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Asst. Professor Anthropology

Hiring Organization:
University of Miami

Date Posted:

Position Description:
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Miami invites applications for a tenuretrack assistant professorship in Biological Anthropology, to begin August of 2019. Preference will be given to an anthropological primatologist who will advance our departmentalcommitment to a robust four-field approach. We are open to a range of research, including behavior, communication, biogeography, ecology, evolution, genetics, and functional morphology, and to any geographic and taxonomic specialization. The successful applicant will have an established record of original research, funding, teaching, and publication, with a clear framework for continued progress in these areas. The candidate should demonstrate how undergraduate and graduate students would be engaged in those efforts. Responsibilities: Teaching duties include two courses per semester at the introductory, advanced undergraduate, and graduate levels. The candidate will develop additional classes, perform undergraduate and graduate advising, and supervise graduate and undergraduate student research. The ideal candidate will commit to teaching a primatology field school and also willcontribute to the development of our graduate curricula. Demonstrable service in the habitat country or community is also desirable. Other duties include departmental and university-level service on committees, working groups, etc., as directed by the Chair.

A Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related field must be in-hand by the position start date.

For your application, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, up to three sample publications, and the names and contact
information for three professional references as a single pdf file (pdfs larger than 10MB also should be sent to the search committee chair). Please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, William J. Pestle
( with any questions. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected
Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.


Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):

Term of Appointment:
Begins Fall 2019

Application Deadline:
Review begins immediately; closes Nov 1, 2018.

Must apply through UM's Workday website portal.

Contact Information:
Dr. Will Pestle
Dept. of Anthropology P.O. Box 248106
Coral Gables, FL 33124-2005

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