Croft Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology & International Studies

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology (http://socanth.olemiss.edu) and the Croft Institute for International Studies (www.croft.olemiss.edu) at the University of Mississippi invite applications for the position of a Croft Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and International Studies. This is one-year, temporary position beginning August 2022. The teaching load is five courses for the academic year. We are seeking a cultural and/or linguistic anthropologist with a focus on the contemporary Middle East & North Africa.


The successful candidate will be able to teach introductory and thematic courses for Anthropology and International Studies as well as upper-level courses with a focus on the contemporary Middle East & North Africa and have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and a pedagogy that values diversity and inclusivity. Preference is for candidates with an active program of scholarly research and language proficiency to conduct original research in Arabic.


Ph.D. (or advanced ABD) in Anthropology or related field is required at the time of application. Teaching and service responsibilities will be divided between Sociology and Anthropology and the Croft Institute. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology offers the BA and MA degrees in Anthropology and the Croft Institute offers a major in International Studies, one of the signature programs on campus.


If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Jackson, chair of the search committee at jacksonj@olemiss.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Mississippi is committed to equity in higher education and seeks to incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into research, teaching, and service missions. Applicants from unrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.


9 Month

Non-Tenure Track


Application Procedures
Combine the documents into two individual documents and utilize the "cover letter" and "resume" upload feature.

Apply here: https://careers.olemiss.edu

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