The Department of Anthropology at the University of Missouri seeks a 3-semester Visiting Assistant Professor in cultural anthropology who will contribute to the department’s focus on scientific approaches to studies of human biology, behavior, culture, and evolution. Candidates with active research programs are preferred.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will possess the ability to teach foundational courses in general anthropology and cultural anthropology as well as upper level courses on, for example, comparative social organization, the ethnography of the candidate’s geographic area of expertise, and ethnographic methods. Interest and experience in mentoring undergraduate and graduate students is also desired, as is contribution to the department’s research mission.
Appointment date: The position will begin Spring 2018 and extend through the Spring 2019 semester. The teaching load will be three courses each Spring semester and 2 courses in the Fall 2018 semester.
Application Materials: Please apply on-line at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic. Merge your CV with a brief cover letter and upload the document in the Resume/CV section of the application. Applicants should include sample teaching evaluations, publications, and a list of at least 3 references, including contact information, in the “attachments” portion of the online application systems.
Application Deadline: Screening of applications will begin when the position is posted and will continue for 30 days or until the position is filled.
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery, and excellence. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/ Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
A PhD is required at the time employment begins.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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