UCSB SCIENTIFIC ECOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGIST
Other topical approaches are open, but research program must be theoretically rigorous, empirical and scientific in orientation, and should complement and integrate effectively with existing faculty expertise and perspectives to help bolster the mission of the IAS Unit (see Department website: http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/graduate/specializations/ias). Integration with Broom Center for Demography is also preferable. Strong fieldwork and/or lab component is preferable. Geographical area of specialization is open, but interests in Oceania, Asia, Africa or Latin America are preferable, as is a comparative orientation.
The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to teach lower-division introductory courses in ecological and/or biocultural anthropology and upper-division courses related to the anthropologist's areas of specialization. Capacity to teach courses in quantitative methods is valued. The ability to direct graduate students and to advance a departmental focus on ecological research are critical requirements. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.
Applicants must have completed the Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Please apply and submit via UCSB's Recruit website athttps://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00234 (1) a cover letter, (2) a statement detailing research experience and a five-year research plan, (3) a statement on teaching experience, (4) a curriculum vitae, and (5) names and contact information for three references. Please direct any questions to Professor Michael Gurven, Chair, IAS Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Preference will be given to applications submitted on or before November 15, 2013. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.