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VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY, PURDUE UNIVERSITY, WEST LAFAYETTE, IN.

by Ed Hagen last modified Apr 24, 2013 03:55 PM expired
The Department of Anthropology at Purdue University seeks applicants for a one academic year Visiting Assistant Professor position in biological or bio-cultural anthropology beginning August 2013. A Ph.D. in Anthropology is required at the time of appointment. Teaching load is three undergraduate courses per semester, including Culture Food and Health, with additional courses to be determined. Teaching and research experience in one or more of the following areas are desirable: introduction to biological anthropology, global health, human biology, biological basis of human social behavior, human evolution, primate behavior and archaeology.


Purdue is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  Participation in departmental and university activities is also welcome. 
Please send a letter of application that includes an explanation of your research and teaching experience, a CV, the names of three referees, and sample syllabi of courses taught/planned.  Application materials should be sent by May 15 to: Brenda Gunion, Assistant to the Head, Department of Anthropology, Purdue University, 700 West State Street Rm 219, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059; or e-mail them to gunion@purdue.edu

Purdue University is a large land-grant University, enrolling approximately 40,000 students per year.  The West Lafayette campus is the main campus for Purdue, conveniently located on the Wabash River between Chicago and Indianapolis.  Purdue's Department of Anthropology is located within The College of Liberal Arts and offers BA, MS and PhD degrees (http://www.cla.purdue.edu/anthropology).  The department reaches outward to collaborate with other programs including Women's Studies, American Studies and African-American Studies within Liberal Arts and to broader interdisciplinary centers and initiatives across campus including Discovery Park, The Center for the Environment, the Center for Aging and the Life Course, and the Center for Ingestive Behavior.

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