Assistant Professor of Anthropology

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Posting Number: F001387 Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Anthropology Rank: Assistant Professor Administrative Title: Discipline Social Sciences Specialty: Human Paleobiology Contract Type: Tenure Track Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2019 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Human Paleobiology in the Department of Anthropology, to begin as early as Fall 2019. We seek candidates for a research program that focuses on analyzing the hominin fossil record and/or its ecological context, and complements the current strengths of the faculty in the Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology (

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in anthropology or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have all requirements for the Ph.D. completed by date of appointment. Applicants must have teaching experience, a strong publication record, and an active field or laboratory research program that can involve students. The Department seeks candidates with exceptional promise as scholars and teachers to offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Advertised Salary: Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should complete the online faculty application and upload a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and include the names of three referees. Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. The position is pending final budgetary approval.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement of Research Interest
Optional Documents
    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Will you have completed all requirements for your Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related field by date of appointment?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Do you have teaching experience, a strong publication record, and an active field or laboratory research program that can involve students?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Do you have exceptional promise as a scholar and as a teacher who can offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels?
      • Yes
      • No




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    Posted: 1/8/2019
    Application Due: 4/15/2019
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