The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach various courses in sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, and biological anthropology for potential openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the Department. Positions may range from 33% (1 course) to 100% (3 courses) per quarter and may include our ANTH 2 Introductory Cultural Anthropology course of 850 students in the Fall. The Department seeks applicants for Summer 2018 in addition to the 2018-19 academic year.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Anthropology or closely related field and a minimum of one quarter demonstrated teaching experience or service as a teaching assistant. Preference will be given to candidates holding a PhD in Anthropology or a closely related field.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01235. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, CV, and teaching evaluations, as well as requesting 3 letters of reference through the UC Recruit application portal (applicant provides contact information to portal which contacts referees for confidential letter submission).

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

Deadline for primary consideration: May 1, 2018. The posting will remain open until OCTOBER 31, 2018 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for each quarter are usually reviewed several months in advance. The pool will close on October 31, 2018; if you would like to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: the use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic covered by law.

The Department of Biobehavioral Health at The Pennsylvania State University (http://bbh.hhd.psu.edu/)  is seeking applications for a postdoctoral scholar to join the Rosinger Lab investigating human variation in water needs, water insecurity, and the effects of water and dietary intake and hydration on risk of disease and malnutrition. Candidates for this position should have experience with fieldwork and quantitative data analysis, along with expertise in the field of human biology/biological anthropology, medical anthropology, nutrition, or epidemiology. Experience with statistical analysis of complex datasets is a plus. The postdoctoral scholar will spend some time in the field in Bolivia and/or Kenya. Experience with water quality analysis is not necessary but viewed positively. The anticipated start date for the position is as early as during Fall 2017, and as late as June 201 8. The initial contract will be for one year, with expectation of renewal for a second year based on satisfactory performance. Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree or have completed all of the requirements for a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Please direct questions regarding this postdoctoral opportunity to Asher Rosinger (arosinger@psu.edu). To apply for this position, visit https://psu.jobs/job/74385 and submit 1) a 2 page cover letter that explicitly discusses research experience and future goals, 2) your CV, 3) the names and contact information of three people who can be contacted for letters of reference, and 4) up to three of your publications. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Anthropology seeks to hire a Biological Anthropologist at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek an integrative biological anthropologist with research interests in the evolutionary biology of human and/or non-human primates, focusing on the intersection of health, disease, and environment. Research areas could include but are not limited to: behavioral, nutritional or reproductive ecology; physiology or morphology of growth and development; metabolism; and ecological immunology. This hire will amplify the department’s growing focus on health, strengthen bridges between cultural and biological anthropology, and add to the department’s commitment to a holistic view of anthropology. We are looking for a theoretically motivated researcher, with a track record of external funding and publication, and preferably an established field research site. We are interested in a scholar whose research complements existing faculty, will help build our BA, MA, and PhD programs, and demonstrates an openness to interdisciplinary collaboration and the ability to engage cross–campus linkages. Note2 : Doctoral Degree or ABD by time of appointment.

Note 3: Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. Note 4: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus. Note 5: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Note 6: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Note 7: Applicants must submit: 1.Letter of Application 2.Curriculum Vitae 3.Reference List 4.Sample of Work 1 (See Special Notes to Applicants)

More: https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/7224

TT Assistant Professor in Human Biological Anthropology at UC Riverside

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position in human biological anthropology beginning July 1, 2018. We seek applications from broadly trained biological anthropologists who are concerned with human health via diet, nutrition, disease, adaptability, and plasticity (i.e., developmental plasticity, neuroplasticity, epigenetics) in contemporary living populations with a regional focus in the Americas, Asia, or Southeast Asia. This position will strengthen the department’s combination of science and social science to better understand humanity’s health and well-being from a broad, cross-cultural perspective. The position may include regional crossovers (African American Studies, Asian Studies, Chicano Studies, Ethnic Studies, Hispanic Studies, Southeast Asian Studies) and campus-wide connections made via the Medical School, Biology, Environmental Sciences, and Neuroscience. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower-division anthropology courses as well as upper-division and graduate courses in the field of specialization. A PhD in Anthropology is required by the start of appointment July 1, 2018. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00777

The University of Missouri, School of Health Professions, Department of Health Sciences, seeks applicants for two full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. Specialty areas desired include but are not limited to Public Health (Community Health and Education, Health Policy, Epidemiology, Environmental Health, etc.), Social Determinants of Health, and Global Health. The Department’s strengths include the following areas: HIV/Aids, Vulnerable Populations and Health Disparities, Rural Health, and Health across the Life-course. PhD or DrPH in Health Sciences related profession or closely related field required. Candidates will be evaluated on their background in the health sciences, ability to teach in an academic setting and scholarly productivity, including the potential for grant success. The position includes teaching health sciences core courses including introductory public health courses, research and service to fit School/Department needs.

MU is situated in the City of Columbia, which has been consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. This college town of 110,000+ residents has the best of both worlds – small-town convenience and warmth with big-city sophistication and amenities. Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, the city boasts affordable housing, moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and economic opportunities, and excellent public schools. For more information about Columbia, see http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/.

The MU School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at Mizzou. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you would like to help the School of Health Professions advance its mission, please submit your application, resume/CV and cover letter for consideration. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit: http://shp.missouri.edu/index.php

Applicants should apply through the HR website (eRecruit): http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php. The job opening number is 24028. All documentation must be attached into eRecruit. Reference letters can be sent directly to: Dr. Michelle Teti, Search Committee Chair, University of Missouri, Department of Health Sciences, 501 Clark Hall, Columbia, MO 65211 or emailed to tetim@health.missouri.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran employer. To request ADA accommodations, please contact our ADA Coordinator at (573) 884-7278 (V/

The Department of Health Sciences in the School of Health Professions at the University of Missouri invites applications and nominations for Chair. This will be an open rank position; the preferred candidate will be at the rank of Associate or Full Professor (TT or NTT). The Chair of the Department of Health Sciences leads a diverse team of award‐winning faculty and staff members. Health Sciences is one of the fastest growing and the most popular undergraduate major at the University of Missouri. Department researchers are conducting important interdisciplinary work in the areas of public health, health policy, health services, and social determinants of health.

The ideal candidate will have leadership and development experience, a funded research agenda, and a national reputation in any of the areas of health professions. Prior experience should include program planning, personnel management, budgeting, and effective mentorship of faculty members.

The Department of Health Sciences serves the citizens of Missouri through its outstanding research, experiential learning, and education of students in the areas of public health, health disparities, health policy, and pre‐professional preparation for a variety of health care disciplines.

The faculty members of this department value a collegial environment that supports interdisciplinary scholarship and the intellectual and professional growth of students, staff and faculty members. The Department of Health Sciences is one of seven departments in the School of Health Professions, a large and expanding school within the University of Missouri.

The City of Columbia, home of the University of Missouri, has been consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live and work in the United States. This college city of 113,000+ residents has the best of both worlds – small‐town convenience and warmth with urban sophistication and amenities.

Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, the city boasts affordable housing, moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and economic opportunities and excellent public schools. For more information about Columbia, see http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/.

For more information about the School of Health Professions and the Department of Health Sciences, see https://healthprofessions.missouri.edu/ and https://healthprofessions.missouri.edu/healthsciences/.

Applications are to be submitted online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find‐a‐job/academic/index.php.

Application materials include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references. The job opening number is 24288. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, interested applicants are welcome to contact Hiring Committee Co‐Chairs Dr. Michelle Teti at tetim@health.missouri.edu or Dr. Stacy Wagovich at wagovichs@health.missouri.edu.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. To request ADA accommodations, please contact our ADA Coordinator at (573) 884‐7278 (V/TTY). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Missouri, School of Health Professions, seeks applicants for a full-time Assistant or Associate Teaching faculty position in the Department of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Health Science in Public Health Program. A PhD, DrPH, or ABD in public health or a related and relevant field; and experience necessary for course development and teaching in one or more core public health areas (epidemiology, health policy, health behavior, and environmental health) is required. Candidates will be evaluated on their background in public health (practice, service, and/or research) and ability to teach in an academic setting. The position includes teaching public health required and elective courses, development of new curriculum, scholarship, and service to fit the School/Department/Program’s needs.

MU is situated in the City of Columbia, which has been consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. This college town of 110,000+ residents has the best of both worlds – small-town convenience and warmth with big-city sophistication and amenities. Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, the city boasts affordable housing, moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and economic opportunities, and excellent public schools. For more information about Columbia, see http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/.

The MU School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at Mizzou. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you would like to help the School of Health Professions advance its mission, please submit your application, resume/CV and cover letter for consideration. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit: https://healthprofessions.missouri.edu/about/.

Applicants should apply through the HR website (e-Recruit): http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php. The job opening number is 24295. Letter of interest and CV must be attached into e-Recruit. Three (3) reference letters must be sent directly via email to: Dr. David Ruggeri – RuggeriD@health.missouri.edu, Search Committee Chair, University of Missouri, Department of Health Sciences. Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran employer. To request ADA accommodations, please contact our ADA Coordinator at (573) 884-7278 (V/TTY).

The Department of Anthropology of The University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in medical anthropology beginning Fall 2018. Ph.D. in Anthropology is expected to be in hand at the time of the appointment. We seek a medical anthropologist whose research focuses on health disparities, broadly construed, and whose interests converge with the biocultural focus of the department. Beyond these criteria, topical and geographic specialization are open, although the applicant should complement existing specialties in the department, and be well-versed in both quantitative and qualitative research methods. The successful applicant will have research skills and interests that contribute directly to our undergraduate and graduate programs, with particular reference to our Ph.D. program and its focus on biocultural medical anthropology. The proposed faculty member will have teaching responsibilities that include specific core undergraduate and graduate level classes in cultural, biological, and/or biocultural anthropology, and courses of their own development. Preferred qualifications include a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

The Department of Anthropology takes a traditional four-field approach to the BA, MA, and PhD degrees, emphasizing two areas of specialization that crosscut sub-disciplines: biocultural medical anthropology and the archaeology of complex societies in the Americas. The successful candidate will be able to assist graduate students by serving on committees, providing instruction in the cultural and biological dimensions of health, and helping students prepare to do research. Applicants should also have ongoing projects and plans for future research that span sub-disciplinary boundaries.

The Department of Anthropology and the University of Alabama value and actively recruit diverse faculty and a diverse student body. The University Strategic Plan places diversity and inclusion among the students, faculty and staff is as a high priority over the next five years. UA is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

To apply, go to (facultyjobs.ua.edu) and complete the online application. Upload (1) a letter of application (outlining research interests, plans and relevant experience) including the names of and contact information for three references; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) examples of manuscripts (for submission as publications) and/or published articles and (4) teaching evaluations (if available). Chair of search committee: Dr. Jason A. DeCaro (jason.a.decaro@ua.edu, phone: 205-348-9061), Department of Anthropology, Box 870210, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487-0210. Review of applications will begin November 16, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Colorado State University (CO)-TT Assistant Professor of Anthropology or Geography-Deadline Nov 3rd. 2017

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Assistant Professor of Anthropology or Geography at Colorado State University. In support of a new Place, Space, and Adaptation PhD program in anthropology that integrates geographic perspectives and techniques, the Department of Anthropology at Colorado State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor to begin August 16th, 2018. We are searching for an anthropologist or a geographer who specializes in contemporary human health and well-being in the context of global environmental and/or social change. Candidates who integrate biological, cultural, and geographic perspectives into their research and teaching are preferred, including those that do this from an evolutionary perspective. Candidates need to have a PhD in anthropology, geography, or a related discipline at the time of appointment (Aug. 16th, 2018). To see full position announcement and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50177.

By Nov. 3rd, we request (1) a cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications (as described in the full job description) as well as pertinent research and teaching interests, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of three references and their contact information. Letters should be addressed to: Anthropology Search Chair, Position 1: Health & Well-Being Anthropologist/Geographer, Colorado State University, Department of Anthropology, 1787 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1787. Routine inquiries should be directed to Brenda Avery at (970) 491-5447 or Brenda.Avery@Colostate.edu. Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Anthropology. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration, applications should be uploaded by November 3rd, 2017. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applicants for a full-time, one-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Biomedical Anthropology (renewable for a total of three years), beginning August 16, 2018. The ideal candidate will hold a doctorate in Anthropology. Well-qualified candidates will be considered if completion of PhD degree requirements is imminent. The Department is interested in candidates who work on structural and sociocultural factors contributing to variation and/or disparities in morbidity and mortality. Theoretical and methodological perspectives on global health include, but are not limited to, developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD), big data, and –omics (e.g. genomics, epigenomics, microbiomics, etc.). Candidates are expected to teach four courses a year, contribute to the research and teaching mission of the department, and advise graduate and undergraduate students. For additional information about the department, go to http://anth.uic.edu/. For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2017. To apply please complete an on-line application at https://jobs.uic.edu. Please include in the application the names and email addresses of three academic references. Please upload a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and scholarly agenda, and a writing sample. Inquiries can be sent to: Dr. Sloan Williams (sloanw@uic.edu). The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Dartmouth College Department of Anthropology welcomes applications for the Robert A. 1925 and Catherine L. McKennan Postdoctoral Fellowship. We are seeking a biological anthropologist who complements the research interests of current faculty. The McKennan Fellow will be expected to teach one course per year during their appointment. The Fellow will develop one introductory course and one advanced course in her/his area of specialization.

The Robert A. 1925 and Catherine L. McKennan Postdoctoral Fellowship is a two-year appointment with the possibility of a one-year extension, and the fellowship term will commence July 1, 2018.  Applicants must have received their Ph.D. no later than Spring 2018.  The fellowship includes a competitive salary as well as an annual research and travel allowance. Residence for three out of four academic terms is required. More information can be found at http://anthropology.dartmouth.edu/research/mckennan-postdoc-fellowship

Please submit a 2-page cover letter specifying how your research complements the existing expertise in the Department of Anthropology, a 1-page teaching statement, c.v., and the names and contact information for three references to the McKennan Fellow Search Committee. Applications should submit material through INTERFOLIO by following this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/45769

Formal review will begin January 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

With parity between male and female undergraduate students and over one quarter of the students being members of minority groups, Dartmouth is one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in New England. Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. We strongly encourage applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, gay, lesbian, and transgender persons, persons with disabilities, and veterans. Dartmouth offers health insurance and other benefits to same-sex domestic partners.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sexual Science Department of Gender Studies & The Kinsey Institute Indiana University-Bloomington

The Department of Gender Studies and The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, Bloomington, announce a joint 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Sexual Science to begin August 2018.

Successful candidates will demonstrate methodological emphases in behavioral and/or social sciences, be able to address issues of gender and sexuality though various feminist and queer theoretical lenses, and display a clear commitment to interdisciplinary research and education. Research and teaching interests could include sexual science, relationship science, sex/gender development, gender and health, or related areas. The candidate should have experience with quantitative statistical and analytic techniques. Familiarity with big data, social network analysis, and/or dyads is preferred but not required.

Postdoctoral Fellows will be expected to teach 2-courses per academic year (1-1 course load) within the Department of Gender Studies, with the remainder of their time allocated toward collaborative interdisciplinary research projects within the laboratory of Dr. Justin Garcia (Postdoctoral Supervisor).

Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to be in residence for the academic year and participate fully in the intellectual life of both the Department and the Institute. Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent, and be no more than five years past the PhD. Research and teaching experience preferred.

This is a 12-month position, and includes an annual stipend of $55,000, up to $10,000 per year in research and professional development expenses (e.g., workshops, conference travel), health benefits including coverage for the employee and a spouse, office space in the Department of Gender Studies, laboratory space at The Kinsey Institute, and administrative support.

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Deadline for applications is January 5, 2018. Please submit letter of application, curriculum vita, writing sample, and contact information for 3 references. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4696.

Questions regarding the position can be sent to: Prof. Justin Garcia (Search Committee Chair) at jusrgarc@indiana.edu.

The Department of Anthropology, University of Utah, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2018. We seek applicants with a record of original research and scientific publication who use genetic and genomic data to study human history, demography and/or adaptation. Relevant specialties include modern or ancient DNA, population genetics and the genetic basis of human adaptation and/or disease. Applicants should have a background in molecular biology, bioinformatics and/or population genetics and a demonstrated ability to generate extramural funding. Post-doctoral research in a modern and/or ancient DNA laboratory and an active field research program will be considered strengths in the search process. Applicants are required to have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment.

The University of Utah’s Department of Anthropology has a strong evolutionary orientation. Candidates’ skills and interests should be consistent with the Anthropology Department`s strongly integrative, scientific, and quantitative scholarship in population, ecological, genetic, and evolutionary research. We seek a scholar who will integrate and complement existing strengths in our program and potentially work with existing faculty in the Department’s Archaeological Center and contribute to trans-disciplinary initiatives across the university. In Summer 2018, the Department will relocate to a new building featuring a suite of new anthropology laboratories for modern and ancient DNA, isotope, osteological, archaeological, archaeobotanical and zooarchaeological research.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in the field of human evolutionary genetics and anthropology, teach up to two courses in anthropology each semester, advise and mentor students, and participate in service to the department, college, and university.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Jack Broughton (jack.broughton@anthro.utah.edu). Using the online application system (https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/69831), applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, representative publication, teaching statement, research statement, examples of research and contact details for three referees.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

University of Kentucky, Department of Anthropology https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/162909

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in biological anthropology, to begin in August 2018. This position is one of three in a “health related social science” cluster hire in the College of Arts and Sciences, which the college expects will invigorate a vibrant and collaborative community of health-related research and teaching. Applicants should be biological anthropologists who utilize a biocultural approach in research with living human populations. Geographical area of expertise is open. We are particularly interested in candidates who are conversant in cultural anthropology and who use a biocultural approach with interests among the following: nutrition and food / hunger issues; child growth and development; social or environmental justice; global health; and health inequalities. We seek candidates who can further collaborations in medical anthropology and the Health, Society, and Populations undergraduate major within the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as with the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, and with community partnerships. 

We seek applicants with an active externally funded research program, a strong commitment to scholarship and teaching, and evidence of effective teaching. Applicants should demonstrate ongoing or potential research projects that could include student involvement and advance students’ career opportunities. We actively seek candidates who can contribute to the department and university goals to diversify our faculty. 

UK seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. UK’s commitment to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a reflection of our broader commitment to serve the Commonwealth of Kentucky, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 

Interested candidates should submit by through the UK employment system (https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/162909) : a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, a CV, up to three sample publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of three references with contact information. Review of applications will begin on November 6, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and is located in an increasingly diverse geographical region. Women, persons with disabilities, and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The University also supports family-friendly policies. For more information, contact Search Committee Chair Dr. Erin Koch (erin.koch@uky.edu). Our website: https://anthropology.as.uky.edu

The University of Missouri is committed to the advancement of teachers, scholars, and researchers who can help it achieve the benefits of a diverse educational environment. The Preparing Future Faculty Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity is designed to promote and develop such scholars for tenuretrack faculty positions at the University of Missouri and elsewhere, in any discipline, including anthropology. Postdoctoral Fellowships are for two years during which time Postdoctoral Scholars focus on scholarship and participate in an array of professional development activities that integrate and expose them to the faculty experience, including the opportunity to teach in their discipline the second year.

The starting stipend will be $56,000 per year including University benefits. Fellows will be provided with professional development funds that may be used to attend a scholarly meeting, to travel to other campuses as necessary for scholarship, and/or for program professional development activities.

Applicants who have completed their doctoral degree at an accredited university by July 1, 2018 are eligible to apply. Current postdoctoral fellows also may apply if their doctoral degree was awarded in or after spring 2013. Applicants should demonstrate how they can contribute to faculty diversity, such as through membership in a group that is historically underrepresented and/or underserved in a particular discipline or through other training or experience. Applicants interested in a postdoctoral fellowship with the Department of Anthropology should also clearly indicate their potential affiliation and collaborations with the anthropology department faculty and students.

The link for application materials can be found at http://postdoc.missouri.edu/current/pff-postdoc. Please note that the application link will take you to the same portal used for graduate admissions and you will need to create an account as a first-time user to begin the application process. Applicants will be asked to include the following:

• Cover letter expressing interest in the position

• CV

• Statement of research plans

• Statement of goals for postdoctoral position

• One page abstract of doctoral dissertation

• Writing sample

• 3 letters of reference [N.B., those identified to provide a reference will be prompted to upload a letter to the system]

For additional information, questions may be directed to postdoc@missouri.edu. The deadline for all application material is 11:59 PM, November 30, 2017. Candidates who demonstrate evidence of scholarship potential to be competitive for tenure-track appointments at the University of Missouri or other research universities will be invited to interview.

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Assistant Professor of Anthropology – University of Northern Colorado

We seek a tenure-track biological anthropologist with an active research agenda in human biology (preferred) or primatology. The individual’s research program must demonstrate potential for external grant funding and community-engaged scholarship. The individual must be able to teach upper and lower division biological anthropology classes, and our new Professional Development course. The new hire would also need to help design and coordinate a new laboratory component to our Introduction to Biological Anthropology course. Specific research topic, methods, and regional emphasis are open. Teaching responsibilities include 5-6 courses (15-18 credit hours) per year.

Attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and names and contact information for three current professional references.

For questions about the position, contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Britney Kyle, at Britney.kyle@unco.edu

Applications for the position will be considered until the position is filled, however, for best consideration, applications must be received by December 15, 2017.

https://careers.unco.edu/postings/1940

The Department of Anthropology at Washington State University in Pullman invites applications for a full-time, 9-month academic appointment as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Evolutionary Anthropology beginning August 16, 2018. We seek a Human Biologist with an active research program in evolutionary theory, behavior, and health in living humans. Specialties may include, but are not limited to, immunology, endocrinology, nutrition, growth and development, reproduction, energetics, and epidemiology. The WSU Evolutionary Anthropology program has strengths in child development, cultural evolution, ecology, evolutionary medicine, evolutionary psychology, life history, and microbiome research. We are keen to acquire a faculty member who articulates well with our evolutionary anthropology faculty and complements our medical anthropology focus. Additionally, we seek someone who can capitalize on collaborative and interdisciplinary opportunities. Job Duties: Teach undergraduate/graduate courses in human biology and biological and evolutionary anthropology; conduct research with a specialization in evolutionary anthropological approaches to human biology and behavior; and service activities. Job Requirements: Earned Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field completed by the date of hire; demonstrated research specialization in evolutionary anthropological approaches to human biology and behavior; active program of field and/or laboratory research with the ability to integrate and provide opportunities to graduate students; ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in human biology and biological and evolutionary anthropology. For a full description visit https://anthro.wsu.edu/. Application: Applicants must supply a letter of application summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and contact information (including e-mail and phone numbers) for at least three references, and apply online at https://www.wsujobs.com/. Initial review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Email inquiries to Dr. Courtney Meehan, Search Committee Chair, at cmeehan@wsu.edu. Washington State University is an EEO/AA educator and employer.

The Graduate Program in Anthropology of the Universidade Federal do Pará (PPGA/UFPA), Brazil, opens a position for Visiting Professor of Biological Anthropology. Candidates interested may send documentation between February 2 and March 30, 2018. This is a fulltime position with a 1 (one) year contract* renewable for equal period. Teaching activities start in August, 2018. The salary is compatible with that of “Professor Adjunto IA” of the Federal Institutions of Higher Education in Brazil.

*In the case of foreign candidate the duration of the contract is 2 (two) years, renewable for equal period.

Requirements:

1. Title of PhD or Doctor, obtained in Brazil or in a foreign institution, in the field of Biological Anthropology or related areas, obtained at 2 (two) or more years;

2. Curriculum Vitae inscribed in the Plataforma Lattes of CNPq;

3. Experience in teaching and research in the field of Biological Anthropology /Physical Anthropology/Human Biology.

Documents Needed for Subscription:

1. Copy of identity card or passport;

2. Letter of presentation demonstrating academic affinity with the theme of the position;

3. Research project about the theme of the open position to be developed during the length of the contract;

4. Proof of titles indicated in the Curriculum Vitae/Lattes.

All documents and questions should be sent to the Graduate Program in Anthropology through the e-mail: ppgacampos@ufpa.br

SELECTION PROCEDURES

The selection of candidates will be conducted in two phases:

1. Eliminatory phase: analysis of the letter of presentation including the history of the candidate in the field of Biological Anthropology, and his or her possible contributions to research, teaching and extension in the Graduate Program in Anthropology.

2. Classificatory phase:

a. Analysis of the research project in the field of Biological Anthropology considering: clarity in the definition of objectives and methodology about the relevant problem, and the possibility of execution during the duration of the contract. This phase has double weight in the classificatory mean;

b. Analysis of the Curriculum Vitae/Lattes, with the scores written in the table of the Institute of Philosophy and Human Sciences (IFCH/UFPA), filled by the candidate, available at: http://ifch.ufpa.br/images/documentos/documentos-ifch/TABELA-DE-PONTUACAO-DO-IFCH.pdf . This phase has single weight in the classificatory mean.

FINAL CLASSIFICATION

The final classification will be given by the mean of the scores obtained in the classificatory phases, considering their specific weights.

COLLEGE FELLOW IN HUMAN EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

Harvard University

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department of Human Evolutionary Biology

Position Description: The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology seeks applications for a College Fellow in Human Evolutionary Biology, specializing in human evolution, anatomy or physiology.

The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. The College Fellow will have teaching responsibilities, with 25 percent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. Teaching duties will include teaching three courses or their equivalents. This will likely involve some combination of a lecture course, undergraduate seminar, one or more sections of sophomore tutorial, and section teaching in a department foundation course. The Fellow might advise and evaluate senior theses.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate of an equivalent terminal degree by the expected start-date. The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year, contingent on performance, position availability, curricular need, and divisional dean authorization.

Required application documents include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, sample syllabus, and three letters of reference. Complete applications, including letters of reference, should be submitted by April 20, 2018.

Keywords:*

faculty, instructor, lecturer, fellow

Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England

Fields: primate evolution, human evolution, anatomy, physiology, human functional morphology, paleoanthropology

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in human evolutionary biology or related discipline required by the expected start-date and must have been received no earlier than 2014.

Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desirable.

Special Instructions: Detailed requirements, position information, and a link to the online application are available at https://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program.

Complete applications, including letters of reference, should be submitted no later than April 20, 2018. For letters of reference, please provide in the online application the names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

The following documents are required:

• A cover letter describing your experience and interest in the position to which you are applying

• A curriculum vitae

• A research statement

• A teaching statement describing your teaching philosophy, goals, methods, and prior experience

• Teaching materials, including representative course syllabi and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching awards and evaluations)

• Three letters of recommendation

• Applicable only for those candidates who have not yet received their doctorate: A letter from your advisor confirming that you will receive your doctoral by the expected start-date

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information: Office for Faculty Affairs, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

Contact Email: facaff@fas.harvard.edu

COLLEGE FELLOW IN HUMAN EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

Harvard University

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department of Human Evolutionary Biology

Position Description: The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology seeks applications for a College Fellow in Human Evolutionary Biology, with expertise in human or non-human primate behavioral biology.

The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. The College Fellow will have teaching responsibilities, with 25 percent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. Teaching duties will include teaching three courses or their equivalents. This will likely involve some combination of a lecture course, undergraduate seminar, one or more sections of sophomore tutorial, and section teaching in a department foundation course. The Fellow might advise and evaluate senior theses.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate of an equivalent terminal degree by the expected start-date. The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year, contingent on performance, position availability, curricular need, and divisional dean authorization.

Required application documents include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, sample syllabus, and three letters of reference. Complete applications, including letters of reference, should be submitted by April 20, 2018.

Keywords:*

faculty, instructor, lecturer, fellow

Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England

Fields: human ecology, endocrinology, immunology, behavioral biology

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in human evolutionary biology or related discipline required by the expected start-date and must have been received no earlier than 2014.

Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desirable.

Special Instructions: Detailed requirements, position information, and a link to the online application are available at https://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program.

Complete applications, including letters of reference, should be submitted no later than April 20, 2018. For letters of reference, please provide in the online application the names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

The following documents are required:

• A cover letter describing your experience and interest in the position to which you are applying

• A curriculum vitae

• A research statement

• A teaching statement describing your teaching philosophy, goals, methods, and prior experience

• Teaching materials, including representative course syllabi and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching awards and evaluations)

• Three letters of recommendation

• Applicable only for those candidates who have not yet received their doctorate: A letter from your advisor confirming that you will receive your doctoral by the expected start-date

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information: Office for Faculty Affairs, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

Contact Email: facaff@fas.harvard.edu