Position- Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor (Anthropology) Job Posting

The Department of Language & Cultural Studies, Anthropology, and Sociology at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Anthropology Program, to begin in August 2024. A Ph.D. in anthropology by the time of appointment is preferred. We seek an anthropologist who can contribute to a four-field approach to anthropology. A commitment to teaching undergraduate students and evidence of teaching effectiveness are essential. The new faculty member will be responsible for teaching four courses per semester. Preference given to candidates who contribute to teaching the following courses in the anthropology core curriculum: Native American Cultures, Archaeology and Human Cultures, anthropological theory, and anthropological writing.

Candidates who can contribute to our Archaeology Field School, our online curriculum, and who have a demonstrated interest in and dedication to significant engagement and collaboration with Native American, descendant, and/or Appalachian communities and organizations are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a Cover Letter, CV, one page Teaching Statement, one page Statement of Research, and contact information for 3 professional references.


Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.