Clinical Assistant professor of forensic anthropology

Employer
University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Anthropology
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
Dec 19, 2021

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Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Discipline
Biological Anthropology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
Level of Experience
Entry-level

Job Details

Description: The Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking candidates for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor position in biological anthropology specializing in forensic anthropology.  This is a permanent teaching position with opportunity for advancement.  Successful candidates will have a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching.  Candidates with expertise in human skeletal biology and osteology will be given preference.  Forensic casework experience would be a plus.  The ideal candidate will show an aptitude for academic program building.  Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in their research, teaching, and/or service are especially encouraged to apply.  Clinical faculty members are expected primarily to teach and perform service, but they may also do research.

Duties: Teach four courses per year at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, including introduction to biological anthropology and other service courses, forensic anthropology, and electives in the candidate’s areas of expertise; administer the department’s program of outreach to majors and alumni—including managing the department’s online presence; participate in the intellectual life of the University; and provide service to the University.

Qualifications: Candidates must receive a Ph.D. in Anthropology by August 16, 2022.

Applicants should submit an online application and additional materials by December 20, 2021.  Applications must include (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) teaching portfolio (including statement of teaching philosophy, list of courses taught, sample syllabi, and any other instructional materials that highlight teaching excellence), (4) diversity statement, and (5) the names and contact information of at least three references.  Questions about this position can be sent to Dr. Vincent LaMotta (vlamotta@uic.edu).

UIC is a comprehensive, urban, public, Research 1 university with state-of-the-art research facilities and a national leader among public higher education institutions in providing access to underrepresented students.  We are among the nation’s top five most diverse campuses and are designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).  See https://oae.uic.edu/resources/diversity-resources/ for more about Diversity at UIC.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, Veteran or disability status.  The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment.  For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899.

Company

Located in the heart of one of the most vibrant cities in the United States, UIC is a comprehensive urban public research (R1) university with a diverse student body and a strong tradition of support for difference and equality. Part of the University of Illinois land grant higher education system, UIC is among the nation’s top five most diverse campuses; it is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). UIC’s undergraduate population is currently 26.4% Hispanic, 23.1% Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander, 7.9% Black, 35.8% White, 9.3% International, and 4.3% other/unknown. 53% of UIC’s students are low income, and 36% are Pell eligible. While the University of Illinois includes students from the Middle East and North Africa in the White category, they represent a significant population of the student body. UIC is also home to the first cultural center serving students from the Arab region, the Arab American Cultural Center.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment.  We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

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  • This employer does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation/preference.
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Telephone
3124133570
Location
1007 W. Harrison St
UIC Anthropology, 2102 BSB
Chicago
IL
60607
United States

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