Assistant Professor, Biological Anthropology
University of Massachusetts Boston - Boston, MA

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The Department of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a biological anthropologist for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to begin September 1, 2013, with a biocultural or ecological focus in the study of human biology and health. Preferred specializations include the study of health disparities, international health, reproductive ecology, sexuality and health, human adaptability, infectious or chronic/metabolic disease, and cultural change and biomarkers of stress. Geographic area of study is open. Applicants should be committed to an engaged pedagogy in an urban public university setting and be able to teach a range of courses, from an introductory course in biological anthropology to more advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in their research area. The faculty position will be a key contributor to the development of a new M.A. program in Public Anthropology centering on the environment, health, and cultural heritage.

Requirements:
We would be particularly receptive to candidates with an interest in locally-based collaborative research involving students. Minimum requirements: Ph.D. in Anthropology completed by no later than August 1, 2013. Application review will begin May 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Additional Information:
UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.

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