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Wayne State University Biological/Physical Anthropology position

by Ed Hagen last modified Oct 05, 2011 05:59 PM expired
Pending final budgetary approval, the Department of Anthropology at Wayne State University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Biological/Physical Anthropology beginning Fall 2012. A Ph.D. is required. The successful candidate will have a record of scholarship in any area of biological or physical anthropology, with specialties in one or more of the following areas; human health, and disease, genetics, bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology, and osteology.

We welcome innovative and creative syntheses as well as research plans that can take advantage of the opportunities presented by Detroit and Southeastern Michigan’s location at the center of a growing health industry, research, and teaching complex. A record of peer-reviewed publications, external funding, and excellence in teaching is expected. The successful candidate will participate in a four-field department. He/she will be expected to take primary responsibility for introductory and upper-level courses in Biological/Physical Anthropology including courses in his/her own area of specialization and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in biological anthropology, forensic anthropology, and required core curriculum courses -- and will also be responsible for recruiting and mentoring graduate students and interfacing with Medical, Archaeology, and/or Museum curriculum tracks within the Department.  Please submit a curriculum vitae, letter of application, writing sample of up to 10,000 words, and the names and contact information of four references by November 1, 2011, to guarantee full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Until budgetary approval is received, applications should be mailed directly to For further information, please contact Uzma Khan at 313-577-2935.

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