ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ANTHROPOLOGY: The Department of Anthropology, Geography, and Ethnic Studies invites applications for a fulltime, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, with specific emphasis on applied biological anthropology. The person appointed to this position will teach at the lower and upper division levels, including courses such as: Introduction to Physical Anthropology, Human Adaptation, Human Evolution, Bodies of Evidence (lab methods course), Talking Skeletons, as well as regional and topical courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization within biological anthropology. Additional duties may include online teaching and distance learning courses. Other responsibilities include recruiting, advising, and mentoring undergraduate students. Effective teaching, scholarly productivity and service to the University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. This is an academic year appointment and contingent upon the availability of authorized funding. Candidates should have an active research agenda and be able to integrate their research interests with student learning. This may include providing local research opportunities for undergraduates, developing innovative, active learning pedagogies with high-impact practices, and working with a diverse student body, many of whom represent the first generation in their family to attend college. Candidates should expect to develop new courses in their area of expertise to enrich the curriculum, be receptive to exploring connections between Anthropology and other disciplines, and eager to seek extramural funding for research, scholarly, and creative activities.
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