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Current Job Searches:

Assistant Professor, Physical Anthropology: Forensic Anthropology-Bioarchaeology

We seek a scholar who will develop an active research program and contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs in Anthropology. The successful candidate is expected to teach introductory physical anthropology, upper division courses, and graduate seminars in line with their specialty. Tenure-track faculty involved in graduate teaching and research typically teach two courses per semester; other duties are to advise undergraduate and graduate students; develop undergraduate and graduate curricula; carry out research and publish results; play role in development of high desert decomposition facility (‘body farm’) in Reno environs; participate on department committees; and carry out service and outreach activities.

Qualifications

Required: PhD in Anthropology at time of application; specialty in Physical Anthropology with emphasis on forensic anthropology/bioarchaeology.

Preferred: Field experience in forensic anthropology and/or bioarchaeology; willingness to teach upper-level courses such as forensic anthropology, bioarchaeology, quantitative methods; interests should complement those of existing faculty; evidence of a fundable research program; a record of research publication; willingness to help establish high desert 'body farm' in Reno environs; experience teaching introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses. Apply online at: https://www.unrsearch.com/hr/postings/13754/. Application deadline is January 15, 2014.

A background check may be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Search Chair: G. Richard Scott; grscott@unr.edu

Search Coordinator: Verla Jackson, verla@unr.edu

Closed Job Searches:

Assistant Professor, Linguistic Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track position in linguistic anthropology with a preferred focus on indigenous communities; geographic area open, but preference for the Western United States. We seek a scholar who will develop an active research agenda and contribute to the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs. The successful candidate is expected to teach introductory, upper division, and graduate courses in linguistic anthropology in line with his or her specialties; the candidate will also be expected to occasionally teach undergraduate courses in cultural anthropology, such as an introduction to cultural anthropology. This position will contribute to a growing and dynamic anthropology department with teaching, research, and service relevant to our region and diverse population and to the University’s interest in publicly-engaged scholarship. Apply online at: https://www.unrsearch.com/hr/postings/13344. Please submit a cover letter outlining research and teaching interests, contact information for three references, a CV, and a writing sample online by November 1, 2013. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AAA annual meeting in Chicago, November 20-24, 2013.

Qualifications:

Required: Strong evidence of research potential and teaching promise; ethnographic approach to studying language; specialization in linguistic anthropology demonstrated through research/publications; ability to teach courses in linguistic and cultural anthropology. Ph.D. must be in hand by July 1, 2014.

Preferred: Ph.D. in anthropology strongly preferred, but candidates in related disciplines such as sociolinguistics, linguistics, Native American Studies, or similar may also apply. Preference will be give to candidates with a focus on indigenous communities in the Western United States or to those with strong potential to develop research with local indigenous communities. Desirable areas of specialization include but are not limited to: language and media, historical linguistics, indigenous knowledge, language maintenance, bilingual education.

A background check may be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Search Chair: Erin Stiles, estiles@unr.edu

Search Coordinator: Verla Jackson, verla@unr.edu

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