Assistant Professor, Medical Anthropology

Assistant Professor, Medical Anthropology

Washington University in St. Louis - Danforth Campus: School of Arts & Sciences: Anthropology


St. Louis, MO

Open Date

Aug 01, 2023


The Department of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in the Fall semester of 2024. We seek an active researcher working domestically or internationally to complement a department with a record of excellence in medical anthropology, global health, and related areas. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, a commitment to ethnography, how their active research program engages questions of contemporary importance and has real-world implications, and the ability to obtain external research funding. Duties will include teaching courses, conducting research, writing for publication, advising students, participating in department governance, and university service.

Application Instructions

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a 2-page cover letter describing ongoing research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three referees. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a cognate discipline in hand by July 1, 2024. All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio ( ). Applications received before November 1, 2023, will receive full consideration. Consideration after that date will be at the discretion of the search committee. Diversity and inclusion are core values at Washington University, and we seek to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive.

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