Employment Opportunities

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Assistant Professor - Biological Anthropology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Next review date: October 31, 2018

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: September 10th, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

 

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Anthropology (http://anthro.ucsd.edu/) at the University of California San Diego invites applications for a position in biological anthropology at the rank of assistant professor with a start date of July 1, 2019. Candidates must have received their PhD in biological anthropology or a closely related field by the start date of the appointment. Candidates who have yet to receive their PhD at the time of application will be required to show proof of the in progress PhD with the expected date of conferment. We are looking for candidates with cross disciplinary research interests relevant to human or non-human primate diversity, evolution, behavior, or health. We particularly seek a colleague whose research interests bridge and integrate with those of our existing biological anthropology faculty. Areas of interest presently covered by our faculty include human brain evolution and neurodevelopmental disorders, primate behavior and socioecology, cognition and conservation, social and racial disparities in health, epigenetics of adversity, molecular diversity beyond the genome, affecting reproduction and disease susceptibility. We consider this spirit of integration especially relevant to the training of our graduate and undergraduate biological anthropology students. We seek a colleague who will complement and expand our department’s current conceptual and methodological strengths while communicating across disciplinary and departmental boundaries.

Applicants will be judged on evidence of and their potential for accomplishments in research, teaching, academic and professional service, and contributions to diversity.

Applications are accepted electronically at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01858.

Applicants are required to submit an application cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, a statement on how the candidate’s research can bridge and integrate across our existing biological anthropology faculty, teaching statement, sample(s) of written work, and a statement summarizing their past and/or potential contributions to diversity. UCSD is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. See the UC San Diego Faculty Excellence and Diversity Website (http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html for assistance with UCSD’s diversity expectations. Applicants who have yet to receive their PhD must provide a letter from their advisor stating their PhD progress and expected conferment date. Applicants are encouraged to submit teaching evaluations and sample syllabi.

References: Applicants will provide current contact information for three references (do not send letter of recommendations and/or placement files).

INITIAL REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS IS OCTOBER 31, 2018

Recruitment for this position will remain open until the position is filled. All applications received by the initial review deadline (Oct. 31, 2018) will be fully considered by the search committee. Those received after the initial review deadline will be reviewed only at the discretion of the committee.

For questions about this job announcement, email Anita Wu at ayw001@ucsd.edu.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program web site at https://aps.ucsd.edu/services/pop/index.html

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

 


 

Temporary Lecturer 2018-2019 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Next review date: July 20, 2018

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: June 30th, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

 

DESCRIPTION

The Anthropology Department (http://anthro.ucsd.edu) at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applicants whose experience have prepared them to contribute to our pedagogical mission.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. with the area of study preferably in Anthropology. Successful candidates will also have outstanding undergraduate teaching and scholarship and must demonstrate have strong or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the context of a large public university. The Department is looking for Lecturers with teaching experience or can demonstrate capabilities in teaching following anthropological subfields:

Teaching expectations are based on the needs of the department including large, introductory courses in applicants' sub disciplines and possibly upper and lower division courses, related to their own research interests. Appointments will be part-time or full-time, from one quarter up to one year in duration, with the possibility of extension to a subsequent year. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Applications are accepted at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01739.

Applicants should include the following documents:

  1. Curriculum Vitae*
  2. Cover Letter*
  3. Statement of Teaching*
  4. Statement of Contributions to Diversity: Describe teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process
  5. Teaching Evaluations*
  6. Sample Syllabi, optional up to 2
  7. Letter of recommendation, optional up to 1 letter.

*Required documents

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For questions and inquiries about this opportunity, please contact the Academic Personnel Coordinator: antsocap@ucsd.edu .