The Department of Anthropology at Washington State University in Pullman invites applications for a full-time, 9-month academic appointment as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Evolutionary Anthropology beginning August 16, 2018. We seek a Human Biologist with an active research program in evolutionary theory, behavior, and health in living humans. Specialties may include, but are not limited to, immunology, endocrinology, nutrition, growth and development, reproduction, energetics, and epidemiology. The WSU Evolutionary Anthropology program has strengths in child development, cultural evolution, ecology, evolutionary medicine, evolutionary psychology, life history, and microbiome research. We are keen to acquire a faculty member who articulates well with our evolutionary anthropology faculty and complements our medical anthropology focus. Additionally, we seek someone who can capitalize on collaborative and interdisciplinary opportunities.
Job Duties: Teach undergraduate/graduate courses in human biology and biological and evolutionary anthropology; conduct research specialization in evolutionary anthropological approaches to human biology and behavior; and service activities.
Job Requirements: Earned PhD in Anthropology or related field completed by the date of hire; demonstrated research specialization in evolutionary anthropological approaches to human biology and behavior; active program of field and/or laboratory research with the ability to integrate and provide opportunities to graduate students; ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in human biology and biological and evolutionary anthropology. For a full description visit https://anthro.wsu.edu/.
Application: Applicants must supply a letter of application summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and contact information (including e-mail and phone numbers) for at least three references, and apply online at https://www.wsujobs.com/. Initial review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Email inquiries to Dr. Courtney Meehan, Search Committee Chair. Washington State University is an EEO/AA educator and employer.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
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Washington State University (WSU) is a comprehensive land-grant research institution with campuses in Pullman, Spokane, the Tri-Cities (Richland, Pasco and Kennewick) and Vancouver. There are ten colleges, a graduate school, and approximately 1700 faculty members. More than 18,500 undergraduate and graduate students are served by the Pullman campus. WSU offers over 250 fields of study including mo...re than 150 majors plus many minors, options and certificate programs. Bachelor’s degrees are available in all major areas, with master’s and doctoral degrees available in most. The University is one of the largest residential universities in the West. Pullman offers a friendly, small-town living environment. The nearby University of Idaho is located in Moscow, Idaho only seven miles from Pullman. Many departments in the two universities, including Anthropology, have cross-listed courses. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: http://www.pullmanchamber.com. The university’s web page (www.wsu.edu) offers information about WSU and the surrounding area.