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The Boise State University Anthropology Department seeks outstanding candidates to fill one position for a Lecturer in Anthropology. We are seeking candidates with research and teaching interests in human biology, primatology, biomedical anthropology, human behavioral ecology, environmental anthropology, quantitative anthropology or any related areas of specialization in applied, biological, or cultural anthropology.
The regional focus of research is open. We encourage candidates to demonstrate how their methodological and analytical skills complement and contribute to the department’s focus on human adaptation, ecology, and evolution. In addition to teaching, duties include advising and mentoring students and participating in shared departmental service obligations at the college and university levels. Boise State University seeks a candidate who is highly motivated in promoting cultural competency and/or diversity in their chosen field of expertise.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Teach introductory and upper division Anthropology classes
Advising and mentoring students
Participate in shared departmental service obligations
The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Ability to teach introductory anthropology courses, such as Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, and Evolution and Human Behavior, as well as upper division courses in their area of expertise.
Ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity in their chosen field of expertise.
Ph.D. in Anthropology, or a Master's degree with four years of contractual experience
Interest, experience and/or ability to promote cultural competency, diversity and/or inclusive excellence
Demonstrated professional development in teaching
Publication history in anthropology
Required Application Materials
Please submit: 1) a cover letter indicating your interest and how you meet required/preferred qualifications for this position; 2) a CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and professional service; 3) the names and email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation; 4) a statement of current research that includes an assessment of the impact of your research; and 5) documentation of teaching experience, including summaries of teaching evaluation and a statement reflecting on your teaching. For any questions, please contact John Ziker, Department Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open until 2/28/19.
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