Visiting Biological Anthropologist

Visiting Faculty, Biological Anthropology

The Macalester College Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one-year non-tenure-track visiting position to begin Fall 2023. This position will be renewable for a second year, pending review of teaching. We seek a specialist in biological anthropology. Area of specialization is open. Candidates should be able to teach introductory courses (biological anthropology, four-field general anthropology); an ability to teach courses in Human Evolution and Osteology is desirable. ABD candidates will be considered; however, they must have their degree in hand prior to August 2023. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of U.S. citizenship or unconditional permanent residency status at the time of hire. The teaching load is five courses per year. Salary and benefits are competitive.

To apply, electronically submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, three letters of recommendation, and a diversity statement (see below) to Academic Jobs Online (AJO) by January 31, 2023. Review of applications will begin February 1, and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Arjun Guneratne.
At Macalester College, diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to our educational mission and values. We are committed to the institutional change required for visioning and realizing a more equitable and socially just college and society. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching students of multiple and diverse backgrounds with attention to structural barriers that limit access to educational opportunities. In addition to the materials noted above, applicants should submit a diversity statement (no longer than 2 pages) that discusses past experiences and demonstrated activities contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in their teaching, advising, and mentorship.
Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, with a population of approximately three million people and home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester College is located in Saint Paul on the ancestral homeland of the Dakota people who were forcibly exiled because of aggressive and persistent settler colonialism. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from all 50 states and the District of Columbia and 95 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.