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Boğaziçi University (TURKEY) - TT Asst. Professor of Roman Archaeology - Deadline: 1 Sept. 2017Edit

Boğaziçi University Department of History invites applications for an entry level full-time position (Assistant Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the department’s undergraduate courses on Roman Archaeology and History as well as Latin language instruction at all levels and graduate programs in Ancient History and Archaeology and in History of Art, Architecture and Visual Culture. Research focus on Roman architecture or Roman ceramics will be given preference. Applicants must have a PhD in Classical Archaeology with a minor in Classics by the time of appointment. We seek a scholar who will in addition to dedicated undergraduate and graduate level teaching and mentoring, collaborate and contribute to the department’s field-work project and affiliated research centers.

Applicants must be non-Turkish citizens with excellent command of English.

Electronic files must be received by the application deadline at ancienthistory@boun.edu.tr. Hard copies must be mailed on or before the deadline to the address below:

Search Committee for a position in Roman Archaeology: Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Boğaziçi University, Bebek, 34342, İstanbul - Turkey.

  • The deadline for applications is September 1, 2017. Hard and electronic copies of the following documents are required: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, research and teaching statements (not to exceed 4 single spaced pages in total), syllabus for 1 undergraduate survey course and 1 graduate level seminar course, three letters of recommendation (Referees should send their letters directly to the department, in electronic format or as hard copies), writing sample (article or a chapter). All electronic documents should be in pdf format.

Brown University (RI) - TT Asst. Professor of Roman Art, Archaeology, and Architecture - Deadline: 10 Oct. 2017Edit

Brown University’s Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World and Department of History of Art and Architecture invite applications for an assistant professor in the fields of Roman archaeology, art, and architecture, whose research focuses on any region of the Mediterranean and/or Near East. We seek exceptional junior scholars who augment or complement the present strengths and diversity of our communities at Brown University, and who enhance our commitment to inclusive education and research.

Applications are welcome from candidates who have demonstrated a capacity for innovative research and cross-disciplinary thinking in the fields of Roman archaeology, art, and architecture. Candidates must have an outstanding record of scholarly achievement, as well as a proven record of publication, outreach, and service commensurate with their career stage. Excellence in, and commitment to, undergraduate and graduate teaching are essential. We particularly value active involvement and leading roles in ongoing fieldwork projects.

All candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae by October 10, 2017.  Applicants should provide the names of three referees with up-to-date contact information (including email, if possible); referees will be contacted directly by the Search Committee. The Search Committee may also contact candidates to request additional materials, such as course descriptions or writing samples. Applications received by October 10, 2017 will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is closed or filled.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

  • Please submit application materials online at apply.interfolio.com/42728. There is no need to provide hard copies of application materials for those that have already been submitted electronically. Applications received by October 10, 2017 will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is closed or filled.

Bryn Mawr College (PA) - TT Assistant Professor - Archaeology of Eastern Mediterranean and Near East (c. 11000 – 300 BCE) - Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017Edit

The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018 in the archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean and the Near East, from the Neolithic to the end of the Iron Age (c. 11000 – 300 BCE). Within this broad area, we seek candidates who engage in a promising and developing research program and teach courses centered on the material culture of the Mediterranean and the Near East, such as the archaeology of Mesopotamia and Egypt, as well as the interaction between these various regions. Teaching in these areas will extend from undergraduate to graduate, including supporting interdisciplinary undergraduate programs in the college, participating in the Graduate Group in the Humanities, and advising students on the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is desirable, but not necessary, that the candidate be involved in an active fieldwork program in the eastern Mediterranean and the Near East. This can encompass excavation and/or archaeobotanical, archaeozoological, or bioarchaeological research. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement and a writing sample by November 1, 2017 to the Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/42993. In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology Department Search Committee.

  • Applications received by November 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

California State University San Bernardino (CA) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - Archaeology - Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017Edit

The Department of Anthropology at California State University San Bernardino invites applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant or Associate Professor) in Archaeology to begin April 2018. The Applied Archaeology program is a professionally oriented program designed to prepare students for middle- and upper-level careers in the archaeological sector of the cultural resource management (CRM) industry.

California State University, San Bernardino (a Hispanic serving Institution) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles. CSUSB offers programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,700 students and offers 47 undergraduate, 35 graduate and one doctoral degree as well as 13 programs with national accreditation.

CSUSB actively encourages qualified applicants to apply who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population and advancing student success through highly engaged, high impact educational practices. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Typical Activities: The primary responsibility of the successful applicant will be to direct and teach in the MA program in Applied Archaeology, as well as to teach undergraduate courses as needed, and conduct research.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in archaeology or anthropology by time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications: The successful applicant will have specialization in California archaeology and have significant experience in the CRM industry at a supervisory level. Experience of successful collaboration with Native American communities will be a bonus, as will strong ties to the California CRM community.

Appointment will be made at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Applications are required to include: 1) a cover letter describing the applicant's interests and credentials; 2) a curriculum vitae detailing the applicant's training and accomplishments in both academic archaeology and CRM; and 3) letters of recommendation and contact information for four professional references who in combination can address the applicant's academic and CRM experience 4) copies of transcripts of all post-secondary degrees (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).

Also include a Diversity Statement which may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background/philosophy have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 250 words). California State University, San Bernardino is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

To find out more about the Department of Anthropology, please visit https://csbs.csusb.edu/anthropology/ma-program. If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/1846992/anthropology-archaeology-assistant-associate-professor-tenure-track?pagetype=transferJobs

  • Formal review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions, contact: Dr. Wesley Niewoehner, Chair, Department of Anthropology; email: wniewoeh@csusb.edu; 909-537-5567.

Cambridge University (UK) - TT George Pitt-Rivers Professorship in Archaeological Science - Deadline: 22 Sept. 2017Edit

The Board of Electors to the George Pitt-Rivers Professorship of Archaeological Science invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in Archaeological Science, as broadly construed, and one integrated with wider issues in interpretative archaeology. Candidates will be able to demonstrate the intellectual vision, applied experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining a leading research presence for Cambridge in this field, while also demonstrating an appetite for new, transformative approaches to configuring the future shape of Archaeological Science within Cambridge and internationally. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

The duties for this Professorship include cutting-edge research and teaching in Archaeological Science, broadly construed, that demonstrates both conceptual breadth and world-class specialist excellence; the ability to build and lead a team of colleagues and research students from across the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology; engagement with laboratory design and equipping; and contributions alongside other senior colleagues to the strategic advancement and leadership of Archaeology at Cambridge. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information is available at: https://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/professorships or contact the Human Resources Division, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email: ibise@admin.cam.ac.uk).

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Cyprian Broodbank, Disney Professor of Archaeology (cb122@cam.ac.uk).

Please quote reference JB12236 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

  • Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees, should be made online no later than 22 September 2017.


Hamilton College (NY) - TT Assistant or Associate Professor of Environmental Studies (incl. Archaeology) - Deadline: 1 Dec. 2017Edit

The Environmental Studies Program at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the general field of climate science starting July 1, 2018.  We are seeking candidates who have earned a Ph.D. in an appropriate scientific field and who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations.  Your cover letter should address ways in which you raise issues of diversity in your teaching, scholarship and/or service. Candidates will be expected to teach courses in global climate change and a gateway course in Environmental Studies. Areas of expertise could include (but are not limited to) one or more of the following: climatology, paleoclimatology, atmospheric science, climate modeling, climate and biodiversity, climate and energy systems, and the social, political, economic, and policy implications of climate change. Preference will be given to candidates who are conversant in both the scientific and societal aspects of climate change and who are dedicated to developing an active and productive research program involving undergraduate students. The normal teaching load is five courses per year.  The successful candidate will be expected to advise and mentor senior projects in Environmental Studies and eventually assume directorship of the program.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) 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 www.upstatenyherc.org as well as additional information at http://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/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.

  • Qualified candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter that addresses his/her qualifications for the position; 2) a statement describing his/her teaching philosophy; 3) a statement of research interests; 4) a curriculum vitae; and 5) letters from three professional references who know the candidate well and understand the expectations of a competitive liberal arts college. Candidates should submit these materials to Professor Todd Rayne via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/44185 by December 1, 2017.
  • A qualified environmental anthropological archaeologist could be considered for this position.

Harvard University (MA) - TT Asst. Professor OR Untenured Assoc. Professor in Anthropological Archaeology (focus on Archaeological Science) - Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017Edit

The Department of Anthropology at Harvard University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor or untenured Associate Professor in anthropological archaeology with a focus on archaeological science, broadly defined. We seek a candidate with expertise in scientific analyses applied to anthropological problems using archaeological data. Preference will be given to candidates who are leading research projects in, and can teach methods and theoretical aspects of, any one (or more) archaeological science/archaeometry complementary to existing department strengths. (Examples of research orientation include, but are not limited to, archaeobotany, archaeological statistics, archaeometallurgy, bioarchaeology, ceramic analyses, chronometric dating techniques, environmental archaeology, forensic anthropology, geoarchaeology, geophysics, human osteoarchaeology, isotopic archaeology, molecular archaeology, zooarchaeology, etc.). Candidates are expected to be able to offer introductory as well as advanced courses to undergraduates and graduate students and to demonstrate a promise of excellence in both research and teaching.

In addition to a cover letter, applicants should provide a statement of present and future research as well as a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three to five references. In addition, the application should include a CV, teaching evaluations and two or three writing samples/publications.

Texas Tech University (TX) - TT Asst. Professor - Forensic Anthropology - Deadline: 8 Nov. 2017Edit

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work (SASW) at Texas Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Forensic Anthropology to begin September 1, 2018. Preference will be given to candidates whose research area complements the existing strengths of the department in the Indigenous Americas. Research focus is open, but preference will be given to candidates that have a successful research agenda specific to forensic anthropology as it applies to issues of human rights, genocide, and/or the excavation and interpretation of mass graves.

The successful candidate will have experience in GIS, quantitative analysis, anthropological DNA, or other methodological specialty and will contribute to the curriculum by teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in anthropology including Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Archaeology, and Human Skeletal Biology and Forensic Techniques. In addition, the new colleague will be expected to develop courses related to his or her specializations, to mentor graduate students, and to involve graduate students in research. The teaching load is two courses per semester and includes teaching undergraduate and graduate students.

Service duties include program building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, university, and community is expected. The successful candidate will be expected to seek outside research funding.

Qualified candidates should complete an online application available here using requisition ID# 11533BR or through this direct link.

  • Applications should be submitted by November 8, 2017.

Umeå University (SWEDEN) - Professor of Archaeology - Deadline: 29th Sept. 2017Edit

The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Umeå University’s Faculty of Humanities conducts education and research in the fields of archaeology, philosophy, history, history of ideas, religious studies and theology. Within archaeology, courses and degrees are offered at first-cycle (BA) and third-cycle (PhD) levels. Within the field of environmental archaeology, education is offered at second-cycle (MA) and third-cycle levels (PhD). The department hosts the Environmental Archaeology Laboratory (EAL/MAL), a research infrastructure whose operations are integrated into both education and research in archaeology. The department also hosts the international Strategic Environmental Archaeology Database infrastructure. Further information about the department and archaeology division can be found here.

Description and work duties: Duties will include research, teaching, supervision, leading seminars, internal and external cooperation as well as administration. For the first four years, the position will include responsibility for the archaeology subject area, including leading the development of research and graduate programmes. The Professor will be expected to initiate research and establish external contacts, as well as contribute to the development of the university, department and the archaeology division. Teaching and supervision will be required at first-cycle (BA), second-cycle (MA) and third-cycle (PhD) levels. A productive relationship with environmental archaeology and the Environmental Archaeology Laboratory at the department will be essential. As Professor, you will be expected to keep abreast of current developments within archaeology and related subjects, as well as follow social developments that are of significance for the field. The exact composition of the post may vary over time and duties will be assigned according to the department's circumstances and needs, as well as current legislation.

Faculty funded research time and subject representative duties, amounting to 60% full time equivalent, will be included in the position for the first four years. Following this, the general terms for promoted professors at the faculty will be applicable (including the possibility of being appointed as archaeology subject professor with faculty-funded research time and responsibility for subject representative duties).

