Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor (tenure track): Biological Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biological Anthropology at the Assistant Professor level beginning fall 2017. Ph.D. required at time of appointment. We seek a biological anthropologist with specialization in the biology of past and/or present human populations. Potential areas of interest include but are not limited to epigenetics, early life antecedents of adult disease, and human ecology/adaptation. Candidates with a proven track record of high impact publications, an ongoing field and/or lab-based research project, high potential for garnering external funding, and an ability to complement faculty strengths and solidify links to the CU Medical campus are especially encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in the successful candidate’s area of expertise. The ability and willingness to teach a graduate-level quantitative methods course and the overlap of their research with topics in medical anthropology will be considered a significant asset.

Applicants must apply online at, Position # 06759. Applications should include a cover letter describing teaching and research interests, current curriculum vitae, and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for at least 3 professional references. For any questions about material submission, please contact Connie Turner at 303.556.3554 or Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. The University of Colorado Denver requires background investigations for employment. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. As one of three institutions within the University of Colorado system, CU Denver is located in downtown Denver and seeks to meet the needs of a diverse population through its curriculum, research, and community service activities.