Job Description

Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology

Posting Numberreq6636
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentAnthropology Department (045A)
Academic LocationCollege of Arts & Sciences
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The UNM Department of Anthropology invites applications for a probationary tenure-track faculty position in Evolutionary Anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor to work in a highly diverse and inclusive university. We seek a dynamic scholar whose research complements scholarship in a new interdisciplinary sciences initiative blending field, laboratory, and experimental approaches while providing novel training opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Earned PhD in Anthropology or associated field with an evolutionary emphasis by time of appointment
  2. An active independent field and/or laboratory research program
  3. Evidence of at least 2 peer-reviewed publications, published or in press

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Evidence of research quality and productivity
  2. Evidence of commitment to pursuing extramural funding
  3. Demonstrated teaching or mentoring experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels
  4. Evidence of ability in desired areas of specialty that include but are not limited to evolutionary developmental biology; health; physiology; cognition; functional morphology; and microbial, reproductive, or behavioral ecology
  5. Demonstrated ability to collaborate in integrative interdisciplinary research and expertise that will complement existing strengths in UNM.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

Application InstructionsApplications must include a letter of intent addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position, as well as a description of the applicant's current research activities, teaching interests and experience, and five-year research plan. Please also include a curriculum vitae and full contact information of three references. Electronic submissions are required; please visit: Requisition #6636

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/1/2018. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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