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Assistant Professor in Anthropological Archaeology

Employer
Flagler College
Location
St. Augustine, FL

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Social Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Assistant Professor in Anthropological Archaeology

Location:
St. Augustine, FL
Open Date:
Nov 4, 2021
Close Date:
Jan 15, 2022
Description:

The Flagler College Department of Humanities invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Anthropological Archaeology. The successful candidate will be a dynamic teacher-scholar with teaching expertise that suits the program’s focus on cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and archaeology, and which complements existing strengths in the African Diaspora. The time period and geographic focus of research is open, but preference is given to those who specialize in Pre-Columbian and/or historic period Native American research or colonial era research. We particularly value candidates whose coursework provides students opportunities for community-engaged research, incorporates local, regional, and global perspectives, and has a broad appeal within the context of a liberal arts institution. Prospective candidates must be capable of teaching general education courses in archaeology and cultural anthropology, archaeological methods, as well as upper-division courses and seminars in their field of specialization. The teaching load is four classes per semester, and other responsibilities include committee service, student advising, and maintaining an active research agenda. There are additional opportunities to teach creative, intensive, high-impact courses during short Jan-term and May-mester. The anticipated start date for this position is August 2022.

The Flagler College Department of Humanities challenges students to cultivate individual creativity, critical reflection, historical consciousness and respect for the free exchange of ideas. The Faculty is dedicated to excellence in teaching, creative research and interdisciplinary approaches to learning.  Flagler College is a student-oriented, private independent college with an enrollment of approximately 2,500 students.  The college is located in historic St. Augustine, FL, 35 miles south of Jacksonville and 55 miles north of Daytona Beach. The Anthropology Program has active collaborations with several local institutions and organizations such as Florida Public Archaeology Network, Lighthouse Maritime Archaeological Program, Fort Mose State Park, and GTM-NERR.


Qualifications:

Requirements include a Ph.D. (ABD will be considered) in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field, a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching, and evidence of scholarship, and evidence of active field and/or lab research that can involve undergraduate students. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin January 15th and those received prior will be given priority. Position will remain open until filled.


Application Instructions:

Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching philosophy, samples of published scholarship, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (with contact information) to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/98148.

Organization

Working at Flagler College

Flagler College is a small private, independent college located in St. Augustine, Fla. The college offers 33 majors, 39 minors, and a master’s degree in Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing.Flagler College has an enrollment of about 2,500 students, as well as an offsite campus in Tallahassee, Fla. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review regularly feature Flagleras a college that offers quality education at a relatively low cost. A Flagler education is less than half the cost of similar private colleges, and competitive with many state universities. A relatively young institution (founded in 1968), Flagler College is also noted for its historic beauty. The centerpiece of the campus is the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a National Historic Landmark opened in 1888 by railroad pioneer and Standard Oil co-founder Henry M. Flagler. For more on Flagler College, visit www.flagler.edu.

 

Flagler College’s Mission

Flagler College offers an exceptional education through a challenging, inclusive, and supportive academic community integrated with the thriving culture and history of this unique place, St. Augustine. We foster intellectual, social, and personal transformation in our students. We prepare them for a diverse world that will always need discerning individuals, responsible citizens, and visionary leaders.

The College is committed to the preservation of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon and other historic structures that grace its campus.

 

Flagler College Core Values

Transformative Learning

We are committed to educating the whole person. As a community of inquiry, we value freedom of expression and the bond between teacher and student. We embrace a personalized education that is designed to transform lives and instill a passion for lifelong learning.

Respectful and Inclusive Community

We foster a sense of respect and appreciation for the dignity of all individuals. We cultivate an inclusive and diverse community that encourages civil and productive dialogue across differences.

Citizenship with Integrity

We believe that ethical citizenship should be exemplified on campus and in the community. We set high expectations for honesty, integrity, and individual responsibility.  We are deeply committed to building a community of trust.

Thoughtful Stewardship

We are dedicated to stewardship: to the care of each other, to the preservation of our historical buildings and natural resources, to the responsible management of our financial resources and gifts, and to the celebration of the remarkable heritage of St. Augustine with its vibrant cultures and history.

 

Flagler College is committed to diversity, inclusion and pursuit of a higher education with adherence to high ethical standards. It is the policy of Flagler College not to discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to, or employment in, its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic.

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