Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology

Tenure track faculty position available August 19, 2016. Responsibilities: teach courses relevant to research area and a range of undergraduate and graduate biological anthropology courses, guidance of graduate student M.A. theses, research, and service. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in anthropology by August 19, 2016 with a specialization in biological anthropology focusing on human health, nutrition, and the environment, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and active research and publishing; demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching. Preferred qualifications: experience in one or more of the following areas is desired: human nutritional ecology, gender and health, providing applied, student-centered field experiences in the local community; history of grant development; research interests complementing those of the other members of the department, allowing for collaborative projects. Collaboration with faculty of the university’s new College of Health would also be encouraged.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, copy of official transcript of highest degree earned, and the names and contact information for three references to: Dr. Ronald Hicks, Biological Anthropologist Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 or Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (

The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.

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