Submitted: 4 March 2024
Department: Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Institution: Kansas State University
Job type: Temporary
Apply by: 17 March 2024
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The Anthropology Program at Kansas State University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Biological Anthropology. One year position (with the possibility for renewal depending on continued funding, enrollment, etc.) to begin in Manhattan, KS in August 2024.Teaching responsibilities include five courses per academic year, including a large Introduction to Biological Anthropology (taught in fall and spring), and possibly courses on "Plagues" and/or "Osteology."

Minimum Qualifications: Advanced graduate training in Anthropology, or a related discipline, is required. ABDs will be considered. Evidence of effectiveness, or potential for excellence, in research and teaching is required.

Preferred Qualifications: A PhD in Anthropology, or a related discipline, is preferred.

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Please submit one PDF file with the following elements in this order: 1) a cover letter that highlights teaching and research interests and experience; 2) a curriculum vitae, including contact information for three references; 3) a teaching portfolio that includes a brief statement of teaching philosophy, 1-3 sample syllabi, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a tabulation of teaching evaluations, peer reviews of teaching, etcetera).

The search committee will request letters of recommendation later, after advancing to the interview process. Feel free to direct questions to the program coordinator, Dr.Jessica Falcone at [email protected]

Review of applications will start immediately and continue until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by March 17th.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range: $60,000 - $65,000

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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