The Department of Anthropology at East Carolina University (ECU) seeks a biomedical anthropologist for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor starting August 13, 2018. We seek applications from candidates with a field or lab-based research program that crosses disciplinary boundaries to explore biological, social, cultural, environmental, and dimensions of health and the human experience. Examples include combining forensic and cultural anthropology to address increased deaths along the U.S.-Mexico border or biocultural and medical anthropology to examine the relationships between occupational health and substance abuse.
The successful candidate is expected to teach introductory courses in general anthropology and biological anthropology as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in cultural and biological anthropology. Appropriate service to the university, community, and profession is expected.
PhD in anthropology is required. Qualifying degree must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level should have experience in securing external funding and demonstrate their potential for research and publication. Associate Professor-level applicants are expected to have active portable funding.
How to apply
Screening begins November 9, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of research interests and teaching experience/philosophy, and contact information for three references online at www.jobs.ecu.edu. Official transcripts and hard-copy original, signed reference letters are required upon employment.