Monday, October 1, 2012

Job at University of Alaska Fairbanks

The University of Alaska FairbanksAnthropology Department invites applications for a tenure track biological anthropologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to begin August 2013. Research and geographic areas open, but should complement current faculty. Specializations in human biology or biomedical anthropology are a plus, as is research with applications to the circumpolar North. Candidates should have a record of external funding, be able to teach established courses in biological anthropology (including quantitative methods), and show evidence of research mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Ph.D. must be in hand at the time of application.
 The responsibilities of this position support the University of Alaska Fairbanks' tripartite mission of teaching, research and service. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in the successful candidate's area of expertise; maintenance of an active research program leading to refereed publications; and university and community service. Our department is a four-field department, supporting BA, BS, MA, and PhD programs in Anthropology; teaching responsibilities include 2 courses per semester and graduate and undergraduate supervision and advising. 
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is the flagship campus and principal research center of the University of Alaska System, and is the nation's northernmost Land, Sea, and Space Grant institution, with over 1,000 teaching and research faculty serving over 11,000 students. UAF has a Carnegie classification of RU/H, and is an international hub for northern research. Fairbanks is the state's second largest city with over 90,000 residents in the greater Fairbanks area. In addition to offering unparalleled opportunities for outdoor recreation, Fairbanks is home to a lively arts and culture scene.
 View a detailed job description and apply on-line at Position closes December 1, 2012. Posting #0065167. The direct link to the job posting is: Questions regarding this specific position may be directed to Dr. Ben A. Potter, search committee chair,
 The University of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution.

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