The Boston University Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Biological Anthropology, starting September 2023. The position entails teaching 2 courses each semester, covering introduction to Biological Anthropology, the Evolution of Life History, Primate Evolutionary Ecology and the Evolution of the Human Diet. The applicant is expected to have an active research program and to participate fully in the academic life of the department, including helping to advise undergraduate and graduate students, attending lectures and symposia, and participating in department colloquia.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. completed by the start date, an active research program and a strong record of teaching excellence. Applications should be received by March 31, 2023. Please submit a letter of application and separate statements of teaching (no more than 2 pages), research (no more than 2 pages), and diversity (no more than 2 pages), curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarly writing, sample syllabi, and the names of three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/24390. Any queries should be addressed to Prof. Cheryl Knott, Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, Boston University, at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the diversity statement, applicants should demonstrate past/current or future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and/or outreach.
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