Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Biological Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in biological anthropology beginning on July 1, 2019. We seek a Human or Skeletal Biological Anthropologist with research expertise in one or more of the following areas: human health, diet, nutrition, disease, migration, adaptation to climate change, and/or plasticity in living or ancient human populations. Candidates should have a research agenda that examines human adaptation and survival amidst social and ecological transformations from a broad, intersectional, four-field perspective. Regional focus is open.

The successful candidate would join a diverse faculty committed to research that examines the intersections of power, identity, ideology, inequality, gender, class, race, and ethnicity. Typical course load is four classes over the academic year. Candidates are encouraged to consider their fit with current department courses and to design new courses within their research focus. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. A Ph.D. in Anthropology at time of appointment is required.

Complete applications should be submitted at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00995
and must include a cover letter of interest describing current and future research and teaching directions, a current CV, copies of up to three publications, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement on potential contributions to diversity, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018, and may continue until the position is filled. Applications and supporting material received by December 1, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is linked explicitly to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.