Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology - Selina Okin Kim Conner Professorship

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS, Department of Anthropology – Selina Okin Kim Conner Professorship in Arts and Sciences for Medical Anthropology.

The Department of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, invites applications for a tenured appointment in anthropology at the rank of Professor to begin in the Fall semester of 2023. We seek an exceptional researcher and engaged scholar, working domestically or internationally, to complement a department with a record of excellence in medical anthropology, global health, and related areas.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate how their research program engages questions of contemporary importance as well as how their work has real-world implications. The successful candidate is expected to work with graduate students in developing research projects and to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Duties will include teaching courses, conducting research, writing for publication, advising students, participating in department governance, and university service.

Applicants must have demonstrated excellence in ethnographic research, as well as a strong track record in attracting external research funds.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing ongoing research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three referees. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a cognate discipline. Candidates should have an outstanding teaching, service, and publication record commensurate with tenure at the rank of professor.

All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio (

Applications received before November 1, 2022 will receive full consideration. Consideration after that date will be at the discretion of the search committee.

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