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Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Unversity of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, Louisiana
$53,000 - $55,000
Posted Date
Feb 23, 2023

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology, with a specialization in biological anthropology, forensic anthropology, or bioarchaeology.


The Assistant Professor will teach three undergraduate courses per semester for majors and non-majors, including Biological Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology, Human Evolution, and Bioarchaeology. The Assistant Professor will advise and mentor anthropology majors, conduct sponsored research and peer-reviewed scholarship related to their area of expertise, and involve undergraduate students in research experiences as part of the university’s Advance Student Research Experience Quality Enhancement Plan. They will be expected to contribute to the advancement of the Anthropology program, the department, the College of Liberal Arts, and the university’s mission of providing “an exceptional education informed by diverse worldviews grounded in tradition, heritage, and culture.”


The position begins with the Fall 2023 semester. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in anthropology with a specialization in biological anthropology, forensic anthropology, or bioarchaeology, prior teaching experience, and evidence of ongoing scholarship and research. The ideal candidate will have applied research and teaching interests in Louisiana, the Lower Mississippi Valley, and/or Southeast.

Apply on the UL Lafayette Human Resources web site at: by uploading a CV, contact information for three professional references, and a cover letter with research and teaching interests.


The University of Louisiana at Lafayette does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act.


The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.


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