Assistant Professor, Biological/Physical Anthropology
Western Washington University - Dept of Anthropology
August 8, 2018
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Full Time - Faculty, Pre-Tenure
The Western Washington University Department of Anthropology seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor in Biological/Physical Anthropology.
The Department of Anthropology, in order to maintain its current level of excellence and continue to serve our students, the college, and the university with the highest level of teaching and scholarship, seeks to recruit a tenure track biological/physical anthropologist whose geographic focus open, and whose theoretical expertise includes the biological basis of human behavior and evolution. The ideal candidate will integrate 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. Teaching duties include: Introductory Biological Anthropology, Basic Statistics, Osteology, Medical/Nutritional Anthropology, and specialized courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Application review begins Nov 15, 2018.
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
Internal Number: 495941
About Western Washington University - Dept of Anthropology
Western Washington University, with nearly 13,000 students and eight colleges, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students, and faculty. The 224-acre campus, located in Bellingham, Washington, overlooks Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 55 miles south of Vancouver, B.C. With its year-round mild climate, recreational opportunities abound from the water to the nearby ski slopes of 10,778 foot Mount Baker and the alpine country of the Cascades WWU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, Vietnam-era and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. For disability accommodation, call (360) 650-3774 or (360) 650-7696 (TTY). All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU.