Assistant Professor


University of West Florida
11000 University of West Florida
32514 Pensacola , FL
United States
30° 32' 50.226" N, 87° 13' 10.3044" W
Florida US
Friday, March 30, 2012

The Department of Anthropology at the University of West Florida invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to start August 2012, position #107590. 

We seek a broadly-trained biological anthropologist, with a specialty in forensic anthropology and/or bioarchaeology, demonstrated teaching abilities, and an active research agenda.  Regular teaching of a local summer forensic or bioarchaeology field school is required. 

Research and teaching expertise in biostatistics and quantitative methods is preferred. The successful candidate will complement our existing programs in archaeological, biological, and cultural anthropology; teach introductory, upper division, and graduate anthropology courses; advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; serve on graduate committees, and direct Master’s theses. Additional responsibilities include conducting and publishing research, and participating in department, university, professional, and community service activities.

Position requires a PhD in Anthropology.  For more information please contact Dr. John Bratten (, 850-474-2706) or Dr. Elizabeth Benchley (, 850-434-3015).

Applicants are to apply online at, the website of Human Resources at the University of West Florida. The preferred response date is March 30, 2012.  Be prepared to attach your academic vitae, letter of application/interest, statement of teaching philosophy, and list of three professional references. A criminal background screening is required for all positions.

Any persons requiring accommodation to apply may contact UWF Human Resources at 850-473-7469 (Voice) or 850-857-6114 (TTY).  UWF is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer and values diversity.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Institution or Company offering position: 
University of West Florida
Contact Name: 
Dr. John R. Bratten