We are looking for an Assistant Prof of Biological/Physical Anthro

We are looking for a new person to join our department. Check out the job posting here:  http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/495941/assistant-professor-biologicalphysical-anthropology

Position Title Assistant Professor, Biological/Physical Anthropology
About the Department The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in biological/physical anthropology, to begin in September 2019.  The ideal candidate will have PhD in hand and a strong foundation in the biological/physical basis of evolutionary theory.  Preferred academic specialties include human growth and development, and the continuum of health and disease (evolutionary biology and medicine).  An additional working knowledge of molecular anthropology and comparative primate osteology is desired.  The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate dedication to effective teaching and active-learning practices.  They must also be able to demonstrate an ability to develop and sustain a research program, to mentor students and engage them in research.  The WWU Department of Anthropology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of the topical areas outlined above in their cover letter, indicating how their past experiences, current interests and activities, and/or future goals could promote a work climate that values and supports inclusion.
About the Position The position requires a strong commitment to teaching.  Class responsibilities may include introductory biological anthropology, osteology, medical anthropology, statistical analysis and original courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.  The successful candidate will maintain a research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students and will collaborate with researchers in and beyond the department.  The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill teaching and mentoring responsibilities in ways that provide equitable and inclusive learning environments for all students.
Required Qualifications ·       PhD (by time of application) in anthropology

·       Experience in field research, lab work, or medical work

·       Demonstrated scholarship in the biological basis of human behavior and evolution

·       Demonstrated dedication to effective teaching and active-learning practices

·       Evidence of the ability to develop and sustain a research program

·       Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds

·       Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications ·       Preferred academic specialties include human growth and development, and the continuum of health and disease (evolutionary biology and medicine), with a working knowledge of molecular anthropology or comparative primate osteology

·       Demonstrated ability to teach subjects described in the About the Position section

·       Post-doctoral fellowship or additional professional experience

·       Teaching and scholarship interests, and experience, aligned with the Anthropology Department

Closing Date Notes Application review begins November 15, 2018; position is open until filled

 

 

We are looking for an Assistant Prof of Biological/Physical Anthro