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VAP - Biological Anthropology

Position overview

Position title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology
Salary range: $70,100
Anticipated start: October 1, 2022

Application Window

Open date: July 20, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Aug 19, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Feb 10, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor to serve 100% time in the 2022-23 academic year. Instruction begins Thursday, September 22 with the pay period and hire date beginning on October 1, 2022. Duties will include in-person, on-campus instruction of 2 courses in each of 3 quarters (six courses total). Courses that applicant would need to be able to teach include a human osteology laboratory course and a graduate seminar of their design. Other classes that could be taught include: introduction to biological anthropology and other upper division undergraduate lecture courses such as, paleoanthropology, bioarchaeology, and/or forensic anthropology. Duties will also include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and participation in department activities. In addition, the successful candidate will give at least one campus presentation of their work during their appointment, and will continue with their research agenda. Review of applications will begin on August 19, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates who apply by August 19, 2022 will receive full consideration.

A Ph.D. in anthropology or a related discipline is required at the time of the appointment. Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching anthropology, including human osteology, at the university level. Salary will be $70,100 for the year.

Applications must include:
• Cover letter
• Statement of research interests
• CV
• Statement of Teaching Effectiveness including teaching portfolio including sample syllabi and teaching evaluations
• Diversity Statement (Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence)
• Contact information for three references
All application materials must be submitted by using the following link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01606

For more information, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Sang-Hee Lee, sang-hee.lee@ucr.edu.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in anthropology or a related discipline is required at the time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching anthropology, including human osteology, at the university level.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Cover letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching - Statement of Teaching Effectiveness, including teaching portfolio, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations.

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Three (3) references are required. Please provide the contact information for each of reference.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01606

Help contact: lilialv@ucr.edu

Campus Information

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19). All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, CA