St. Louis, Missouri
Université de Montréal
East Lansing, MI
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Professorship in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology
New York, NY
Executive Director of the Spaital Archaeometry Research Collaboration
Lockwood Professorship in Historical Archaeology
Visiting Scholar Position
University of Pittsburgh
International Archaeological Research Institute, Inc. (IARII)
Guam Manager/Supervisory Archaeologist
Curator of Historical Archaeology
New York State Museum
Tenure Track Faculty Position
University of Massachussetts Boston
Prehistoric Archaeology Assistant Professor,
American Numismatic Society,
New York City, New York
Curator of Archaeology and Assistant Professor,
Salt Lake City, Utah
Assistant Professer, Universite de Montreal
Assistant Professor, McMaster University
Assistant Professor; Associate Professor
Bioarchaeologist, University of California
Santa Barbara, CA
Assistant Professor, Lake Forest
Lake Forest, IL
Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor, Appalachian State
Archaeological Field School Director, Western State Colorado University
Archaeologist, Bureau of Reclamation
Project Archaeologist, Public Archaeology Laboratory
Senior Research Archaeologist, Illinois State Archaeological Survey
Assistant Professor, Emory University
Director of Archaeological Services, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor, California State University
Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University
Executive Director, Archaeological Institute of America
Director of the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory of Archaeological Science
Director, Yale Center for the Study of Ancient Pyro-Technology
New Haven, CT
Cowen Chair in Social Human Dynamics
Santa Fe, NM
Executive Director, Amerind Foundation
Director of Research and Endowed Professor, University of Tulsa
Tenure-Track Archaeologist, Georgia State University
Assistant Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow, or Research Fellow
Assistant Professor, East Asian Archaeology
Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology
Bioarchaeology Faculty (Tenure Track)
NAGPRA Project Manager
Company: Department of Anthropology at University of Missouri-St. Louis
Position: Full Professor
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
The Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Languages at the University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applications for a tenured position in Archaeology at the Associate or Full Professor level to begin in the Fall of 2014. The successful candidate will be expected to become the next department Chair. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills as well as experience in department-level administration, curriculum design, program-building, and outreach. A Ph.D. is required.
We are searching for an outstanding archaeologist with a strong record of scholarship and undergraduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who complement and enhance the existing strengths of the department in Museum Studies, Greek Studies, and/or East Asian Studies. Classical archaeologists are encouraged to apply.
For full information, see http://www.umsl.edu/divisions/artscience/anthro/Job%20Openings/Associate%20or%20Full%20Professor%20of%20Archaeology.html , or contact Susan Brownell, Chair, email@example.com.
Review of applications by the Anthropology Search Committee will begin on Dec. 16, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
Posted on: December 6, 2013
Company: Department of Anthropology at Université de Montréal
Position: Assistant Professor
Location: Montréal, Quebec
The Department of Anthropology at Université de Montréal seeks candidates for a full time, tenure-track position in archaeology at the rank of assistant professor, with a focus on innovative approaches to the study of the interactions between society and the environment. The successful 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. Requirements are a PhD in Anthropology, Archaeology or related discipline; a specialization in innovative approaches to the study of interactions between society and the environment; teaching and fieldwork experience; publications; and capacity to lead an archaeological fieldschool. We are particularly interested in archaeologists doing research on intercultural contact and on the historic period. Candidates must have proficiency in the French language. In accordance with the institution’s language policy, the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French. The Université de Montréal offers competitive salary and complete range of employee benefits. Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of recent publications and research, must be received at the address below by January 15, 2014. Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the following address: Bernard Bernier, Chair, Département d’anthropologie, Université de Montréal, C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville, Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7, Canada
Posted on: December 4, 2013
Company: Michigan State University
Position: Museum Director
Location: East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University seeks a dynamic leader with significant museum experience to serve as director of its AAM-accredited science and culture museum. Founded in 1857 as part of the university’s land-grant mission, the MSU Museum <museum.msu.edu> serves university and world-wide academic communities, scholars and public audiences through collections, research, exhibitions, public programs and services. MSU itself began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world and the Museum reflects its broad, multi-disciplinary scope and commitment to excellence.
The new director will advance the Museum’s mission of research, scholarship and public engagement, provide sound management and fiscal direction, and balance the unique needs and interests of multiple constituencies. The new director will obtain extramural funding, and strengthen university investment in support of scholarship, technology, education, exhibition and distance learning activities of the Museum. The new director will enhance collaborations among the MSU Museum, other academic units and other organizations where they intersect with teaching, research, exhibits, and public programs.
The MSU Museum has significant science and culture collections that include approximately one million specimens and objects in Anthropology, Natural Science, Folk Arts and History.It is comprised of 30 full and part-time administrative, faculty, curatorial and support staff. The public museum building contains exhibits, natural science collections, and office space. Additional science and culture collections are housed in three other campus buildings. The collections are accessible through multiple national electronic databases. The staff members are engaged in exhibition development, including a traveling exhibition service. They are involved locally, nationally and internationally in research, scholarship, the development of collections and electronic access to collections data. Staff members also work with diverse communities in research and programming. The MSU Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate, a CITES-registered institution, and a partner with the Michigan Council of Arts and Cultural Affairs in select statewide programs.
The MSU Museum is administered by the Office of the Provost; the director reports to the Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. MSU Colleges of Arts and Letters, Social Science, Natural Science, Education and Agriculture and Natural Resources/Extension provide funding and staff to the museum. The Museum cultivates and maintains interdisciplinary linkages across campus, particularly in college-based programs in the sciences, arts and humanities, and international studies.
The ideal candidate will have:
- an innovative vision for a multidisciplinary university museum that bridges the Two Cultures
- extensive executive leadership experience in a museum
- a proven record of sound administrative and fiscal management, and experience with accreditation and/or best practices in professional museum standards
- demonstrated success in extramural grants, fundraising and growing membership base
- evidence of successful collaboration with diverse stake-holders
- a doctoral degree in a discipline related and complementary to the work and collections of the Museum
- a significant record of scholarship and research sufficient to be tenured at Michigan State University
For inquiries and additional information, contact the chair of the search committee, Professor Robert Pennock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin on Jan 17, 2014. To apply, please submit a cover letter of interest, a full curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and three representative scholarly publications through the MSU COMPASS application system located at https://jobs.msu.edu. Search for job posting # 8678.
Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and members of minorities are strongly encouraged. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
Posted on: November 25, 2013
Company: University of Georgia
Position: Assistant Professor
Location: Athens, GA
The Departments of Geography and Anthropology at the University of Georgia invite applications for a joint-appointment tenure-track assistant professor position for Fall 2014. A Ph.D. in anthropology, geography or other related area is required. We seek an individual engaging in interdisciplinary studies of the long- term relation between human activities and landscapes during the late Quaternary, with a particular strength in one or more of the areas of biogeography, environmental archaeology, geoarchaeology, geomorphology, and/or paleoecology. The individual would be expected to foster a strong orientation to field-based research and an analytical approach to evidence. A commitment to graduate and undergraduate instruction is essential, and the expected teaching load is four courses per year. The successful candidate will have a solid record or potential for publishing and obtaining external funding, and have the ability to teach required and specialty courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research and teaching should complement and enhance existing strengths in the Departments of Anthropology and Geography, yet also engage students and faculty from other relevant units and leverage existing strengths and resources associated with the University of Georgia.
Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (www.exploregeorgia.org). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia
are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is an EEO/ADA/AA institution. Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment.
Candidates should apply at https://www.franklin.uga.edu/jobs/ where you will upload curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, two representative articles, and contact information for three referees. Inquiries about the position should be directed to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Posted: November 25, 2013
Company: University of Connecticut
Position: State Archaeologist
Location: Storr, Connecticut
The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Archaeology Center, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, invites applications for a full-time State Archaeologist, as a non-tenure track faculty Assistant Extension Professor of Anthropology, who will be responsible for all aspects of the Office of State Archaeology work as mandated in the Connecticut state statutes, including cultural resource preservation, field and laboratory methods, research, public education and administrative services.
Minimal Qualifications: PhD in Anthropology or Archaeology at time of appointment, and at least 3 years relevant experience. Background in Northeast North American Archaeology and have a working knowledge in Pre- and Post-Contact Archaeology. Familiar with archaeological field and laboratory procedures and methods; should have experience working with artifacts and ethnographic materials. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact productively with a diverse group of colleagues; organizational and time-management skills. Experience with cultural resource management and demonstrate knowledge of historic preservation law/legislation at the federal, state and local levels. For full information go to
HUSKY HIRE at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Address correspondence to Nicholas F. Bellantoni, Chair, State Archaeologist Search Committee, and include search number 2014301.
