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University of Tennessee Research Assistant Professor Position in Forensic Anthropology

by Ed Hagen last modified Oct 02, 2012 05:28 PM expired
The Forensic Anthropology Center, Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee, is seeking applications for a Research Assistant Professor in forensic anthropology effective Spring 2013. The duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate will include initiating and collaborating on new research involving the FAC resources, including external grant writing and publications. Responsibilities also include coordinating and teaching short courses throughout the year and assisting with the Body Donation Program. The position also entails supervising graduate student teaching and research assistants as well as the training of undergraduate interns and volunteers.


Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Anthropology, previous experience in osteological or archaeological fieldwork, organizing and coordinating short courses, and developing or following formal lab and field standard operating procedures.  Preference will be given to candidates who have gained international research and/or fieldwork experience, demonstrate a funding record and have database management skills. 

Applicants should send a letter of interest that includes a statement of research, CV, and full contact information for four references to Dr. Dawnie Steadman, Director, Forensic Anthropology Center, Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0720. Review of applications will begin September 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.


Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.


In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.  


Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN  37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440.  Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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