Submitted: 31 May 2020
Department: Anthropology
Institution: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Job type: Full time
Apply by: 15 June 2020
Application email: [email protected]

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is seeking applications for a full-time lecturer position in Biological Anthropology to begin August 1, 2020. This full-time, non-tenure-track position is renewable yearly, contingent upon evidence of excellent teaching, demand for instruction, as well as available funding.

Qualifications for this position are a Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field, with a special focus in Biological Anthropology, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Prior online teaching experience preferred. Teaching load consists of four lower division courses in biological anthropology per semester. Teaching duties include courses in evolutionary biology and paleoanthropology, with additional courses of flexible content.

Review of applications will begin June 15, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application to Dr. Graciela Cabana, head of the search committee, along with a C.V., and a statement of teaching philosophy. Please also simultaneously request three letters of reference to be sent separately by their authors to the same email address.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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