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Brandeis University Lecturer in Anthropology in Waltham, Massachusetts

The Department of Anthropology at Brandeis University seeks an instructor for the ANTH 144a Anthropology of Gender (4 credits) course in Fall 2022. This undergraduate course examines gender and sexuality as central dimensions of social-cultural life from a comparative perspective. The course explore meanings and ideologies surrounding gender and sexuality, and the ways gender and sexuality intersect with race, class, caste, age, location, religion, desire, subjectivity, kinship, personhood, embodiment, belonging, exclusion, and other forms of identity, sociality, meaning, and power. The course also examines the historical development of anthropological theories of gender, including the evolution of feminist, postcolonial, and queer studies approaches within anthropology. The course fulfills the Writing Intensive core curriculum requirement for undergraduates and enrollment is limited to 25 students. This class meets in-person on the Brandeis campus in Waltham on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:40 pm to 7:00 pm. Candidates with a PhD in Anthropology, or who are ABD and have prior teaching experience, will be given preference. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for two references as a single pdf. A draft syllabus for this or another class the applicant has taught would also be welcome but is not required. The deadline for first consideration is June 30. This appointment is to a position that is in a collective bargaining unit represented by SEIU Local 509. Closing Statement Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.

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