Anthropology Department Biological Anthropologist Lecturer

Anthropology Department Biological Anthropologist Lecturer Search

University of New Hampshire, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a (benefits eligible) Lecturer position in biological anthropology beginning fall semester 2016. We seek a broadly trained biological anthropologist for our small department who is prepared to teach undergraduate classes, including biological anthropology and human evolution at the introductory level, forensic anthropology, and topical courses in their area of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability to teach across subfields, especially archaeology or medical anthropology. This is a one-year term Lecturer position (with the possibility of renewal) and requires teaching 3 undergraduate courses a semester. Geographic area of expertise is open.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduate level degree (minimum M.A.) in anthropology with a focus on biological anthropology or closely related field. Ability to teach introductory biological anthropology, forensic anthropology, and broadly appealing topic courses (based on prior teaching experience, research experience, and/or coursework); evidence of teaching effectiveness (ideally with at least one course as sole instructor); desire and ability to contribute to the growth and excellence of an undergraduate-only program and strengthen links among departmental interests and teaching in archaeology, biological anthropology, and medical anthropology; and desire and ability to educate anthropology students with either academic or applied career goals.

Salary: Starting salary according to the terms in the collective bargaining agreement.

Please send via email: curriculum vita, letter of interest discussing areas of expertise, prospective courses and syllabi, student evaluations and other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the contact information of three referees to Lecturer Search Committee Chair, Dr Eleanor Harrison- Buck, Department of Anthropology c/o Anthropology Administrative Assistant, Carolyn Stolzenburg ( in pdf format. The deadline for applications is rolling beginning March 31, 2016 until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted via Skype.

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