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Lecturer - Department of Anthropology

Employer
The Ohio State University
Location
Whitehall, Ohio
Closing date
Oct 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
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Job Title:

Lecturer - Department of Anthropology

Department:

Arts and Sciences | Anthropology

Department: Anthropology

Position: Forensic Anthropologist

Rank: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Assistant Professor of Teaching

Description:

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a forensic anthropologist. This position would ideally begin with the spring term (January 1, 2023) but is negotiable. We seek an anatomically trained scientist who will contribute to our growing undergraduate and graduate (MA) programs in forensic anthropology. Primary duties will be to teach introductory and advanced level courses in forensic science and forensic anthropology. Additional teaching duties include courses such as skeletal biology, osteology, bioarchaeology, dental anthropology, anatomy, introduction to biological anthropology, and a forensic field school. An active research program is not required. However, preference will be given to the candidate who can augment the department's strength in evolutionary anthropology. Strong practical skills in forensic anthropology are desirable, specifically to be applied towards forensic casework and field work activities in the context of student mentorship. The ideal candidate will also strengthen links with colleagues in other units such as those in the Medical School, the College of Dentistry, and/or the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences. This is a renewable, non-tenure track position with an initial contract of 1 - 3 years, depending on prior experience. Rank is open and determined by experience and qualifications.

Qualifications:

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Anthropology, Forensic Science, or equivalent discipline. Demonstrated excellence in teaching required. The candidate will be able to offer a range of classes in forensic anthropology at introductory and advanced levels and to oversee forensic projects. Ability to teach courses such as introduction to biological anthropology, osteology, skeletal biology, dental anthropology, and/or anatomy is desirable. Field and casework experience in forensic science contexts are highly desirable.

About Columbus:

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the Midwest's fastest-growing city and the nation's 14th largest city. Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at https://visit.osu.edu/experience.

Application Instructions:

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A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Scott McGraw at mcgraw.43@osu.edu.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. Over the next few years, The Ohio State University is committed to welcoming 350 new faculty hires, many of which will contribute to growing our role as a premier research university equipped to answer and interrogate the critical domestic and global societal challenges that deter equality and inclusion. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. The university is a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Additional Information:

Ohio State is focused on enhancing the health and safety of our community. Therefore, the university is requiring every student, faculty and staff member to be compliant with Ohio State's COVID-19 vaccine requirement.

By the start of employment, all newly hired employees must receive at least the first dose of a two-dose series or a single dose of a one-dose series COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals who choose a two-dose series vaccination must receive the second dose within 45 days of their start date. Proof of vaccination will be required at time of hire.

Candidates may request a medical or religious exemption from the vaccination requirement. Campus employees may also request an exemption for personal reasons. Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, College of Medicine or OSUP Employees are not eligible for personal exemptions. All exemptions are subject to Ohio State's approval and subject to change, including revocation, due to legal and regulatory requirements.

Location:

Smith Laboratory (0065)

Position Type:

Term (Fixed Term)

Scheduled Hours:

40

Shift:

First Shift

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