Faculty, Forensic Anthropologist

Forensic Anthropologist, Faculty

Boston University School of Medicine announces a new faculty position in our Masters Program in Forensic Anthropology, with a starting date of August 15, 2016. This graduate program, uniquely housed within a medical school setting, is supported by multiple basic science and clinical departments at Boston University with the participation of members of local, state, and federal law enforcement and the state medical examiner system. The program also has access to a 32-acre outdoor research facility located in Holliston, MA. The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in physical or biological anthropology at the time of application and have extensive archaeological field experience. In addition, the candidate must have experience in teaching, directing research programs, writing successful grant proposals, demonstrated success in publishing research, and mentoring on the graduate level. The candidate must be ABFA Board-Certified or accepted to sit for the exam within two years of beginning employment. Duties will include teaching, course development, M.S. thesis and research advising, grant proposal writing, and development of a personal research program in conjunction with our faculty and students. The applicant must demonstrate the ability to teach courses that include advanced human osteology; forensic anthropological analytical techniques; osseous trauma and pathology; and history, methods, and theory in biological anthropology. Hiring and salary will be commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position.

Please send a letter of interest, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and research goals, and the names of three academic references by mail or electronically.

Review of candidates begins May 10th 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Boston University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Tara L. Moore, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Program in Forensic Anthropology
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: (617) 638-4054
Fax: (617) 638-4922