Tenure-Track Professor of Race and Inequality in the United States

Massachusetts, United States
19 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Feb 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time


Faculty of Arts and Sciences



Position Description

The Anthropology Department of Harvard University seeks to make a tenure-track appointment (Assistant Professor) in the social anthropology of race and inequality in the United States.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates will be expected to advance the scholarship and teaching of topics related to this area of research, as well as to contribute meaningfully to the intellectual life of the Anthropology Department and the university. In addition to teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students, the successful candidate will be expected to continue to pursue an active agenda of research and publication.

Additional Qualifications

The appointment will begin on July 1, 2019. Candidates are required to have a doctorate in hand at the time of appointment, and a record of research, publications and teaching commensurate with the level of appointment.

Special Instructions

  • Applicants should submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/hr/postings/8805) by February 24, 2019.
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
  • Research statement
  • Names and contact information for three referees

Contact Information

Chair, Race and Inequality in the U.S. Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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