Submitted: 8 February 2022
Department: Anthropology
Institution: University of Missouri
Job type: Temporary
Apply by: 15 March 2022
Application email: [email protected]
Application URL:

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Missouri seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor in biological anthropology for the 2022-23 academic year who will contribute to the department’s focus on scientific approaches to studies of human biology, behavior, culture, and evolution. Candidates are expected to contribute to the department research culture by having an active research program and serving as mentors for student research.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching the four-field Introduction to Anthropology course and Introduction to Biological Anthropology with Lab. Additional courses will include both lower- and upper-level/grad courses and will draw on the candidate’s area of expertise.

Appointment date: The position will begin in August 2022 and extend through the Spring 2023 semester. The teaching load will be 3 courses each semester.

Minimum Qualifications: A PhD in Anthropology or a related field is required at the time employment begins.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery, and excellence. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/ Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

Please apply on-line at: Merge your CV with a brief cover letter and upload the document in the Resume/CV section of the application. Applicants should include sample teaching evaluations, publications, and a list of at least 3 references, including contact information, in the “attachments” portion of the online application system. Applicants may contact Dr. Gregory Blomquist ([email protected]) with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services ([email protected]) for any questions about the application process.

Screening of applications will begin 15 days after the position is posted and will continue until the position is filled.

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