Application deadline is December 31, 2013; Position starting date is July 1, 2014.
The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.
Posted on: November 22, 2013
Company: University of Alabama
Position: Executive Director
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
The University of Alabama seeks an experienced museum administrator to serve as Executive Director of The University of Alabama Museums. The Executive Director oversees The University’s museum system, which includes the Alabama Museum of Natural History, Moundville Archaeological Park, Gorgas House, Museum Collections, and the Emmy award winning television program Discovering Alabama. Candidates should have an understanding of museum policies and practices and proven skill in management, communication, and strategic and fiscal planning. We seek a candidate with a progressive vision open to growth and change in the museum system.
Qualified candidates must have a doctorate and at least five years’ experience in museum administration or equivalent experience in a related capacity. They should show a successful record in public and private fund-raising, mission design and implementation, policy and program development, and personnel and budget management. The successful candidate will administer a complex array of museums, and is expected to serve as their advocate on and off campus. The candidate must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills to enable her/him to work effectively with academic units and external support groups including the Museum Board of Regents. These skills are critical in supporting the fund-raising and public outreach activities engaged in by UA Museums.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits are available. Submit a letter of interest, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of at least three references when applying. Visit UA’s staff employment opportunities at http://jobs.ua.edu for more information to apply. Job close date is December 20, 2013.
Vernon J. Knight, Jr., Chair
Museums Executive Director Search Committee
Department of Anthropology
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Posted on: November 22, 2013
Company: Cornell University
Position: Post-doc Position
Location: Ithaca, NY
Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies seeks applicants for a new postdoc in any field of archaeology. Open to those with Ph.D. completed within the last 3 years. For full information, see the listing at:
Deadline March 3, 2014.
Please send, by email only, as one pdf attachment, a letter of application, CV, writing sample, list of 4 courses with short description that you propose to teach, and letters from three referees by March 3, 2014, to:
Cornell University is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and educator.
Posted November 21, 2013
Company: Columbia University
Position: Professorship in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology
Location: New York, NY
The Department of Art History and Archaeology invites applications for the Lisa and Bernard Selz Professorship in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology. The position may be filled at the rank of tenured Associate or Full Professor. Candidates specializing in any subfields of Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology are encouraged to apply.
All applications must be made through Columbia University's online application system and must include the following materials: cover letter, current CV, statement of research accomplishments and plans, list of three references, and a writing sample of no more than twenty-five pages. For more information and to apply, please go to: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58504
The position will be located in New York, NY. If you have questions about the posting you may contact Sonia Sorrentini at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-854-6342.
Screening begins January 7, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Posted on: November 18, 2013
CompanyUniversity of Arkansas
Position: Executive Director of the Spaital Archaeometry Research Collaboration
Location: Fayetteville, AR
The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies at the University of Arkansas invites applicants to apply for the position of Executive Director of the Spatial Archaeometry Research Collaboration (SPARC). We seek a candidate with knowledge of geospatial applications in field archaeology and with international experience. Visit http://hr.uark.edu/ for more information. The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
Posted on: November 14, 2013
Company: Florida Museum of Natural History
Position: Lockwood Professorship in Historical Archaeology
Location: Gainesville, Florida
The Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, invites applications for its Lockwood Professorship in Historical Archaeology, as part of the university’s faculty preeminence initiative. The successful candidate will be hired at the level of Associate or Full Curator (equivalent to Associate or Full Professor) with tenure and be expected to conduct a dynamic research program in Historical Archaeology with an emphasis on Colonialism, preferably Spanish Colonialism.
Qualified candidates must: have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or closely related field and a distinguished record of research and publication, preferably but not necessarily including Florida or the Caribbean; be willing to participate actively, although not exclusively, in the University of Florida’s ongoing research, education, and interpretive programs in the St. Augustine, Florida area; and be capable of curating the extensive Historical Archaeology collection.
The appointee will supervise a full-time collections manager and will have the opportunity to teach and mentor students at the University. Three endowments are dedicated to support of the appointee’s research program. In addition, external funding should be sought. The start date is expected to be August, 2014. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on January 6, 2014 and will continue to receive applications until this position (requisition # 0904273) is filled. To ensure full consideration please apply on-line by January 6, 2014 at http://jobs.ufl.edu. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the Committee and/or hiring authority. The application should include: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of research, collections, teaching, and outreach experience; (4) digital links to no more than three publications; (5) the names of three colleagues who might be contacted for letters of recommendation.
