Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology at WKU Seeks Instructor in Folk Studies

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The Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology seeks qualified applicants for an Instructor I position in Folk Studies. Teaching responsibilities span mid-August 2023 through mid-May 2024. This position currently is being filled as a temporary one-year position; however, it has the potential for annual renewal in future years. 

The instructor will teach face-to-face graduate and upper-level undergraduate folklore courses, including Cultural Conservation, Museum Procedures and Preservation Techniques, and additional graduate course(s) dependent on areas of expertise, as well as undergraduate courses in support of the folklore minor and the university’s general education program. Prior teaching experience preferred.


  • PhD or ABD in folklore or related discipline at time of appointment required.

Review of applications begins March 1. The window for receipt of applications will remain open until filled.

Learn more and apply through the AFS Career Center and apply through WKU Human Resources.

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