Assistant Professor – Biological/Physical Anthropology

GRINNELL COLLEGE – ANTHROPOLOGY – TENURE-TRACK POSITION (START FALL 2019). GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in biological/physical anthropology beginning Fall 2019. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests are open to any area in the subfield. Teaching areas will include an introductory four-fields topics course (such as adaptation, kinship, childhood, migration), intermediate courses in biological/physical anthropology, and seminars in biological/physical anthropology. We are particularly interested in candidates who have competency in teaching statistical methods, which may be a regular part of the teaching rotation, and who can incorporate students into their research. Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by December 1, 2018. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), titles and course descriptions for 4 courses, (1 for a four-fields introductory course and 3 at advanced levels in biological/physical anthropology), a diversity statement, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Associate Professor J. MONTGOMERY (Monty) ROPER, at [] or 641-269-3017.

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