The University of Connecticut solicits applications for a tenure track appointment in the Department of Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking an evolutionary anthropologist whose research focuses on human cognition, cultural evolution, and religion. Candidates should be engaged in active field research but geographic area of specialization is open. This position includes undergraduate and graduate teaching assignments in the Department of Anthropology. The appointment has a nine-month appointment term and will begin August 23, 2014. Salary will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience.
Minimum Qualifications: 1) A completed Ph.D. from an accredited United States university or equivalent foreign terminal degree at the time of appointment, and evidence of 2) excellent scholarly activity and a strong publication record, 3) significant ethnographic research experience, 4) quantitative research skills, and 5) effective undergraduate teaching.
Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of 1) ability to obtain external funding, 2) commitment to mentoring and supporting graduate students, and 3) collaborative experience with interdisciplinary research projects.
Select "Apply Now" to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. To be considered a candidate for the position, applications must include: 1) a cover letter indicating your research focus, 2) your curriculum vita, 3) two published works or works in progress, and 4) statement of teaching pedagogy and copies of your teaching evaluations. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct two reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.
If you have questions about the position, contact Dr. Richard Sosis, Chair of the Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested qualified candidates are urged to apply by December 1, 2013.