Boston University – Visiting Assistant Professor

The Boston University Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Biological Anthropology, starting September 2022. The position entails teaching 2 courses each semester, covering topics in primate behavior, methods in biological anthropology, human reproductive biology and behavior, human evolution, and the evolution of the human diet. The applicant is expected to have an active research program and to participate fully in the academic life of the department, including helping to advise undergraduate and graduate students, attending lectures and symposia, and participating in department colloquia.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. completed by the start date, an active research program, and a strong teaching record of teaching excellence. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2022. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarly writing, sample syllabi and the names of three references to and address any queries to Veronica C. Little, Department Administrator, Department of Anthropology, Boston University, at Short-listed candidates will be asked to supply additional statements of teaching (no more than 2 pages), research (no more than 2 pages), and diversity (no more than 2 pages). In the diversity statement, applicants should demonstrate past/current or outline future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and/or outreach. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.