Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Marquette University

Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Biological/Biocultural/Medical)

Department: Department of Social and Cultural Sciences

Institution: Marquette University

Job type: Tenure-track

Apply by: 21 October 2019

Application URL:


Job Description

The Department of Social and Cultural Sciences seeks an anthropologist with expertise in biosocial/biocultural anthropology to contribute to both our anthropology program and the university’s developing curriculum in Race, Ethnicity, and Indigenous Studies. The candidate will teach required and elective courses in the anthropology major. The ability to develop elective courses that bridge anthropology and Race, Ethnicity, and Indigenous Studies, and/or another major in Social and Cultural Sciences (Social Welfare and Justice, Criminology and Law Studies, and Sociology) is considered a plus. Research and geographic specializations are open, but program priorities include, race, racism and health inequalities; indigenous and/or migrant health; epidemiology; genomics/epigenetics; urban ecologies; public health; environmental justice; feminist science studies; state violence; and health and human rights, particularly through molecular, genetic, and osteological methods.

Successful applicants will have a PhD in Anthropology with specialization in either Biological Anthropology or Medical Anthropology; evidence of an active research program; and a record of teaching effectiveness. ABD will be considered with expected degree conferral by end of 2020.


All applications for this position must be received through Marquette University’s electronic recruiting system at the application URL, and detailed instructions for materials to submit are found there.

The deadline for applications is October 21, 2019. the Search Committee will conduct a first round of interviews via video-conferencing November 11-13.

Marquette University

Marquette University, an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, is a Jesuit, Catholic university with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our campus is located in downtown Milwaukee, WI, a racially diverse city with convenient access to many government, private, and non-profit agencies, and ripe with opportunities for community engagement and research. Find out more about the city at We seek candidates who can contribute to the University Mission, a statement of which can be found at Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.