Visiting Assistant Professor – Biological Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) invites
applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor to serve 100% time in the 2022-23
academic year. Instruction begins Thursday, September 22 with the pay period and hire date
beginning on October 1, 2022. Duties will include in-person, on-campus instruction of 2 courses
in each of 3 quarters (six courses total). Courses that applicant would need to be able to teach
include a human osteology laboratory course and a graduate seminar of their design. Other
classes that could be taught include: introduction to biological anthropology and other upper
division undergraduate lecture courses such as, paleoanthropology, bioarchaeology, and/or
forensic anthropology. Duties will also include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students,
and participation in department activities. In addition, the successful candidate will give at least
one campus presentation of their work during their appointment and will continue with their
research agenda. Review of applications will begin on August 19, 2022, and will continue until
the position is filled. Candidates who apply by August 19, 2022, will receive full consideration.
A Ph.D. in anthropology or a related discipline is required at the time of the appointment.
Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching anthropology,
including human osteology, at the university level. Salary will be $70,100 for the year.

Applications must include:
• Cover letter
• Statement of Research Interests
• CV
• Statement of Teaching Effectiveness including teaching portfolio including sample
syllabi and teaching evaluations
• Diversity Statement (Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence)
• Contact information for three references
All application materials must be submitted by using the following link:
For more information, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Sang-Hee Lee,

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy ( All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.