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University of Washington bioarchaeologist lecturer

by Ed Hagen last modified Nov 01, 2012 06:25 PM expired
The UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON (Seattle) Department of Anthropology seeks applications for a bioarchaeologist lecturer (renewable every 3 years, non-tenure track appointment), who would teach upper and lower division courses in our Archaeology and Biocultural Programs, to begin September 15, 2013. Expertise in human osteology required. This full-time 9-month appointment would be 50% in the Archaeology Program and 50% in the Biocultural Program. We seek an enthusiastic instructor to teach an introductory course in biological anthropology, an upper division course on human osteology, and four additional courses. Those additional courses might include, but are not limited to, world or regional prehistory, public archaeology, and forensic anthropology. The lecturer will offer a total of six courses per year, including two upper division courses in the UW Evening Degree Program. The University of Washington and the Anthropology Department value colleagues who have a strong commitment to an academic environment that promotes diversity. The University strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. University of Washington faculty members engage in teaching, research, and service.

Applicants must have earned a doctorate by the date of appointment; applicants who have not completed their PhD at the time of application will be considered. To apply, send a single PDF file including the following items in the specified order: (1) a cover letter that describes the applicant’s teaching interests and experience and academic preparation and publications; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) up to two course syllabi; (4) contact information for three professional references; and (5) a brief statement on how your teaching addresses diversity and encourages inclusion of individuals and groups from underrepresented backgrounds in the classroom and larger university community. Send this file to with the following subject header: ‘UW Lecturer Position – Your Name.’ Cover letter should be addressed to Dr. Patricia Kramer, Chair, Bioarchaeology Lecturer Search Committee, Department of Anthropology. Applications received by December 15, 2012 are assured consideration. Questions should be directed to Dr. Patricia Kramer at

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