USA, Louisville, Kentucky

Visiting Professor of Anthropology

Visiting Professor of Anthropology (Job Id: 36084)
Institution: University of Louisville
Location: Louisville, KY
Category: Faculty – Liberal Arts – Anthropology
Full Time
Job ID: 36084

Location: Anthropology



Position Description

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Louisville invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology with a focus in biological anthropology, beginning January 2019. Research interests are open, but candidates should be prepared to teach introduction to biological anthropology, beginning and intermediate courses in forensic anthropology, as well as advanced osteology. In addition, candidates will be expected to mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Preference given to individuals with demonstrated experience in Bioarcheology.


Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. Preferred candidate will have evidence of excellence in teaching, a current research project, completed professional papers and/or publications, and willingness to involve students in research and foster community engagement.


Interested applicants must apply on-line at and attach one document containing a cover letter, current vita, and names and email addresses of at least three references. Letters of recommendation will be requested upon narrowing the candidate pool. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.


For more information about the anthropology program at UofL, visit


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.



To apply for this position, follow the “Online App. Form” link below and then click on the “Apply Now”. You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the “Submit” button. Detailed instructions are available at in the “My Career Tools” section. Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM on the deadline date. If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by the department.




Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application. If you wish to include a cover letter or other documents, please combine them as one document with your resume/cv, save the document with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload.


EFFECTIVE 08/01/2018, the option to use an existing resume will no be longer available. On or after this date, please use the option to “Upload a new resume” to attach your CV or resume document.


Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street – Louisville, Kentucky 40208. If you have any questions or problems please contact, Center for Faculty Personnel – or by phone 502-852-5301


If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6258 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.



(Die Stellenausschreibung ist noch aktuell, obwohl die Originalausschreibung vom Februar 2018 ist.)