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University of Massachusetts Boston Biological Anthropologist

by Ed Hagen last modified Apr 10, 2013 04:46 PM expired
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a biological anthropologist for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure track) to begin September 1, 2013, with a biocultural or ecological focus in the study of human biology and health. Preferred specializations include the study of health disparities, international health, reproductive ecology, sexuality and health, human adaptability, infectious or chronic/metabolic disease, and cultural change and biomarkers of stress. Geographic area of study is open. Applicants should be committed to an engaged pedagogy in an urban public university setting and be able to teach a range of courses, from an introductory course in biological anthropology to more advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in their research area. The faculty position will be a key contributor to the development of a new M.A. program in Public Anthropology centering on the environment, health, and cultural heritage.

We would be particularly receptive to candidates with an interest in locally-based collaborative research involving students.

Minimum Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Anthropology completed no later than August 1, 2013.

To apply, please submit electronic copies of your CV with a cover letter describing in detail your research and teaching interests and the names of three referees online: Please direct any questions about the position or our department to Judith Zeitlin, Anthropology Department Chair,  Application review will begin May 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.

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