Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Job description

The Anthropology Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a two-year position with the possibility of reappointment at the rank of Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2018. We seek candidates with a specialization in archaeology and general ability to teach biological anthropology and whose research and teaching broadly reflect training in archaeological science. We expect candidates to be able to offer annually one semester of introduction to archaeology (with 20% biological anthropology) and other 200-300 level topical courses from within the current course offerings or new courses associated with the candidate’s expertise. Area of specialty and geographic focus is open but should complement the current faculty. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment. Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph. D. are preferred. The teaching load for this position is five courses per year. Candidates should submit materials, including (1) cover letter, (2) CV, and (3) names and contact information for three to five references, via interfolio at regarding the search may be directed to Nathan Goodale, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected] Our review of applications will begin on March 16, 2018. Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at Opportunities for Spouses or Partners. Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 2/15/2018
Application Due: 4/16/2018
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