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Assistant Teaching Professor – Biological Anthropology, Emory University

Emory University, Department of Anthropology
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
Dec 25, 2022

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Faculty, Non-Tenure Track
Biological Anthropology
Full Time
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The Department of Anthropology at Emory University (Atlanta, GA) invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in biological anthropology to begin Fall 2023. The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be leading an introductory course in biological anthropology. Specifically, the candidate should be able to teach a large lecture course that covers evolutionary theory and population genetics, primatology, paleoanthropology, cultural evolution, and human variation. In addition, the candidate should be able to conduct the associated laboratory sections. The ideal candidate will have expertise and ability to teach in other areas of biological anthropology, for example: human biology, and/or anthropological neuroscience. Candidates must have a doctoral degree and a demonstrated commitment to teaching, mentorship, and academic leadership. The Department of Anthropology, Emory College of Arts and Science, and Emory University embrace diversity and seek candidates who will participate in a climate that attracts and supports students of all ethnicities, races, nationalities, genders, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022, and applications will be accepted through January 2, 2023. To apply for this position, please submit your materials free of charge through Interfolio:

Please include the following materials: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vita; 3) complete contact information for three references who have agreed to write confidential letters of recommendation; 4) statement of teaching experience, interests, and philosophy; and 5) statement describing experience and vision regarding the teaching, mentorship, and support of students from diverse backgrounds and/or experience engaging issues related to social and racial justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in and beyond the classroom. Items 4-5 should not exceed six pages combined.

At Emory, teaching professors are full partners in advancing the vision of Emory as an institution that combines the opportunities of a tier-one research university with a small liberal arts college experience, which makes possible the inquiry-driven, ethically responsible practice of engaged citizenship to which we aspire for ourselves and for our students. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, individuals from historically underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


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The Emory University Department of Anthropology, which was founded in 1978, has established itself as one of the nation's foremost programs. Ranked in the top 10 of U.S. anthropology departments by the National Research Council, Emory's program in anthropology encourages a diversity of learning, teaching, and research opportunities in social and cultural anthropology as well as biological anthropology (including biocultural perspectives).
This employer does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation/preference.
This employer does prohibit discrimination based on gender identity/expression.
This employer does not offer health insurance benefits to eligible partners.
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