Associate or Full Professor — Director of the C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory

University of Florida, Department of Anthropology, Director of C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory

The University of Florida, Department of Anthropology enthusiastically announces a search for a new director of the internationally renowned C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory ( Appointment will be made at the associate or full professor level, commensurate with the top candidate’s experience. The position will begin in Fall 2017 and is a nine-month, tenure track position. The successful candidate will be certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology (or be eligible for certification) and have experience with case work, consulting with law enforcement, and legal testimony. ABFA certification is required at the time of employment. Candidates must have the ability to oversee and support research activities in diverse areas of forensic anthropology (e.g., biomechanics, genetics, isotopes, forensic identification, and trauma analysis). The successful candidate will be expected to establish a collaborative, extramurally-funded research program that involves graduate students and postdoctoral researchers and utilizes the extensive resources and world-class laboratory available at the University of Florida. The anticipated teaching assignment is two courses per academic year on topics related to forensic anthropology, osteology, and the candidate’s area of interest.

The University of Florida’s Department of Anthropology has 29 faculty members, over 150 graduate and 450 undergraduate majors, and is an interdisciplinary unit within a University of over 52,000 students. Salary and appointment level (associate or full) will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at and must include: (1) separate research and teaching statements, (2) current CV and (3) evidence of ABFA certification or eligibility, and (4) names and email address for four references. The closing date for receiving applications is December 30, 2016.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. The selection process will be conducted in accordance Florida’s Sunshine and Public Records Laws. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).