Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Illinois State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professorship in anthropology beginning August 16, 2019. We seek a biological anthropologist with the ability to teach introduction to biological anthropology and upper-level courses in their area of expertise. A Ph.D. in anthropology or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate will have an established record of research and teaching. Research specialization is open, however we seek candidates with the ability to integrate undergraduate and masters-level students into their active research agenda.

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and people of color are encouraged to apply.

Application review will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, please attach the following to this posting by September 30, 2018:

1. An online faculty application
2. A curriculum vita
3. Names and contact information for three academic references
4. Examples of scholarly work (listed as “writing sample” in the document section)
5. A teaching portfolio (listed as “other” in the document section of the application) including a teaching philosophy statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement of mentoring a diverse student body.