Assistant Professor – Biological Anthropology – Tenure Track

The Department of Anthropology at New Mexico State University seeks to hire a full-time, tenure track assistant professor in biological anthropology who is broadly trained and with preferred expertise in one or more of the following: molecular anthropology, human variation and health, evolutionary medicine, or neuroanthropology. Ability to teach human osteology and skeletal variation and biocultural perspectives is desired. Teaching experience in biological anthropology laboratory settings is strongly preferred. Strengths in evolutionary theory and research methods are essential. Successful candidates will show evidence of a strong record of scholarship; the development of a problem-oriented research program with potential for securing external funding is highly desirable.
Candidates must have a PhD in Anthropology at the time of application.
Applicants should demonstrate a strong potential for success in both research and teaching. Appointment effective fall semester 2019 for the 9-month academic year.
Applications are only accepted online.
When submitting your application, you will need to upload:
1. Letter of interest
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Unofficial transcripts that show award of terminal degree
4. If desired, you may upload either one article or one book chapter
5. You will also need to provide names and contact information (to include email) for 3 references.
New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; Minorities, Indigenous, Females, Veterans, and those with Disability are encouraged to apply.
Closing Date: November 9, 2018
Benefits Offered: Group medical and hospital insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, state educational retirement, alternative educational retirement plans, workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation. Opportunity for educational advancement. Nine-month faculty are not eligible for annual and sick leave.
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