Submitted: 27 July 2023
Department: Anthropology
Institution: California State University San Bernardino
Job type: Tenure-track
Apply by: 15 December 2023
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California State University, San Bernardino invites applications from a diverse group of qualified candidates for a tenure track position in the Department of Anthropology specializing in Biological Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2024.

The primary responsibilities of the successful applicant will be to teach undergraduate courses in Anthropology, teach and advise graduate students in the MA in Applied Archaeology program, conduct and publish research, and engage in required service activities. Ongoing research projects with the capacity to involve undergraduate and graduate students are especially desirable.

The successful applicant will focus on the African diaspora from biological, biocultural, or bioarchaeological perspectives. Preferred research specializations include one or more of the following: geographic origins, population genetics, environmental justice, embodied legacies of colonialism and enslavement, biological impacts of structural racism, decolonizing historical processes, critical approaches to race and inequality, and health disparities. The applicant’s preferred geographical focus is the Western Hemisphere.

There is an expectation that the candidate will be qualified to teach the following preexisting GE courses: ANTH 1001 (Introduction to Biological Anthropology) and ANTH 3500 (The Race Concept in Biological Anthropology). Additionally, the candidate should be able to teach our existing required class on human origins (ANTH 3501) and our osteology laboratory course (ANTH 4501L) with minimal preparation. The candidate is also expected to develop one or more courses relating to their research specialization which may be at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.

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