Tenure-track Instructor in Biomedical Anthropology
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: Jan 12, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Position ID:: 127488
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The Department of Anthropology at Binghamton University (SUNY) seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track instructor position in support of the graduate-level Biomedical Anthropology Program.
Teach courses in biomedical anthropology at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including a large, lower-level undergraduate biomedical anthropology course and graduate level biomedical anthropology courses for the Master's of Science program. Possible graduate courses include, but are not limited to Anthropology and Global Health, Community-based Research Methods, Evolutionary Medicine, and Human Biological Variation. Teaching load is 3 courses per semester.
Ph.D. in biological anthropology. Strong teaching record in biomedical anthropology, including teaching experience at the graduate level. Interests at the intersection of biological anthropology and public health are strongly preferred, particularly if those interests complement current departmental strengths.
Service activities associated with this position include organizing student internships, including the department's on-going collaborations with Health Departments and non-profit organizations in upstate New York and surrounding areas, particularly related to public health and medicine broadly. Experience working with Native American communities is a plus. The ideal candidate will recruit students to the department's graduate programs and will have skills in marketing, managing social media platforms (such as Facebook and Twitter), and website design.
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Formal review of applications will begin February 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications consisting of a cover letter addressing teaching interests, philosophy and experience, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references must be sent electronically by visiting http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Questions must be submitted through internet exchange.