Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Biological or Forensic)
Eastern New Mexico University
September 14, 2018
Portales, New Mexico
Depends on qualifications
Full Time - Faculty, Pre-Tenure
Eastern New Mexico University’s Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Forensic Anthropology or Biological Anthropology position, who also will serve as the Director of our Forensic Science Program, to begin in January 2019. ENMU seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. The core focus of our department is its hands-on scientific approach to anthropology that enables engaged learning and supports a research-based Master’s degree program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach a range of general undergraduate and graduate courses in forensic science and biological anthropology, as well as courses within the new faculty member’s specialty
Guide the operation of the Forensic Science program, including curriculum development and program assessment
Engage in scholarly activities
Supervise graduate research and thesis writing
Advise students effectively
Participate in curriculum development
Serve the profession and the department, college, and university communities
Minimum Job Requirements:
Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology or related field of Forensic Science (ABD will be considered)
Preference given to candidates with experience in the application of osteological analyses in a medicolegal setting
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated excellence in teaching and willingness to teach using traditional and distance education technologies
Experience analyzing human skeletal remains
Ability to effectively direct a program with faculty from other disciplines and students in a variety of emphasis areas
Ability to effectively advise students and their organizations
Ability to work well in a collegial setting
Located in east-central New Mexico, ENMU is a regional comprehensive, Master’s-granting public university, and the third largest university in New Mexico. It is a Hispanic Serving Institution with a faculty who are committed to serving a diverse student population and advancing student success with focused retention and educational practices.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Electronic applications may be submitted through the links available in the Employment area of the ENMU Human Resources page (http://www.enmu.edu/about/employment-and-hr/employment-opportunities). Please attach the following required documents to your online application, even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records: letter of interest outlining qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, contact information for three references (blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position), and transcripts (unofficial for application purposes).
ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University's non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer Jessica Small at (575) 562-2218,. Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail ENMU.HRrecruiter@enmu.edu
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Eastern New Mexico University combines a traditional learning environment with 21st century technology to provide a rich educational experience. ENMU emphasizes liberal learning, freedom of inquiry, cultural diversity and whole student life. Excellent teaching and active learning define campus relationships. Scholarship, both primary and applied, cultural enrichment, and professional service are also important contributions of the University community. ENMU, a state institution offering more than 60 associate, bachelor's and master's degrees, serves 5800 students from 48 states and 31 countries. Educational programs are offered at the Portales campus and also by interactive distance education, public broadcast television, and branch community colleges in Roswell, New Mexico, and Ruidoso, New Mexico.