Tenure-track position in biological anthropology

The Department of Geography and Anthropology in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position in biological anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2016. Candidates specializing in bioarchaeology are especially encouraged to apply. Regional area of focus in Latin America or Asia is preferred.

The Position

The faculty member will teach undergraduate classes in biological anthropology, primatology, health systems, human evolution and diversity, and/or forensic anthropology. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in involving undergraduates in research and/or field activity, an ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment, and enthusiasm for a hands-on, learn-by-doing approach to education, and a commitment to service. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.


Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in anthropology with a focus on biological anthropology or closely related field from an accredited university by September 1, 2016

Evidence of university teaching experience (please send teaching evaluations if available)

Evidence of ability to work with and mentor a diverse student population (e.g., advising, student club involvement, independent study supervision)

Evidence of scholarly potential (e.g., publications, conference presentations, grant development)

Ability to teach courses in biological anthropology and area of specialization