Job: St. Lawrence University (assistant)

The Department of Anthropology at St. Lawrence University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in biological anthropology, beginning August 2013. Qualified candidates will teach our required introductory course in Human Origins as well as upper-level research seminars in biological anthropology. Course load is three per semester; the particular array of remaining courses is open but should complement the offerings of a four-field anthropology department and take advantage of the departments extensive biological anthropology teaching collections. Candidates with Ph.D. in hand preferred. We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives to their scholarship and teaching. Strong evidence of desire and ability to teach in a small liberal arts college setting is essential. To apply, please send a detailed cover letter that addresses teaching philosophy and desire to teach in a small, liberal arts college environment; CV; teaching evaluations; and names and addresses (including email contacts) of three references to: Shinu Abraham, Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY, 13617. Priority consideration will be given to applications received on or before November 7, 2012. Application materials may also be submitted electronically to

Located in Canton, N.Y., St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,300 students. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global. For additional information about St. Lawrence University and the Anthropology Department, please visit our website at

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