ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track position in evolutionary ecology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2021.
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Utah invitesapplications for a tenure-track position in evolutionary ecology at the rank ofAssistant Professor to begin July 1, 2021. We seek diverse candidates whocomplement this historical strength of the department and take aquantitative, empirical approach to the study of human behavior, biology, orevolution.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a relatedfield by the time of appointment, an established record of high-qualityresearch indicated by external funding and publications, and evidence ofrelevant teaching and field work experience. A competitive application willpresent evidence of teaching and research excellence, or potential for thesame. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and service hasprepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement andinclusion of culturally diverse audiences.
The selected candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate andgraduate courses, develop a productive and externally-funded researchprogram, direct graduate research, and exhibit a commitment to service tothe department, college, and university. Salary is competitive and dependenton qualifications and experience. The University of Utah is an AA/EEO employer.
The Department of Anthropology is actively working to remove barriers thathave been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresentedgroups; strives to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity; andmakes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personalsuccess while they are here. The University of Utah recognizes that a diversefaculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entirecampus and greater community. The University of Utah offers benefits tospouses, and to same- and different-sex domestic partners.
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