Open Faculty Positions

University of Notre Dame: College of Arts & Letters: Anthropology

Biological Anthropologist

Location: Notre Dame, IN
Closes: May 2, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
(GMT-4 hours)

The University of Notre Dame Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full time one-year position for a visiting assistant professor in biological anthropology to begin in August 2017. A Ph.D. is required. Candidates documenting teaching excellence will be given particular consideration. The teaching load will be two courses per semester for Academic Year 2017-18.

The thematic focus, geographical and temporal interests, and methodological skills are open. Excellent teaching skills required. The Department of Anthropology is dedicated to dynamic four field graduate and undergraduate teaching that seeks creative collaboration across disciplinary lines, engaged scholarship, and congenial relations.

For questions, contact Agustin Fuentes, Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame:

Ph.D. must me in hand at time of appointment.
Please upload a full CV, (include names and contact information of three referees), and a letter of application outlining research interests and plans, as well as a writing sample.

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The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration.  The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity.  Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).