Assistant Professor - Cultural Anthropology

The Department of Cultural and Social Studies within the College of Arts and Sciences at Creighton University is hiring for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach both foundational Cultural Anthropology courses and advanced courses in their sub-field while developing an active research agenda in the Department of Cultural Studies at Creighton University.

A Ph.D. in Anthropology (or a closely related field) is required by the time of appointment, which begins August 2024. The ideal person for this role is committed to being an outstanding teacher-scholar within a primarily undergraduate institution, and will demonstrate an interest in mentoring undergraduate student-researchers.


  • A Ph.D. in Anthropology (or a closely related field) is required
  • Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of students’ goals, success, wellness, and needs
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations
  • Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others

How to Apply:

Applicants must apply with the following materials attached to the online application AND via email to Mary Ann Danielson, Interim Chair, at

The complete application must include the following:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae

Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to submit:

  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Research proposal
  • All undergraduate and graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial interviews)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation should be attached to the online application, sent to the email above or mailed to: Dr. Mary Ann Danielson, Search Committee Chair, Department of Cultural and Social Studies, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178.

Review of completed applications will begin October 25th, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

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