Bioarchaeologist Lecturer

The Department of Anthropology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position to begin August 1, 2016. This position is contingent upon department staffing needs. The position is for one year, with the potential for renewal for one additional year, contingent upon department staffing needs and a successful review of teaching. We seek a bioarchaeologist who will add to and complement the existing curriculum. The teaching load is 3/3. The successful candidate will co-teach the lectures and teach the labs for the introductory course on biological anthropology and archaeology, teach human evolution, and an archaeological area course. Additional upper-division electives each year will focus on the candidate’s geographical and topical interests. These might include, but are not limited to: bioarchaeology, nutritional anthropology, demography of past populations, mortuary studies, and bioarchaeology of health, disease, violence, and warfare. A Ph.D. in hand by the start of the position is required and previous teaching experience is preferred. To apply, please send a cover letter that addresses teaching and research interests and experiences, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi (no more than 3), and names and contact information (including email addresses) of three references via Interfolio at Review of applications will begin on March 22, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Located in metropolitan Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr has a student body of 1,300 undergraduates, as well as 350 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. The College supports faculty excellence in both research and teaching and is committed to social justice and inclusion in the classroom and in the community at large. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.