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Anthropology - Biological Anthropology - 1.5 year, Start Spring 2024
Grinnell College

Date Posted Aug. 18, 2023
Title Anthropology - Biological Anthropology - 1.5 year, Start Spring 2024
University Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA, United States
Department Anthropology
Application Deadline Nov. 6, 2023
Position Start Date Jan. 1, 2024
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GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a ONE AND ONE-HALF YEAR appointment in BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY beginning Spring 2024. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests are open to any area in biological anthropology. Candidates will also be expected to teach an introductory anthropology course incorporating all four subfields of the discipline.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 6, 2023. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), brief course descriptions for two intermediate biological anthropology courses and a four-field introductory course taught through the exploration of a topic (such as adaptation, kinship, childhood, migration, etc.), and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Monty Roper, at or 641-269-3017.

  • Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

    An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

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