The Department of Anthropology Seeks a Part-Time Lecturer in Social Anthropology

November 21, 2022

Position Description: The Department of Anthropology seeks applications for a part-time Lecturer in Anthropology for the Social Anthropology Program. The appointment is expected to begin on 1/15/2023, ending June 30th, 2023. The position is non-renewable.


Responsibilities include the following:

  • Teaching two courses, as related to the anthropology of Africa and Gender and Sexuality Studies.
  • Academic advising, interfacing with relevant offices of Harvard College and raising awareness of Anthropology across the College. 



faculty, instructor

Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England

Field(s): Anthropology


Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in Anthropology or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.


Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desired.


Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (

Candidates are encouraged to apply by Dec. 9, 2022; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.


1. Cover letter, including a description of teaching/advising experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Names and contact information of three referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.


Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Contact Information: Gilmore Tamny, Administrative Coordinator, Department of Anthropology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138.


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