Assistant/Associate Professor of Anthropology
Posting Number: Fac/Lib000498
Academic Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Anthropology
Discipline Social Sciences
Specialty: Hominid Paleobiology
Contract Type: With Tenure, Tenure Track
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2014
Position Description Summary:
The George Washington University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Human Evolutionary Genomics in the Department of Anthropology, to begin Fall 2014. We seek candidates that complement the current strengths of the faculty in the Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology with exceptional promise as scholars and teachers to offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Rank is commensurate with experience.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology, Genomics, Genetics, or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered, but must complete all requirements for the Ph.D. by August 1, 2014. Applicants must have a commitment to excellence in teaching as demonstrated by teaching experience, evaluations and letters of reference, a strong publication record, and an active research program focusing on human genomics or genetics from an evolutionary perspective that can involve students.
The George Washington University’s Anthropology Department has a dynamic community of scholars, a strong PhD program in Hominid Paleobiology linked with the Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology (http://cashp.gwu.edu), and close links with the Smithsonian Institution.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please upload a c.1,000-word research agenda under “Statement of Research Interest.”
Review of applications will begin on Nov. 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.
The University seeks to attract a diverse faculty of the highest caliber; women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.
Department Link: http://departments.columbian.gwu.edu/anthropology/
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
The George Washington University is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.
Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs:80/postings/18055
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Ph.D. in Anthropology, Genomics, Genetics, or a related field OR will you complete all requirements for the Ph.D. by August 1, 2014?
- * Can you demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching as evidenced by teaching experience, evaluations and letters of reference?
- * Can you demonstrate a strong publication record?
- * Can you demonstrate an active research program focusing on human genomics or genetics from an evolutionary perspective that can involve students?
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Research Interest
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