Southern Illinois University Edwardsville: Assistant Professor in Anthropology

The Anthropology Department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor, continuing academic year appointment. Specialization in in bioarchaeology, skeletal biology, or forensic anthropology. Teaching would include a field course to be taught in proximity to SIUE, as well as contributions to forensic sciences and archaeology curricula. Expectations of quality undergraduate teaching and mentorship, research, and service. Ph.D. required at time of employment, beginning August 2016. Persons who have not completed all degree requirements by the beginning of the contract period may be considered for a one-year term interim appointment at the rank of instructor. Salary is commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience.

Review of applications will begin in October 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Send vita, transcripts, contact information for three references, and letter of application with statements of teaching interests/philosophy and research interests to: Anthropology Chair, Box 1451, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1451. Inquiries may be directed to Jennifer Rehg (

SIUE is a state university – benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

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