Associate Professor-Tenure System

Location
East Lansing MI
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Ast/Assoc Professor

Position Summary

Michigan State University Department of Anthropology in the College of Social Science invites applications for a tenure-system position in archaeology at the assistant or untenured associate professor level. The appointment will begin August 16, 2018. We seek an anthropological archaeologist specializing in Environmental Archaeology.  Successful applicants will have appropriate research background, skills, and training to interact effectively with other disciplines across issues of human-environment interactions. These skills may include multidisciplinary training in related fields including laboratory analysis, computer modeling, and data-science methods. Applicant’s research should enhance or compliment current department strengths in anthropological archaeology or our emerging strength in cultural heritage studies. Interdisciplinary research and an interest in the application of archaeology to current human issues are desirable.  Michigan State Universityis a R1 institution and applicants with a demonstrated record of peer reviewed publication and competitive funding for research are preferred; an active research program is required. We seek a candidate with an established track record of external funding or the promise of attracting external funding. University teaching experience, while not required, will strengthen the application. A Ph.D. in anthropology is required by date of appointment. Please send application letter, including statement of research and teaching interests, CV, names of three references, and up to three publications. Electronic submission is required and materials should be uploaded at http://careers.msu.edu.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Anthropology

Minimum Requirements

We seek an anthropological archaeologist specializing in Environmental Archaeology. Successful applicants will have appropriate research background, skills, and training to interact effectively with other disciplines across issues of human-environment interactions.  An active research program is required and an established track record of external funding or the promise of attracting external funding. 

 

Desired Qualifications

Applicant’s research should enhance or compliment current department strengths in anthropological archaeology or our emerging strength in cultural heritage studies. Interdisciplinary research and an interest in the application of archaeology to current human issues are desirable. Applicants with a demonstrated record of peer reviewed publication and competitive funding for research are preferred, as is university teaching experience.

Required Application Materials

Please send application letter, including statement of research and teaching interests, CV, names of three references, and up to three publications.  Electronic submission is required and materials should be uploaded at http://careers.msu.edu.

Special Instructions

 The closing date for applications is November 17, 2017, or until the position is filled.  The Questions regarding this position can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jodie O'Gorman, ogorman@msu.edu. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.