, Wisconsin, 53511


Beloit College invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor in cultural anthropology beginning spring 2024. A Ph.D. in anthropology is required.

Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of excellence in research and teaching at the college level; the course load is 6 courses per year. The successful candidate must exhibit enthusiasm for, and commitment to, expanding efforts of equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in line with Beloit College’s Becoming Better action plan (

We seek an individual who will foster student research and involve students in their professional scholarship, so experience mentoring undergraduates is a plus. Beloit College has a long history of excellence in anthropological education, and the department has close ties with the college’s world-renowned and AAM-accredited Logan Museum of Anthropology, whose collections are available for course development, programming, and research.

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting
the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.


How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references by December 4, 2023, to Professor Shannon Fie, co-chair of Anthropology(

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