Submitted: 1 April 2020
Department: Sociology and Anthropology
Institution: James Madison University
Job type: Temporary
Apply by: 20 April 2020
Application URL:

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at James Madison University invites applications for a one year visiting position in biological anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2020. The position has the potential to be renewed for a second year. Preference will be given to candidates with a research focus in human biology, human health and disease, and/or race and human variation.

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology consists of 22 full-time faculty, 13 in Sociology and 9 in Anthropology. The Anthropology program is committed to four-field undergraduate teaching. The faculty are active in professional fields at the national and international level and are dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education.

Teaching duties include a large introductory course in biological anthropology and one upper level course in the candidate’s area of specialization per semester.

A Ph.D. by time of appointment is preferred.  We are especially interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. Candidates must demonstrate their potential to teach in both small and large classroom settings.

For more information and to apply please use the application URL above.

*** If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email the search chair, Rich Lawler, at [email protected].

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