Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Tenure Track Biocultural Position at Santa Clara University

Forwarded from Dr. Michelle Bezanson:

Department of Anthropology
Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University, Department of Anthropology, invites applications for a Biological Anthropologist specializing in biocultural anthropology, to be appointed at the assistant professor level (tenure-track) beginning in September 2012. The successful applicant will teach Introduction to Biological Anthropology (lecture and lab), and additional courses dealing with topics related to nutrition, health and sexuality. An ability to teach courses, including method and theory, supporting the major and Core curriculum is a plus. As this position will be closely integrated with the SCU Public Health program, an applicant with training and/or experience in public health is preferred. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Anthropology at time of appointment. Santa Clara is a Jesuit, Catholic, value-oriented university located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Quality scholarship and undergraduate teaching is essential, and involvement with student research is highly valued.

Please submit the following: a cover letter that includes statements of teaching philosophy, research agenda, academic experience and interest in culturally diverse groups; a curriculum vitae, including relevant teaching experience; teaching evaluations; sample publications; and names and addresses of three referees. Send documents to: Lisa Kealhofer, Chair, Department of Anthropology, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0310. E-mail: lkealhofer@scu.edu.

Information on our programs is available at: http://www.scu.edu/cas/anthropology/ and http://www.scu.edu/cas/phs/. We will be available to discuss the position at the AAA meetings in Montreal. Application deadline is October 31, 2011. Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

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