Any questions regarding this position or nominations may be directed to search committee chair Dr. William H. Marquardt, Lockwood Professor Search Committee, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, P.O. Box 117800, Gainesville, Florida 32611-7800 (email@example.com).
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). The selection process will be conducted under the provisions of Florida’s “Government in the Sunshine” and Public Records laws.
Posted November 12, 2013
Company: University of Pittsburgh
Position: Viusiting Scholar
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
The University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a one-year position (academic year 2014-15) as Visiting Scholar in the Center for Comparative Archaeology <www.comparch.pitt.edu>, in the Department of Anthropology. The Visiting Scholar will be engaged in archaeological research that takes a comparative approach to long-term social change. S/he will help to lead an extended seminar on comparative research in archaeology involving the theme of this research. The Visiting Scholar must have completed the doctoral degree by September, 2014; inquiries from more senior scholars are also welcome. Salary competitive. Applicants should submit, by Feb. 20, 2014, a CV, the names of three references, and a letter of application (2-3 pp.) including a discussion of the research to be pursued. Ideas related to the integration of the research theme into the ongoing seminar on comparative archeology are also welcome. Inquiries and applications by email are preferred. They can be sent to Robert D. Drennan,firstname.lastname@example.org (no attachments larger than 1 Mb please).
Posted on: November 6 for 90 days
Company: International Archaeological Research Institute, Inc. (IARII)
Position: Guam Manager/Supervisory Archaeologist
Description: International Archaeological Research Institute, Inc. (IARII), a non-profit, equal opportunity employer, seeks a full-time Manager/Supervisory Archaeologist to run its Guam office. Project management and Pacific island archaeology experience is required. Position involves writing proposals and reports, managing projects, maintaining client relations, conducting and supervising survey and excavation fieldwork, monitoring, overseeing laboratory analyses. There is the potential to transfer to the IARII Honolulu office after service in Guam. Graduate degree in anthropology or related field is required. Applicant must have writing, research, fieldwork, and basic GPS/GIS and computer skills, a good sense of organization, interpersonal skills, a strong determination to maintain project schedules, a willingness to work as part of a team, and problem-solving abilities. Housing package is available. Occasional travel required. Position available immediately. Salary and benefits are commensurate with the position, experience of the applicant, and industry standards. Please submit a letter of interest and résumé (including three references) to BusinessOffice@iarii.org Attn: Rona. Closing date: Until position filled.
Posted on: November 1, 2013
Company: New York State Museum
Position: Curator of Historical Archaeology
Location: Albany, NY
The New York State Education Department is seeking candidates for a Museum Scientist 3 in the New York State Museum. Under the general supervision of the Director of Research and Collections, the Museum Scientist 3 will fill the entry-level curatorship of the State Museum’s historical archaeology collection, perform and disseminate related research, supervise subordinate collections and research staff, and contribute to exhibition, public, and educational programming.
Details and application instructions can be found at:
The closing date for applications is extended to November 30, 2013.
Posted on: October 31, 2013
Company: University of Massachusetts Boston
Position : Tenure Track Faculty Position
Location : Boston, MA
University of Massachusetts Boston
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Historical Archaeology with a specialization in the societies and cultures of the African Diaspora, commencing September 1, 2014, at the rank of Assistant Professor.
We seek a dedicated teacher and accomplished researcher who will contribute both to the department's successful undergraduate and master’s programs and to a new campus initiative in Transnational, Cultural, and Community Studies. Ideal candidates should be trained at the intersection of historical archaeology and ethnic studies, be committed to an engaged pedagogy in an urban public university setting, and be able to teach a range of courses in Archaeology and African Diaspora studies. We welcome candidates with varied analytical approaches and geographic regions of interest that complement those of department faculty and the staff of our affiliated Fiske Center for Archaeological Research. Areas of potential research interest include, but are not limited to, identity, resistance, colonialism, labor regimes, gender, ritual, and the environment. We would be particularly receptive to candidates with an interest in collaborative research involving students. UMass Boston expects all scholars to explore available external funding to support active research agendas.
Minimum requirements: Ph.D. in Anthropology by June 1, 2014.
Applications must be submitted online by December 1, 2013: http://umb.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=43647
Please send your CV with a cover letter describing in detail your research and teaching interests and providing the names of three referees, addressed to Prof. Stephen Mrozowski, Anthropology Search Committee Chair.
