Lecturer in Anthropology

The Boise State University Anthropology Department seeks outstanding candidates to fill one position for a Lecturer in Anthropology. We are seeking candidates with research and teaching interests in human biology, primatology, biomedical anthropology, human behavioral ecology, environmental anthropology, quantitative anthropology or any related areas of specialization in applied, biological, or cultural anthropology.

The regional focus of research is open. We encourage candidates to demonstrate how their methodological and analytical skills complement and contribute to the department’s focus on human adaptation, ecology, and evolution. In addition to teaching, duties include advising and mentoring students and participating in shared departmental service obligations at the college and university levels. Boise State University seeks a candidate who is highly motivated in promoting cultural competency and/or diversity in their chosen field of expertise.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Teach introductory and upper division Anthropology classes
• Advising and mentoring students
• Participate in shared departmental service obligations

The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Ability to teach introductory anthropology courses, such as Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, and Evolution and Human Behavior, as well as upper division courses in their area of expertise.
• Ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity in their chosen field of expertise.

Minimum Qualifications
• Ph.D. in Anthropology, or a Master’s degree with four years of contractual experience
• Interest, experience and/or ability to promote cultural competency, diversity and/or inclusive excellence

Preferred Qualifications
• Demonstrated professional development in teaching
• Publication history in anthropology

Required Application Materials
Please submit: 1) a cover letter indicating your interest and how you meet required/preferred qualifications for this position; 2) a CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and professional service; 3) the names and email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation; 4) a statement of current research that includes an assessment of the impact of your research; and 5) documentation of teaching experience, including summaries of teaching evaluation and a statement reflecting on your teaching. For any questions, please contact John Ziker, Department Chair: jziker@boisestate.edu.

Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at HTTPS://HRS.BOISESTATE.EDU/BENEFITS/.