Assistant Professor of Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-line position in human biological anthropology at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2019, pending budgetary approval. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of application.

We seek an individual with research specialization in anthropological genetics, epigenetics and/or epidemiology, who works with contemporary living populations. Teaching responsibilities will include two courses in the fall term and two courses in the spring term, at undergraduate and graduate levels. The applicant will be expected to develop courses that reflect her/his area of expertise in anthropological genetics, the human life cycle, and/or environment and health. Geographic specialization is open. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program, advise and mentor students, and contribute to departmental and university administration.
The online application must include a cover letter that discusses the candidate’s research expertise, teaching and pedagogical approaches. The application must also include a diversity statement, CV and the names and contact information of three referees.

For full consideration applications must be received by November 1, 2018 when review of the applications will begin. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of minority groups under-represented in academia, veterans, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.