The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Anthropology invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Bioanthropology. Applicants must have training in biological anthropology and independent research experience on a specific question within biological anthropology. Expertise in human biological variation, bioarchaeology (particularly hunter-gatherers), or paleogenetics is a plus, but all research foci will be included. The position has a tripartite workload that includes teaching, research, and service. Candidates shall demonstrate excellence in teaching. The teaching load and duties specifically will include a lower division, four-field, introduction to anthropology course (ANTH F101) , introduction to biological anthropology (ANTH F221), anthropology and race (ANTH F225), human biological variation (ANTH F315), other established lower and upper division/graduate courses as needed, and courses in area of specialization. The successful candidate must hold office hours appropriate for the courses being taught and develop and modify curriculum for distance delivery and other teaching modalities. Service duties include: departmental service advising students and other duties as needed, possible university committee service, external professional service (e.g., serving as an academic editor, reviewing papers and grants, serving on grant panels). PhD in Anthropology or related field at time of appointment required. This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC). Required submissions materials include a two-page cover letter addressing training and research interests, a separate two-page teaching statement (courses taught or prepared, online teaching experience, and approach to course delivery and mentoring), a Curriculum Vitae, teaching evaluations or sample syllabi or teaching materials, and Graduate Transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and three professional references with phone and email contact information (references are not contact unless you are a finalist). To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position. Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption by January 18, 2022, or before their start date if after January 18, 2022. Please contact Professor Kara C. Hoover (Search Committee Chair) for more information or questions ([email protected])
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