Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology
Posting Date August 22, 2017
Position Title Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology
Vacancy # F12
Division Academic Affairs
The Department of Anthropology at Montclair State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology, beginning Fall 2018. We seek applicants who share our commitment to community engagement and social justice, who can integrate it into their teaching and scholarship, and who can create field opportunities for students. We are particularly interested in individuals whose research utilizes a biocultural approach to human biology. We seek a colleague with strong experience in public health and/or medical humanities, and whose research focuses on human social inequality, in order to complement the department's existing strengths. Applicants must be able and willing to teach introductory laboratory-based courses in Physical Anthropology. Geographic area is open. Applicants with the potential to bring to their academic careers the critical perspectives that arise from the experience of groups historically underrepresented in higher education in the United States are particularly encouraged to apply.
Qualifications & Requirements
Ph.D. in anthropology or related field with focus in biological anthropology
Commensurate with experience
Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)
Application (CV, cover letter, teaching and research statements, recommendation letters, and relevant publications) to Search Committee Chair: Anthrosearch@montclair.edu
MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY
Box C316-V - F12
Montclair, NJ 07043
APPLY BY December 15, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is found.
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