Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor Anthropology and Sociology

Kalamazoo College invites applications for a one-year visiting professor starting Fall 2022 in the Anthropology and Sociology Department. We invite applications from anthropologists, sociologists, or geographers. The area of research is open, but a focus on the U.S. or U.S. territories is desirable.

A Ph.D. or ABD standing in Anthropology, Sociology, or Geography is required. Kalamazoo College is committed to inclusive excellence. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose intellectual and pedagogical approaches will be effective in attracting and retaining historically underrepresented students. The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to working with students, faculty, and staff from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. They will also demonstrate a high aptitude for and interest in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to the liberal arts, and the ability to establish an ongoing research record. Salary is competitive and consistent with the level of experience. Kalamazoo College is on the trimester system, and the teaching load is two courses per trimester.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum with educational experiences and civic engagement in domestic and international settings. As such, it attracts students from diverse backgrounds. The College is a member of the Posse Program and home to the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. It is located in Kalamazoo, MI, a diverse and vibrant city in western Michigan and home of the first nationwide city-based college tuition remission program, the Kalamazoo Promise. Sitting halfway between Detroit and Chicago, Kalamazoo is also home to a large research university that shares many resources with the Kalamazoo College community. Thirty-five miles from the beautiful beaches and coastal towns of Lake Michigan, the area also offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Completed applications received by July 15, 2022, will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Please electronically submit: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement on equity and inclusion, a statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, a sample syllabus, and a writing sample in pdf format to application materials .Please direct all correspondence and questions regarding this position to Dr. Francisco Villegas:

Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer.