Anthropology, Assistant Professor of Archaeology, Tenure-TrackPosition Title:
Anthropology, Assistant Professor of Archaeology, Tenure-TrackJob Category:
University FacultyJob Type:
Rogers Park-Lake Shore CampusLocation Code:
ANTHROPOLOGY (02133A)Department Name:
ANTHROPOLOGYIs this split and/or fully grant funded? :
YesDuties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, for academic year 2022-23. The department seeks an archaeologist with expertise in environmental archaeology. Research foci may include, but are not limited to, political ecology, ontology, and inequality, including unequal resource distribution, ecological diversity/uniformity, and health. We are interested in candidates who collaborate with descendant communities and/or engage with applied projects. Applicants with expertise in one or several of the following are preferred: GIS, 3D laser scanning, photogrammetry, and other digital applications in archaeology.Qualifications:
This hire is part of a University-wide, multiyear hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e. working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We seek candidates with an excellent record of teaching and research, and a deep commitment to undergraduate education. Candidates will be expected to teach two courses per semester centered in the life/natural sciences, contribute to and develop interdisciplinary initiatives that enhance collaboration between Life and Medical Sciences, Social Sciences, Environmental Sustainability, and the Humanities, and serve on Departmental committees. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a strong research program, including the pursuit of external grants.
The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Anthropology at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Physical Demands:
NoneMinimum Education and/or Work Experience:
Ph.D. in Anthropology at the time of appointment. Open Date:
Clearly demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching and a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship.
09/13/2021Special Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates should submit towww.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement outlining the applicant’s research agenda; (4) a statement on teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service (inclusive excellence statement). Letters of recommendation will be requested after a preliminary selection process has been completed. Candidates are welcomed to upload additional materials to www.career.luc.edu related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications. Questions can be directed to:Quick Link for Posting:
Kristin L. Krueger, Ph.D., Search Committee [email protected]
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.
As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about the university’s mission and focus on transformative education, please visit www.luc.edu/mission and www.luc.edu/mission/transformativeed, respectively.
PROVOSTNumber of Vacancies:
1Desired Start Date:
08/15/2022Open Until Filled: