University of Illinois Chicago

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking candidates for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor position in biological anthropology specializing in forensic anthropology.  This is a permanent teaching position with opportunity for advancement.  Successful candidates will have a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching.  Candidates with expertise in human skeletal biology and osteology will be given preference.  Forensic casework experience would be a plus.  The ideal candidate will show an aptitude for academic program building.  Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in their research, teaching, and/or service are especially encouraged to apply.  Clinical faculty members are expected primarily to teach and perform service, but may also do research.

Duties include teaching four courses per year at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, including introduction to biological anthropology and other service courses, forensic anthropology, and electives in the candidate’s areas of expertise; administering the department’s program of outreach to majors and alumni—including managing the department’s online presence; participate in the intellectual life of the University; and providing service to the University.

Applicants should submit an online application and additional materials by December 20, 2021.  Applications must include (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) teaching portfolio (including statement of teaching philosophy, list of courses taught, sample syllabi, and any other instructional materials that highlight teaching excellence), (4) diversity statement, and (5) the names and contact information of at least three references.  Questions about this position can be sent to Dr. Vincent LaMotta (

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