Submitted: 5 May 2024
Department: Anthropology
Institution: University of Tennessee
Job type: Temporary
Apply by: 28 May 2024
Application URL:

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is seeking to fill a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer position in Biological Anthropology starting on August 1, 2024. This position is for one year, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon funding availability, teaching performance, and student demand. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.


Candidates for this position should hold a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related field at the time of appointment, with expertise in forensic anthropology and a strong record of teaching excellence. The teaching responsibilities entail 12 credit hours per semester in biological anthropology. Courses may include Human Osteology, Bioarchaeology, Field Recovery, Forensic Photography, Skeletal Curation, and additional courses of flexible content that serve students in the Anthropology Major-Forensic Science Concentration.

Preference will be given to applicants with prior teaching experience in higher education and those with the potential to teach upper-division courses in forensic anthropology. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin May 28, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates are requested to submit a Cover Letter, a Curriculum Vitae, and the contact information for three referees who can provide recommendation letters via the Interfolio portal at For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Dr. Yangseung Jeong, Search Committee Chair, via email at [email protected].

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university.

Requests for accommodations of a disability should be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity and Accessibility, 1840 Melrose Avenue Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3560 or [email protected] or (865)974-2498. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Investigation & Resolution 216 Business Incubator Building 2450 EJ. Chapman Drive Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 or (865)974-0717 or [email protected].

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