Open Rank Faculty Position at Hunter College CUNY


The Department of Anthropology at Hunter College of the City University of New York invites applications for a tenure-line position in biological anthropology at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level beginning in Fall 2018. We seek an individual whose research program emphasizes the evolutionary study of living humans, i.e. Human Biology, including but not limited to: variation, adaptation, energetics, biomechanics, development, and life history, from an explicitly evolutionary perspective. The individual will perform teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise, and shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

The largest college in CUNY, Hunter is a complex institution with 34 departments and six professional schools. Hunter enrolls over 23,000 students, and has one of the most diverse student bodies in the United States. The Roosevelt House Institute for Public Policy, opened in 2010, is located in the recently renovated home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and is dedicated to fostering academic and public engagement in a wide range of domestic policy issues and international human rights.

Hunter College has taught anthropology for over a century with an emphasis on supporting scholarship and teaching in the traditional four-fields of anthropology. Our research-active faculty are at the forefront of their respective areas of specialty and maintain a strong commitment to active engagement with students and the community at large. Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.

For more information, please see our website: For inquiries, please contact Dr. Jonathan Shannon, Chair QUALIFICATIONS • Ph.D. in Anthropology [or related field] • Specialization in human biology • Active field and/or laboratory research program • Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate students

The preferred candidate will have publications in peer-reviewed journals, a record of external funding, potential for student engagement through active field and laboratory research, and teaching experience. The successful candidate should be willing to regularly teach a large introductory course in human evolutionary biology. COMPENSATION CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. HOW TO APPLY Click on the website below and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. CLOSING DATE Open until filled with review of applications to begin November 27, 2017. JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Faculty EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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