Université de Montréal (CAN: QC) - Assistant Professor of Public Archaeology - Deadline: 6 Nov. 2017Edit

The Département d’anthropologie is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in public archaeology (which includes community-based, collaborative, indigenous, engaged, citizen and participatory approaches). The new professor will be able to theorise public archaeology on a global scale, and create a programme of research, practice and teaching based in the greater Montréal region.

Responsibilities: The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University. He will have to teach at least two specialised courses in public archaeology (undergraduate and Master’s levels), establish collaborations with local and regional stakeholders, and integrate the public in a participatory archaeology.

Requirements: Ph.D. in anthropology or equivalent. The successful candidate will be expected to have the Ph.D. degree completed by the starting date. Strong research record in the field of public archaelogy. Aptitude for teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels Proficiency in the French language.

Information about the position

Posting number: FAS 09-17 / 9.

Treatment: The Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits.

Starting date: On or after June 1st, 2018

Application:• The application must include the following documents:- a cover letter. - a curriculum vitæ. - copies of recent publications and research. - a statement for the development of an integrated programme of research, practice and teaching based in a new public archaeology laboratory located in the tourist and administrative centre of Old Montréal. If previous or ongoing research are based elsewhere in the world, the statement should indicate its proposed continuity with the present position. - Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the department chair by the referees.

Application and letters of recommendation must be sent to the chair of the Département d’anthropologie at the following address:
M. Guy Lanoue, directeur
Département d’anthropologie
Faculté des arts et des sciences
Université de Montréal
C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (QC) H3C 3J7
or in digital format to the following e-mail address: anthro@umontreal.ca. Nonetheless, paper copies of all materials should also be mailed as quickly as possible.

For more information about the Department, please consult its Web site at: http://anthropo.umontreal.ca/accueil/.

Confidentiality: The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Equal Access Employment Program: Through its Equal Access Employment Program, Université de Montréal invites women, Aboriginal people, visible and ethnical minorities, as well as persons with disabilities to apply. During the recruitment process, our selection tools will be adapted to meet the needs of people with disabilities who request it. Be assured of the confidentiality of this information.
Université de Montréal is committed to the inclusion and the diversity of its staff and also encourages people of all sexual and gender identities to apply.

Immigration Requirements: We invite all qualified candidates to apply at UdeM. However, in accordance with immigration requirements in Canada, please note that priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

  • Deadline:  Until November 6th, 2017 inclusively

University at Albany, SUNY (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Ancient History (Hellenistic Culture) - Deadline: 4 Oct. 2017Edit

The University at Albany, State University of New York, seeks to appoint a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in ancient history, with a research concentration on any aspect of Hellenistic culture (including material culture) from the Classical Period to Late Antiquity. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the first part of the Western Civilization introduction course, surveys of Greek and Roman History, as well as more specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in an area of expertise. Proficiency with digital methods in teaching and research is desirable, as is the potential to complement existing departmental thematic strengths such as Environmental History, Religious Studies, and Business and Public History. Applicants must have in hand by August 15, 2018, a Ph.D. from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization. Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse populations. Application requirements include: cover letter, CV, writing sample, three letters of recommendation (independently submitted), and a teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, course evaluations, or peer reviews of teaching).

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

To view the full description and to apply, please visit https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=88176

  • Closing date for receipt of applications is October 4, 2017.

University of Arizona (AZ) - Assistant Curator of Zooarchaeology - Deadline: 2 Oct. 2017Edit

Posting Number: A21985 (https://uacareers.com/postings/21307)

Job Description: The Assistant Curator of Zooarchaeology is a continuing-eligible Academic Professional position functioning in the Research Division of the Arizona State Museum (ASM) at the University of Arizona (UA). The incumbent provides curatorial oversight for the comparative zooarchaeological collections (modern, non-human animal skeletal collections) housed at ASM and facilitates access to these collections for the purposes of research and education. The incumbent also conducts sponsored research and prepares publications in the area of zooarchaeology, with an emphasis on the US Southwest and northern Mexico. Other duties include community outreach, contributing to museum exhibits and programming, teaching and mentoring students, committee service within ASM and UA, and review of applications for paleontological permits issued by ASM.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in anthropology with an emphasis in the zooarchaeology of North America.
Research experience in zooarchaeology and field experience in archaeology.
Research capability demonstrated through publications.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the management of zooarchaeological collections and/or a zooarchaeological laboratory.
Demonstrated capacity to obtain grants for research.
Demonstrated experience working successfully with Native American tribes.
University teaching experience.

