Biological Anthropologist – Open Rank

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Oklahoma, Norman is seeking outstanding applicants for an open rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position in biological anthropology. Our vibrant department has over twenty faculty members whose innovative research programs include molecular anthropology, microbiome, medical anthropology, North and Mesoamerican archaeology, sociocultural anthropology, and linguistics. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Oklahoma offers an excellent benefits program.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in Anthropology or a closely related field by the time of appointment, 8/16/2018.
We are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching interests in human osteology, bioarchaeology, and paleopathology, with a geographic focus that includes the Americas. Preference is given to candidates who complement, expand, and strengthen existing department research and teaching. Successful applicants 1) will have a record of published research or demonstrate research potential, including through external funding, 2) will have the ability to collaborate within the department and across the university, 3) can create research opportunities for students, and 4) demonstrate superior teaching ability at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The regular teaching load is 2+2.

Candidates should submit the following to 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae (with names, addresses, and email addresses of three references), 3) research statement (2 page limit), and 4) teaching statement (2 page limit). Review of applications begins on October 28 and continues until the position is filled.
The University of Oklahoma is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic, and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and Schusterman Center in Tulsa. The University of Oklahoma enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2,700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. Campus resources include the Laboratories of Molecular Anthropology and Microbiome Research, the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, the Oklahoma Archeological Survey, and the Center for Applied Social Research.