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Kent State University position in Biological Anthropology

by Ed Hagen last modified Aug 02, 2013 05:09 PM expired
Kent State University’s Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Biological Anthropology. The successful candidate will join a growing department with excellent research and educational programs. This position is part of an expansion of research-focused departmental faculty and the disciplinary focus of the individual we seek will complement the research strengths of the current faculty. For the Biological Anthropology position, applicants with a specialization in primate or human paleontology, anatomy, or developmental biology are strongly encouraged to apply.


The successful applicant will be expected to establish extramurally funded research programs, engage in collaborative research, direct student research, and exhibit a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.  The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. at the time of hire.  The position is available at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks; candidates at the Associate Professor level are expected to have a history of successful extramural funding.   Salary and startup funds are competitive and commensurate with academic qualifications and prior experience.  Information about the department can be found at


Review of applications will begin October 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation by email to bioanth@kent.edufor the Biological Anthropology position or by mail to:


Chair, Biological Anthropology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Kent State University, 750 Hilltop Dr., Rm. 226 Lowry Hall, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH  44242-0001

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