Instructor of Biological Anthropology

The Wright State University Department of Sociology and Anthropology is accepting applications for an Instructor of Biological Anthropology to start August 2015 (with the likelihood of paid course-specific training to begin in July, 2015). The ideal candidate will be a biological anthropologist with demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will teach an established and popular introductory biological anthropology course and several sections of weekly labs. Wright State follows a semester system and this position will include teaching 2 lecture sections and 9 lab sections per academic year. Some opportunities for summer teaching may also be available.
REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have an MA degree in Anthropology (or a closely related field) though preference will be given to advanced ABD students or applicants with a PhD.
Wright State is a four-year public university located near Dayton, OH. The Anthropology program, housed in the College of Liberal Arts, serves undergraduate students primarily from the Miami Valley region who come from diverse academic and personal backgrounds including military personnel, first-generation students, and non-traditional students. As such, the ideal candidate will come from a diverse background and have a strong desire to be a part of our academic as well as local community. Wright State University is a member of HERC ( and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
The following items should be included in your application: 1) A letter of interest describing your experience and research focus, 2) A curriculum vitae 3) The names and contact information for three persons who can provide reference letters, 4) A statement of teaching philosophy, 5) Teaching evaluations, and 6) Any relevant course syllabi. All materials should be submitted electronically at by January 2, 2015 for first consideration. Any questions should be directed to