The University of Alabama at Birmingham seeks applications for a Chair of the Department of Anthropology beginning August 2014. Area and topical interests are open but should complement those found in the department. Applicants must have a PhD, a substantial publication record, a record of obtaining external support, and an ongoing research agenda. The successful candidate will have administrative experience and vision to lead a department that emphasizes quality undergraduate and graduate instruction and research excellence.
Review of applications is ongoing but applications received by December 15 will be assured of consideration. Candidates should submit a letter describing research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and the name of three references to Anthropology Search Committee Chair, University of Alabama at Birmingham, HHB 510, 1720 2nd Ave. South, Birmingham, AL 35294-1152.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.