Assistant Professor of Anthropology
- Grinnell College, Department of Anthropology
- Grinnell, Iowa
- Closing date
- Jun 17, 2022
- Position Type
- Non-Tenure Track
- Biological Anthropology
- Full Time
- Organization Type
GRINNELL COLLEGE – ANTHROPOLOGY– 1 YEAR POSITION (START FALL 2022).
GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of ANTHROPOLOGY invites applications for a ONE YEAR appointment in BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY beginning Fall 2022. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests are open to any area in biological anthropology.
Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community and academic department that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by JUNE 15, 2022. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application (including a teaching philosophy statement), curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), course descriptions for an intermediate biological anthropology course and a four-field introductory course through the exploration of a topic (such as adaptation, kinship, childhood, migration, etc.), and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Brigittine French, at Anthropologysearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-3141.
Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.
An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.
Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa. It was founded in 1846 when a group of New England Congregationalists established the Trustees of Iowa College. Grinnell is known for its rigorous academics, innovative pedagogy, and commitment to social justice.
Grinnell has the sixth highest endowment-to-student ratio of liberal arts colleges, enabling need-blind admissions and substantial academic merit scholarships to boost socioeconomic diversity. Students receive funding for unpaid or underpaid summer internships and professional development (including international conferences and professional attire). Grinnell participates in a 3–2 engineering dual degree program with Columbia University, Washington University in St. Louis, and California Institute of Technology, a 2–1–1–1 engineering program with Dartmouth College and a Master of Public Health cooperative degree program with University of Iowa.
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