Lecturer in Anthropology
Rutgers The State University
United States

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Recruitment/Posting Title Full-time Lecturer A/Y (Faculty)
Department SAS - Anthropology
Salary Annual Salary
Posting Summary
The Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University – New Brunswick invites applications for a one-year, full-time Lecturer position to teach 15-credits of Anthropology during the 2023-2024 Academic Year. A qualified candidate will be expected to teach courses in human behavioral ecology, primatology, human genetics and quantitative methods, teaching a course load of two courses per semester plus one mini-course (1.5 credits) in the second half of each semester with the topic of their choice, totaling five courses per year. The proposed courses are 01:070:201 Evolution and Human Behavior, 01:070:212 Life of Primates, 01:070:316 Quantitative Methods in Evolutionary Anthropology, 01:070:240 Introduction to Molecular Anthropology, or 01:070:329 Human Evolutionary Genetics. The successful candidate should be qualified to teach 01:070:102 Introduction to Human Evolution as well as upper-level Primatology and Human Behavioral Ecology electives if needed, and to organize an annual one-day Big10 undergraduate research conference on research opportunities, in support of department Diversity-Equity-Inclusion goals. Finally, a successful candidate would participate in the Certificate in Evolutionary Medicine and be available to teach the evolutionary medicine colloquium. Please limit cover letter to only one page in length. Please list three references with contact information on CV.
Position Status  
Posting Number 23FA0533
Posting Open Date 06/20/2023
Posting Close Date 08/18/2023


Minimum Education and Experience
PhD or ABD in Anthropology or related field. Demonstrates familiarity with topic.
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Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/201610
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
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Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
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