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Grand Valley State University full-time tenure track Biological Anthropologist

by Ed Hagen last modified Oct 24, 2013 08:27 PM expired
The Anthropology Department seeks a full-time tenure track Biological Anthropologist with research and teaching interests in modern human or nonhuman primate biology. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, modern human (or nonhuman primate) variability and/or adaptation, reproduction, growth and development, the life cycle, and human (or nonhuman primate) evolutionary ecology. An applied approach in the candidate’s research program is highly desirable. Evidence of teaching excellence and demonstrated scholarship potential are essential. Applicants will teach courses in human origins, primate behavior and ecology, culture and the environment, other upper division anthropology courses and will be encouraged to develop a course on modern human variation.


Applicants must have completed a PhD in anthropology before the position begins, August 2014. Candidate must be committed to GVSU's vision of inclusion and equity and its general education goals. If you have questions about the position, please contact Dr. Gwyn Madden, Biological Anthropologist Search Committee Chair at or call her at (616) 331-2721. Apply online at  Include a detailed letter of interest addressing the selection criteria; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; and the names, postal and electronic mail addresses and telephone numbers of three references. The online system will allow candidates to electronically attach these documents.  If you need assistance or have questions about the application process, call the Human Resources Office at 616-331-2215. Applications should be received before November 8, 2013.

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