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 30 - 40 hours per week

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Posted Rate of Pay DOE

Posting Detail Information: Posting Number A21985

Number of Vacancies One

Limited to Current UA Employees No

Contact Information for Candidates Andrea Lawyer (lawyera@email.arizona.edu)

Open Date 08/16/2017

Open Until Filled Yes


University of Colorado (CO) - Curator of Archaeology and TT Assistant Professor in Anthropology - Deadline: 30 Sept. 2017Edit

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and the Department of Anthropology invite applications for a tenure-track, joint position as Curator of Archaeology and Assistant Professor. Applicants should have PhD with specialization in Archaeology, and museum experience. Strong preference for candidates with experience in Southwestern material culture research and publication, NAGPRA, collaborative research, and teaching, with strengths in contemporary archaeological and museological theory. The successful candidate will teach no more than one course per semester and be a part of the museum’s Anthropology Section, working closely with the Collections Manager and the Curator of Cultural Anthropology. Duties include establishing and executing a vital research program with extramural funding; curating archaeology collections (including a large collection of Southwest pottery); implementing NAGPRA; teaching in both units including graduate and undergraduate courses; and, advising MA and PhD students in Anthropology (http://www.colorado.edu/Anthropology ) and Museum & Field Studies (http://cumuseum.colorado.edu ). We offer a collaborative, intellectually stimulating, and supportive environment in which a new professor can thrive. Contact: archaeocurator@colorado.edu.

The anthropology collections at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History include more than 1.5 million archaeological and ethnographic objects, and nearly 50,000 photographic images relevant to these collections. The geographic foci of the collections are the North American Southwest and Rocky Mountain-Plains. The anthropology collections are primarily archaeological materials resulting from the systematic work of Earl H. Morris and Joe Ben Wheat. Morris built the museum's anthropological collections from 1913–1956. Wheat served as Curator of Anthropology and Curator Emeritus from 1952–1997, and directed the Yellow Jacket field school from 1954–1991. Anna O. Shepard's research collection in ceramic technology is also part of the anthropology collection.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (IL) - TT Asst. Professor - Mediterranean Archaeology - Deadline: 6 Nov. 2017Edit

The Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization in Mediterranean Archaeology. The appointee will be expected to conduct independent research and build a portfolio of publications; perform academic duties associated with our B.A. program, which includes a Classical Archaeology option, and with our M.A. and Ph.D. programs; and teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Preference will be given to candidates who are significantly involved in a major excavation in the ancient Mediterranean. Applicants are expected to present evidence of excellence in research and teaching. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Greek or Roman Archaeology (or in an immediately relevant field) required by mid-June 2018 for preferred start date of August 16, 2018. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at https://jobs.illinois.edu. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. Required information includes a cover letter, CV/resume, short writing sample (up to 20 pages), evidence of excellence in teaching (evaluations, up to three sample syllabi, and a statement of teaching philosophy), and contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references.

  • To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by November 6, 2017; letters of reference must be received by November 13, 2017. Referees will be contacted by email within a few days of application submission. Initial interviews will be conducted at the SCS/AIA meeting in Boston, January 4–7, 2018. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.


University of Nevada, Las Vegas (NV) - TT Asst. Professor - Archaeology - Deadline: 15 Nov. 2017Edit

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Archaeology. We are searching for an anthropologically grounded archaeologist with preferably four-field training and background. Applications from scholars specializing in any periods and geographic areas of the Old World are encouraged, but there is a preference for an individual working in southwest Asia and/or eastern Mediterranean with a theoretical emphasis on complex societies. Potential areas of expertise include archaeobotany, environmental archaeology, geoarchaeology, or GIS. We seek a dynamic scholar with an active research program, established fieldwork, and a proven record of scholarly achievement with publications and external funding. The successful candidate is also expected to complement and enhance the present departmental strengths. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a record of excellent teaching, as they will be expected to teach introductory and advanced courses to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to offer courses in their area of specialization and to facilitate student access to lab and fieldwork.

QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a Ph.D. degree from a regionally accredited college or university and must be in hand by June 1, 2018.

SALARY RANGE: Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

APPLICATION DETAILS: Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

  • Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on November 15, 2017 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Levent Atici at Levent.Atici@unlv.edu, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

University of Oklahoma (OK) - TT Assistant Professor - Proteomics - Deadline: October 10, 2017Edit

The University of Oklahoma invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, as part of a multi-departmental cluster-hire initiative. The successful candidate, will be expected to establish a leading-edge research program using proteomics methods to address wide-ranging basic and translational research problems that bridge biological and anthropological sciences.  Areas of research focus may include ecological and evolutionary research, basic biomedical science, host-microbiome dynamics, diet and metabolism, ancient biomolecules, or human biology. Strong consideration will also be given to candidates who complement and contribute to OU’s Biology of Behavior initiative (http://www.ou.edu/bb/) integrating evolutionary, developmental, physiological and genetic mechanisms of behavior from the social to molecular levels.

This strategic cluster hire initiative expands upon the success of our highly collaborative team of researchers who are addressing critical questions in biological and anthropological sciences from diverse perspectives. These studies, which span the range from extant to prehistoric cultures, are helping to shape perspectives about cultural and evolutionary drivers of human biology, health and disease, as well as human-enviroment interactions on many scales. The successful candidate is expected to lead teams applying modern proteomic technologies, especially mass spectrometry tools, to better understand the intersection of biological and anthropological science. Strong candidates will bring novel perspectives to partners in the University’s Laboratories of Molecular Anthropology and Microbiome Research (http://lmamr.org/ ), facilitated by access to cutting-edge equipment, including top of the line spectrometric instruments for proteomics.

The primary appointment will be within either the Department of Biology or the Department of Anthropology, depending on expertise. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to proteomics approaches to basic biology and to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels (one course per semester in general courses and areas of expertise). Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in biological science, anthropology or a closely related field (postdoctoral experience preferred) by the appointment start date.

Interested individuals should post the following at http://apply.interfolio.com/44555: 1) a cover letter describing their interest in this position, 2) a full curriculum vita, 3) a description of research accomplishments and future research plans as they relate to this focused search (6-page limit), and 4) a statement of teaching experience and interests. Candidates should request three letters of recommendation, to be uploaded to http://apply.interfolio.com/44555

  • A review of applications will begin October 10, 2017 and continue until filled. The position will begin in August 2018.

University of Vermont (VT) - TT Assistant Professor, Archaeology - Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017Edit

The University of Vermont, Department of Anthropology seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in archaeology. We invite applications from broadly-trained, anthropological archaeologists whose research focuses on human-environment interaction in the past. Ideal candidates should: 1) examine anthropogenic changes to landscapes and/or human responses to environmental change; and 2) do work that is firmly grounded in the application of Geographic Information Systems ( GIS ), remote sensing methodologies, geoarchaeology, or archaeochemistry. Strong preference will be given to applicants who work in the Americas and actively engage contemporary indigenous or Afro-descendent communities.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an active program of field and laboratory research and to obtain extramural funding to support these pursuits. In addition to teaching, faculty members will advise and mentor undergraduates and, whenever practical, involve students in their research. Prospective candidates should submit a letter detailing their areas of expertise and potential research and teaching contributions along with a curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references. Apply online at http://www.uvmjobs.com by searching for the position under the department name (Anthropology).

  • The position will remain open until filled but priority will be given to applications submitted by November 1, 2017. The hire must have a Ph.D. in anthropology at the time of initial appointment. The anticipated start date is August, 2018.

Visiting Positions / Limited-Term Appointments / PostdocsEdit

See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2017-18Edit

DISCUSSION, RUMORS, SPECULATIONEdit

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