Requisition Number: 0904273
Department: 62010302-HR-UF PREEMINENCE
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Description: The Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, invites applications for its Lockwood Professorship in Historical Archaeology, as part of the university's faculty preeminence initiative. The successful candidate will be hired at the level of Associate or Full Curator (equivalent to Associate or Full Professor) with tenure and be expected to conduct a dynamic research program in Historical Archaeology with an emphasis on Colonialism, preferably Spanish Colonialism. The appointee will supervise a full-time collections manager and will have the opportunity to teach and mentor students at the University. Three endowments are dedicated to support of the appointee's research program. In addition, external funding should be sought. The start date is expected to be August, 2014.
Minimum Requirements: Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or closely related field and a distinguished record of research and publication, preferably but not necessarily within Florida or the Caribbean; be willing to participate actively, although not exclusively, in the University of Florida's ongoing research, education, and interpretive programs in the St. Augustine, Florida area; and be capable of curating the extensive Historical Archaeology collection.
Special Instructions to Applicants: The search committee will begin reviewing applications on January 6, 2014 and will continue to receive applications until this position is filled. To ensure full consideration please apply on-line by January 6, 2014 at http://jobs.ufl.edu. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the Committee and/or hiring authority. The application should include: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of research, collections, teaching, and outreach experience; (4) digital links to no more than three publications; (5) the names of three colleagues who might be contacted for letters of recommendation. Any questions regarding this position or nominations may be directed to search committee chair Dr. William H. Marquardt, Lockwood Professor Search Committee, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, P.O. Box 117800, Gainesville, Florida 32611-7800 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.