Forensic Anthropologist

The Department of Anthropology and Museum Studies at Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track forensic anthropologist at the assistant professor level, beginning September 2016.

The new faculty member will be responsible for continuing several aspects of the anthropology curriculum, such as teaching undergraduate classes in biological anthropology at the introductory-level, forensic anthropology, human osteology, and human evolution. S/he will lead the interdisciplinary Forensics Certificate program, and participate on thesis committees in the Cultural and Environmental Resource Management and/or Primate Behavior Masters programs. Applicants must describe their research in forensic anthropology and how students could be incorporated into it, and demonstrate commitment to working in a four-field anthropology department.

Ph.D. in Anthropology in hand and teaching experience as a sole instructor required at time of application.

Screening will begin Nov. 16, 2015 and will continue until a candidate is selected. Applications received after Nov. 16, 2015 cannot be guaranteed full consideration; complete applications received prior to this date will be given priority consideration.
Please see a full job announcement, with required and preferred qualifications, on the CWU website ( All application materials must be submitted on-line through this website.

Central Washington University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity/Title IV employer committed to providing employment opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or protected veteran status.