Submitted: 14 February 2024
Department: Anthropology
Institution: Emory University: Oxford College
Job type: Temporary
Apply by: 15 March 2024
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Oxford College of Emory University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor or visiting instructor in Biological Anthropology beginning in August 2024. This is a one-year, benefits eligible position with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years based on performance, ongoing curricular need, and budgetary approval. The teaching load will be three courses per semester and will include multiple sections of a course that presents an introduction to evolutionary processes and biological bases of behavior, at least one section of a lab-based course in methods of bioanthropology, and a course elective that can contribute to programs in anthropology and/or behavioral biology (e.g., primate behavior, evolution of social behavior, bioarcheology). We seek candidates to join our vibrant campus who have a commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse population of motivated undergraduates in a residential liberal arts environment. Required Qualifications:   

-ABD or a PhD in Anthropology by August 1, 2024

-Ability to teach to first- and second-year courses to non-majors within liberal arts setting

-Commitment to undergraduate education

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience teaching in-person undergraduate courses

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching interests and/or experience excellence (e.g., course syllabi, summaries of teaching evaluations, descriptions of experiences supporting your development as a teacher), and the names and contact information for three references. Please apply via Interfolio. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to: Dr. Jessica Ham, [email protected]

One of Emory University’s four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 975 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree. We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community that values excellence in teaching and close student-faculty interaction. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome.

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