Anthropology, Associate Professor

The Department of Anthropology at the University at Albany, State University of New York, invites applications for a tenured associate professor position in Biological Anthropology. The faculty member will serve as director of a large and growing major in human biology and pre-health sciences and offer courses in his/her area of expertise in the major. The successful candidate’s research should focus on contemporary human populations and complement existing strengths in the department. We welcome a research agenda in human nutrition, genetics, the microbiome, or epigenetics, but other areas will also be considered. The regional focus is open. The candidate is expected to have an externally funded program of research in human biology. Some administrative experience is preferred. The position entails a competitive salary and start-up package.

Requirements: The successful candidate must hold a doctoral degree from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization. A doctoral degree in anthropology is strongly preferred. Applicants must possess a significant record of scholarship and have demonstrated ability to conduct an independent program of research with external funding. Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population.

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Associate Professor, salary competitive and commensurate with rank.

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Application Instructions: Interested candidates should submit the following:
• Cover letter
• CV
• List of three references

A review of applications will begin on January 15, 2019 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

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