Department of Anthropology - one-year term appointment in Archaeology beginning Fall 2021
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Department of Anthropology - one-year term appointment in Archaeology beginning Fall 2021Department:
The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one-year term appointment in Archaeology beginning Fall 2021. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests are open to any area in the subfield. Teaching will include an introductory course that incorporates the four-fields of American anthropology (i.e. biological anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology) through the exploration of some topic (such as adaptation, kinship, childhood, migration, etc.), as well as intermediate and upper-level archaeology courses in the candidates specialization. The ability to teach a course in archaeological methods, and possibly a course in statistics, is also desirable. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters. Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at
Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible.Special Instructions to Applicants:
In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They should also discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by March 15, 2021. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a description for an introductory four-fields topics course and an archaeological methods course, titles and course descriptions for one archaeology course at the intermediate and one at the advanced level, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Associate Professor Monty Roper, at [email protected] or 641-260-0811.FLSA Category:
03/15/2021Open Until Filled:
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