College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Visiting Assistant Professor, Archaeology-Department of Anthr

Champaign, IL
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a position in anthropological archaeology at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor with a target start date of August 16, 2017. The appointment is anticipated to be for one year but may be renewed depending on departmental needs and positive performance reviews. This is a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure track position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Anthropology PhD in hand by the starting date of the appointment required. Geographic area is open. The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester. Experience teaching undergraduate lecture and discussion courses (including four-field introduction to anthropology, topical courses such as women in prehistory) strongly preferred. Required demonstrated evidence of research including a publication record and an active research agenda related to the position.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at and submit your application materials: application letter, CV, two sample syllabi, and names and contact information for three professional references. Referees will be contacted after a first review of applications. Only electronic applications submitted through will be accepted.

To ensure full consideration, all required materials must be submitted by May 10, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. For further information please contact
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

Organization Name: Anthropology
College Name or Administrative Unit: Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Open Date: 04/12/2017
Close Date: 05/10/2017


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