Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology

University of Central Florida. Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in biological anthropology. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests in skeletal biology or bioarchaeology, with specializations in any of the following areas: bone histology, histopathology, bone chemistry, and human skeletal growth and development. Applicants’ research area should emphasize interdisciplinary methods with a STEM-focus, and complement those of existing faculty. Geographical research area is open. Besides their area or field of specialty, it is expected that the hire will teach advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in biological anthropology, including graduate-level quantitative methods. Ph.D. in Anthropology required at the time of hire with documented evidence of excellence in teaching, an active research agenda, and the ability to successfully obtain grants. The deadline for applications is December 4th. Qualified applicants must apply through the University of Central Florida Department of Human Resources at: In addition to the online application, candidates should upload their curriculum vitae and contact information for 3 references. Candidates can contact Dr. John Schultz, Chair, Biological Anthropology Search Committee, at 407-823-2227 or with questions. UCF is a currently the 2nd largest university in the USA with over 61,000 students. UCF is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Institution; applications from women and minorities are encouraged.