mardi 31 juillet 2012

Assistant Professor, Physical Anthropology

Hiring Organization:
University of California Santa Cruz

Date Posted:

Position Description:

Assistant Professor, Physical Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, invites applications for a tenure-track position in physical anthropology at the level of assistant professor beginning July 1, 2013. Research area is open, although the department recognizes its need for expertise in several fields that resonate with the department’s current strengths: bioarchaeology, multi-species anthropology, health and disease in living populations, and human migration. Active research projects with the potential for involving graduate students would be crucial to this position. The successful candidate will contribute to our emerging graduate program and also must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service.

RANK: Assistant Professor

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Anthropology or closely related field, completed by July 1, 2013. The successful candidate must present strong evidence of research activity and demonstrated potential for university teaching.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2013, with academic year beginning September 2013.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files. The following documents/materials are required for the application to be complete:

• letter of application
• curriculum vitae
• three dissertation or book chapters
• names of three referees willing to write a letter of recommendation* if solicited later in the search process

Applicants are invited to submit any additional publications and an optional statement addressing their contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service.

Refer to Position #JPF00009-13 in all correspondence

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2012.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be complete by this date. The search will remain open until the position is filled, but not later than 6/30/2014.

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.

The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. We strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.

Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686. Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-4300.



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Santa Cruz, CA 95064


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