Assistant Professor

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Position Number: 00000890

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Sociology & Anthropology Program at North Carolina State University is a progressive program, dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, extension and outreach. Sociology and Criminology undergraduate and graduate specialties and degrees are also offered through this Program. The Sociology & Anthropology Program is connected with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS). North Carolina State University is the largest public university in North Carolina. Located in Raleigh at the heart of the Research Triangle, it offers excellent area amenities. Please visit our website at:

Essential Job Duties: The Assistant Professor will teach two courses per semester. The Assistant Professor is expected to work successfully with students, faculty and other possible partners and participate in faculty governance. The position is for teaching, research and service. This position will contribute primarily to the Anthropology program area with 75% of the position in the Sociology and Anthropology Department. In anthropology, candidates should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in bioarchaeology, human osteology, and biological anthropology theory. The Assistant Professor will work 25%, including teaching one course per year in the Science, Technology and Society program, in Interdisciplinary Studies at NCSU.

Minimum Education/Experience: Ph.D. in Anthropology or related area by start date (anticipated 8/16/2018).

Department Required Skills: - Strong teaching and research skills. - Strong skills in research methods. - Promise of, or a strong record of, research and publication and extramural research funding. - A strong commitment to student mentorship and excellence in teaching.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: An active research and publication agenda in bioarchaeology. Priority will be given to candidates whose research areas complement existing program strengths, including, but not limited to: health and disease, paleodemography, paleopathology, or dental anthropology. The Anthropology program at NCSU values a holistic approach, and candidates with the ability to reach across sub-disciplinary boundaries are especially welcome.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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Posted: 10/14/2017
Application Due: 10/14/2018
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