Visiting Assistant Professor of Forensic anthropology/bioarchaeology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applicants for a full-time, one-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Forensic Anthropology/Bioarchaeology (renewable for a total of three years), beginning August 16, 2019. Candidates are expected to teach four courses a year, contribute to the research and teaching mission of the department, and advise graduate and undergraduate students. The ideal candidate will hold a doctorate in Anthropology. Well-qualified candidates will be considered if completion of PhD degree requirements is imminent. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are encouraged to apply. The preferred candidate will be a biological anthropologist specializing in modern human skeletal biology with expertise in forensic anthropology and human osteology. Additional expertise in bioarchaeology preferred. Candidates with evidence of forensics casework and ability to qualify for the American Board of Forensic Anthropology exam will be given preferential consideration. Area specialty is open.

For additional information about the department, go to For full consideration, applications should be received by April 15, 2019. To apply, complete an on-line application at Include in the application the names and email addresses of three academic references. Also upload a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and scholarly agenda, and a writing sample. Inquiries can be sent to: Dr. Brian Bauer ( The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.