Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Missouri seeks a Visiting Assistant
Professor in cultural anthropology for the 2018-19 academic year who will contribute to
the department’s focus on scientific approaches to studies of human biology, behavior,
culture, and evolution.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will possess the ability to teach a four-field
introductory anthropology course as well as a course on the ethnography of the
candidate’s geographic area of expertise and/or ethnographic methods. Ability to teach
evolutionary medicine, comparative social organization, or introduction to archaeology is
a plus.

Appointment date: The position will begin in August 2018 and extend through the Spring
2019 semester. The teaching load will be 3 courses each semester.

Qualifications: A PhD is required at the time employment begins.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please apply on-line at: Job Opening ID
26898. Merge your CV with a brief cover letter and upload the document in the
Resume/CV section of the application. Applicants should include sample teaching
evaluations and publications. Three reference letters are required and should be sent
electronically to Christine Hudson ( Applicants may contact
the Department Chair ( with any questions about the job
duties. Contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions
about the application process. Screening of applications will begin when the position is
posted and will continue for 30 days or until the position is filled.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and
inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who
are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility,
discovery and excellence.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro
Disabled & Veteran Employer.