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California State University Dominguez Hills Tenure Track position in Biological Anthropology

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The Department of Anthropology at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applicants for a Tenure Track position in Biological Anthropology, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2013. The Candidate’s research interests may be in any area of biological anthropology that complements current program strengths in archaeology and or sociocultural anthropology. We seek an individual whose research interest with living human populations complement our program’s emphasis in the interactions between humans and their environments. The individual would be expected to develop new courses in biological anthropology including a lab course that would incorporate genetics, human variation, primatology and human evolution.

Teach general undergraduate courses in more than one of the major subfields (ethnology, archaeology, biological anthropology, anthropological linguistics).  Assist with advising of majors and serve on appropriate departmental, college and university committees.

Department Description. The CSUDH Department of Anthropology offers a major and minor in the discipline with course work in the four anthropological subdisciplines: ethnology, archaeology, physical anthropology and anthropological linguistics. In addition, courses focus on contemporary disciplinary research, area studies and societal applications of anthropological knowledge. Majors may choose between the General Anthropology concentration or the Archaeology concentration. The curriculum emphasizes skill development and diverse undergraduate field experiences. Through scholarly work and direct participation in research programs both locally and outside the United States, students gain direct understanding of the varied nature of human experience in the cultures of the world.  

Preferred Qualifications
•ABD will be considered, however completed Ph.D. is preferred

The University
CSU Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is a comprehensive public university located in the South Bay region of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. With approximately 300 full-time faculty, the University serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 15,000 students in an urban setting.

How to apply
Review of applications, consisting of a current CV, cover letter and a list of 3 references will begin December 1, 2012. Applications should be submitted online at the following link:

Questions regarding the position and application process should be directed to 

Dr. Susan Needham
Search Committee Chair
Department of Anthropology
CSU Dominguez Hills
1000 Victoria St.
Carson, CA 90747

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an equal opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.  The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.  

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771 or the office of Faculty Affairs at (310) 243-3766.  

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3693.

Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

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