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University of Arizona assistant professor in biological anthropology

by Ed Hagen last modified Oct 12, 2013 07:51 PM expired
The School of Anthropology (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences) at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in biological anthropology, to start August, 2014, contingent upon availability of funding. We seek an outstanding scholar conducting innovative research into questions of human evolutionary significance. Specializations can include, but are not limited to, behavioral ecology of humans and nonhuman primates, physiology, anatomy, life history, genetics/genomics, and evolutionary medicine. While the specific area of work is open, research interests that bridge current strengths in biological anthropology are highly desirable, and applicants should explicitly describe in their cover letter how they envision integrating with the current program in the University of Arizona School of Anthropology. Applicants should have Ph.D. in hand, a strong record of research and publications, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Evidence of success in generating external funding is desirable.


Position Title: Assistant Professor, Anthropology
Job Number: 53656
Department: School of Anthropology
College: Social & Behavioral Sciences
Pay: DOE
FTE 1.00
Job Open Date: 10/09/2013
Job Close Date: 12/01/2013
Review Begins: 11/15/2013
Benefits Eligible: Yes

The School is seeking an individual who is able to work with diverse students and colleagues, and who has experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Requested Documents (submitted via Career Tracks)
Cover letter (including discussion of research and teaching interests)
Curriculum Vita
Up to three examples of publications
Names and contact information of three references

Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain an active teaching and research career.
Mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
Teach four courses (undergraduate and graduate levels) per year.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Anthropology, or related field, in hand by August 1, 2014.
A strong record of research.
Prior publication.
Prior teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Evidence of success in generating external funding is desirable; or, evidence of fundable research.
A strong record of publications.
Evidence of teaching effectiveness and a commitment to mentoring students.

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