Submitted: 27 March 2024
Department: Human Biology
Institution: Indiana University
Job type: Full time
Apply by: 15 April 2024
Application URL:

The Human Biology Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University invites applications for a permanent full-time Lecturer position in Human Biology with special consideration for applicants with expertise in One Health, environmental health, health disparities, aging, or addiction and a record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Although non-tenure track, the position has a promotion track from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer to Teaching Professor. Teaching responsibilities will mainly be in the Human Biology Program, although a split with the Department of Anthropology is possible based on the applicant’s expertise. The IU Human Biology Program is a rapidly growing academic unit with over 600 students that offers BS, BA, and minor degrees. IU Human Biology employs innovative educational practices, including interdisciplinary team teaching and active student research, that promote a holistic approach to scientific issues as they relate to the biology of humans. Faculty within the program share appointments with numerous academic departments across the College of Arts and Sciences, including Anthropology, Biology, and the History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine.

A Ph.D. in Anthropology, Biology, or a related field is required. Area of expertise should have clear relevance to human biology. Candidates should have strong communication and organizational skills, and documented evidence of classroom and/or laboratory teaching excellence. Salary is commensurate with experience and full benefits are included. The expected start date is August 1, 2024. Although a permanent position, the initial appointment is for three years.

To apply, please submit (1) a cover letter describing your educational background, research and teaching experience and current interests, and reasons for interest in the position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching ability; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) a diversity statement (1-2 pages with information and specific examples of past, present and future contributions to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity in your professional career), and (6) the names and contact information for three letters of references. Application materials may be submitted via Questions about the position should be addressed to the Human Biology Program ([email protected]). Review of applications will begin April 15. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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