Open Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology

Open Date Jul 2, 2018
Closes Oct 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The University of Notre Dame, Department of Anthropology, invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in biological anthropology. The start date for this position is August 1, 2019, Ph.D. must be in hand at the time of appointment. Applications will be accepted through October 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.

The successful candidate will be an integrative anthropologist embracing a four-field department.  The candidate’s research should complement or extend our existing departmental faculty expertise, with a perspective on the connections between lived, social experiences and biological processes. Our department has an active program of undergraduate research and attracts top graduate students, therefore the candidate must demonstrate excellent lab/field and quantitative skills, to aid our students with innovative research to position them for post-doctoral and faculty positions, while providing the skills for professional opportunities in the government and private sectors.  They must be an excellent teacher, mentoring highly qualified graduate and undergraduate student research, and advising them towards academic and non-academic career goals.

Geographical and temporal foci are open, with the successful candidate demonstrating a strong record of studying areas such as embodiment of social processes, social determinants of health, and biocultural approaches to inequality. We encourage applications from scholars using theoretical approaches related to the developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD). We have a particular interest in scholars incorporating aspects of human immunology, epigenetics, nutrition, or the microbiome in their research, while welcoming applicants in related areas as well. The Department of Anthropology seeks creative collaboration across disciplinary lines, engaged scholarship, collegial relations, and the ability to incorporate students into active learning, research, and fieldwork.

Application Process

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