Submitted: 21 December 2023
Department: Anthropology and Applied Archaeology
Institution: Eastern New Mexico University
Job type: Tenure-track
Apply by: 20 March 2024
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Eastern New Mexico University’s (ENMU) Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Anthropology who will also serve as the Coordinator of our growing undergraduate Forensic Science Program. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. The position entails a .25 administrative release as Coordinator and a 3/3 teaching load. This is a residential appointment and campus presence is required. ENMU seeks candidates committed to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model.

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach a range of general undergraduate and graduate courses in anthropology, forensic science, and biological anthropology Establish a research program that provides practical training and applied and/or basic research experiences for ENMU students Mentor students in thesis and capstone projects Assist with academic planning, curricular design, and program development; program assessment and reporting Assist with recruitment and retention efforts Serve as the faculty advisor of the ENMU Forensic Science Society Engage in scholarly activities Serve on departmental, college and university committees Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements: Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology or related field of Forensic Science preferred (ABD will be considered) Preference given to candidates with experience in the application of osteological analyses in a medicolegal setting Previous teaching experience at the college level preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Commitment to excellence in teaching and willingness to teach using traditional, hybrid or online distance education technologies Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated leadership abilities and/or administrative experience Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills Clear plans for an active research program Knowledge about the analysis of human remains

Preferred Qualifications Teaching experience at the college level Experience teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. Familiarity with Native American groups and NAGPRA applications. Demonstrated leadership abilities

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