Cultural Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of medical anthropology, beginning July 1, 2023.

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Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Duke University

Position Type: Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Durham, NC 27708
Subject Area: Cultural Anthropology
Appl Deadline: October 15, 2022

The Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of medical anthropology, beginning July 1, 2023. Area of expertise is open.

The successful candidate should have a strong and ethnographically grounded research program, a commitment to innovative undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentorship, and the potential to build bridges with relevant units across the university. All requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed by July 1, 2023.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunities without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas --an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all community members feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


Employment at Duke University is contingent upon the successful candidate's compliance with the University's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. This Policy states that all faculty and staff must have or obtain a Covid-19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved. The employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

Application Materials Required by October 15, 2022: Please submit the following materials online at ( to complete your application:

· Cover letter detailing research and teaching plans
· Curriculum Vitae
· Writing Sample
· Names and Contact Information of 3 References

Further Info:

For inquiries, please contact the Department Administrator for Cultural Anthropology, Pat Bodager:
Campus Box 90091
Durham, NC 27708