Visiting Assistant Professor Spring 2015

The Department of Anthropology at NMSU seeks to hire a visiting assistant professor in biological anthropology, with preferred expertise in human biological variation and health, evolutionary medicine, or primatology. Strengths in evolutionary theory and research methods are essential with teaching experience in biological anthropology laboratory settings strongly preferred. This position will be for a period of 6 months and will be a full-time term appointment, extending January 2 through June 30, 2015. Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching at he undergraduate and MA level by listing prior teaching and outreach experience on the Curriculum Vitae. The successful candidate will teach four courses: 1) Human’s Place in Nature”: an introduction to biological anthropology, a lower division general education lab science requirement, 2) Teach and supervise graduate laboratory teaching assistants for the corresponding suite of lower division laboratory sections, 3) and upper division undergraduate course aligned with an area of interest listed above, and 4) a graduate (MA level) course focused on the candidate’s research specialization. Responsibilities also include but are not limited to advising graduate and undergraduate student research projects, course preparation, and assistance in organizing human and non-human primate skeletal collections and laboratory. Completion of PhD required. Closing date: 31 October 2014. To apply, please visit Position #T98768. When submitting your application you will need to upload a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts that show award of terminal degree, and names and contact information for at least 3 references.