TT Asst Prof position – Univ of Chicago/Comp Human Dev

The Department of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek an anthropologist (Ph.D. in hand) who specializes in social, cultural, psychological, and/or linguistic approaches. We especially welcome applications from candidates who conduct ethnographically grounded, person-centered research (i.e. psychological, medical, gender and sexuality, developmental or life-course related topics) in non-US settings, and whose work bridges one or more of the different disciplines represented in the department.

The Department of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago is an interdisciplinary department whose faculty includes anthropologists, biologists, linguists, psychologists, sociologists, and methodologists whose theories and methods cross individual social science disciplines. Research in the department explores the social, cultural, psychological, and biological processes of change that vary across time, between individuals, between societies and cultures, and between species. Please see our website,

Review of applications will begin on¬†November 1, 2015; submission by this date is strongly encouraged to assure full consideration. Applicants must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Career Opportunities website. Applicants are required to upload 1) a brief cover letter 2) a current curriculum vitae and 3) a research statement addressing current and future research plans; 4) a teaching statement addressing teaching experience and philosophy; 5) one sample of scholarly writing (a published article or unpublished paper or chapter), and 6) the names and contact information of three referees. At a later date we may request letters of recommendation.¬†Review of applications until the position is filled and/or the search is closed.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email with their request.