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Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Linguistic, 2-year)
Grinnell College

Date Posted Jun. 13, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Linguistic, 2-year)
University Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA, United States
Department Anthropology
Application Deadline Jul. 15, 2022
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2022
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  • Lecturer/Instructor
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  • Anthropology

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of ANTHROPOLOGY invites applications for a TWO-YEAR appointment in LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY beginning Fall 2022. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests are open to any area in linguistic anthropology.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community and academic department that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by JULY 15, 2022. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application (including a teaching philosophy statement), curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), course descriptions for an intermediate linguistic anthropology course and a four-field introductory course through the exploration of a topic (such as adaptation, kinship, childhood, migration, etc.), and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Brigittine French, at or 641-269-4803.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

  • Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

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  • Professor Brigittine French
    Grinnell College
    1226 Park St
    Grinnell, IA 50112
  • 641-269-4803


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