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Non-Classified Opening

Assistant Professor, Biological Anthropology (3380)

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: September 13, 2017 - November 10, 2017
Announcement # NONCLS054131
Salary Range: DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Posting Number: req543
9 Month Full-Time
Faculty Tenure Track
College of Arts and Letters
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose
The Department of Anthropology at Idaho State University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in biological anthropology. The position will start August 2018. We seek an active biological anthropologist with evidence of superior teaching ability and an active research program. Research specialty is open, but we prefer candidates with research topics of broad anthropological significance including human adaptation, demography, nutrition, health and disease, and forensics. We also prefer candidates who demonstrate inventive undergraduate teaching.

Key Responsibilities
The candidate will teach 6 courses (3 per semester), including introductory courses in biological anthropology, upper level courses, and graduate courses. Experience in online instruction and a willingness to develop online courses in physical anthropology is preferred.  Faculty are expected to supervise graduate and undergraduate students, perform university and professional service, and conduct active research that involves students.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
Priority will be given to candidates who complement current faculty expertise and advance the Department’s strategic mission (see departmental website at https://isu.edu/anthropology/).

Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=543

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Please submit a cover letter which includes a statement of interest with goals for both teaching and research; a curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 10, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

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