UMass Boston (www.umb.edu) is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.
Posted on: October 29, 2013
Company: Stanford Archaeology Center
Position : Postdoctoral Position
Location : Stanford, CA
Postdoctoral Position in Heritage and Archaeology, Stanford University
The Stanford Archaeology Center announces a postdoctoral position in any area of global heritage with some preference for applicants working on archaeological ethics, rights and internationalism. The main focus of the fellowship will be on published output. The candidate is also expected to teach one course per year in heritage, organize one academic conference at Stanford during the fellowship, and engage with faculty and graduate students at the Center. The faculty sponsor of this postdoc will be Prof. Lynn Meskell.
The appointment carries a twelve-month salary commensurate with the University Provost established minimum pay levels based on research experience. The appointment may be eligible for renewal for up to three years based on satisfactory performance and the existence of funding. Postdoctoral scholars are required to be in residence in the Stanford area during the term of the appointment. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. no earlier than September 1, 2010, and have completed all degree requirements by September 1, 2014. U.S. citizenship is not required.
The application receipt deadline is February 1, 2014. Interviews will be held in April 2014 and the position will begin September 1, 2014.
Submit your print materials via U.S. mail to:
Heritage Postdoctoral Fellowship Search Committee
Stanford Archaeology Center
P. O. Box 20446
Stanford, CA 94309
All applications must include the following:
- A current curriculum vitae
- A statement of proposed research
- A dissertation abstract or summary
- An undergraduate/graduate course proposal, inclusive of syllabus
- A conference proposal
- A writing sample (dissertation chapter or other paper)
- Three sealed letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the recommender to the address above.
Please direct inquiries to email@example.com.
Posted on: October 28, 2013
Company: Boise State University
Position : Prehistoric Archaeology Assistant Professo
Location : Boise, Idaho
The Department of Anthropology at Boise State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in prehistoric archaeology at the level of assistant professor beginning August 1st, 2014. We seek a candidate who will contribute to the department’s commitment to the study of human behavior from an evolutionary and ecological perspective. Areas of specialization may include human behavioral ecology, evolutionary ecology, foraging theory/foraging economics, zooarchaeology and ethnoarchaeology. In addition to strong quantitative skills, a strong record of fieldwork and publications is expected. Preference will be given those candidates with external grant experience. Geographic area of specialization is open though Western North America is preferred.
The successful candidate will teach lower and upper division undergraduate courses, as well as methods and core graduate classes within the candidate’s area of specialization. Applicants are also expected to advise graduate and undergraduate students, maintain an active research program, and have external grant experience. Ph.D. in hand at the time employment begins.
Please submit: (1) a cover letter which includes statements of teaching experience and current and future research plans, (2) your curriculum vitae, (3) the names and contact information for three references, and (4) sample publications, by Dec. 1, 2013 to:
Posted: October 15, 2013
Company: Chicago Field Museum
Position : Postdoctoral Fellowship
Location : Chiago, IL
Chicago’s Field Museum announces the availability of several postdoctoral fellowships in archaeology. Details and application instructions can be found at:
Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the positions are filled.
Posted October 15, 2013
Company: The American Numismatic Society
Position : Assistant Curator
Location : New York City, New York
The American Numismatic Society seeks an Assistant Curator for its collections of American coins, currency, medals and related objects. The Society plays a leading role in American numismatics, and wishes to expand its audience while continuing its role as one of the leading academic institutions in the numismatic field. The Curator should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent academic qualifications in the history or archaeology of the Americas, particularly in areas in which numismatics makes a major contribution to the understanding of the period. Experience in working with coinage or currency is a strong advantage but not required. Based in Manhattan, New York, the American Numismatic Society is one of the oldest members of the American Council of Leaned Societies. Its collection of approximately 800,000 objects is one of the largest in the world.
For full job particulars and details of how to apply visit: numismatics.org/NewsEvents/2013AmericanCurator or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted: October 15, 2013
Company: The Natural History Museum of Utah
Position : Curator of Archaeology and Assistant Professor
Location : Salt Lake City, Utah
Curator of Archaeology and Assistant Professor of Anthropology – University of Utah
The Natural History Museum of Utah (NHMU) and the department of Anthropology at the University of Utah invite applications for a tenure-track joint position as Curator of Archaeology and Assistant Professor of Anthropology beginning July 1, 2014. The majority of this split appointment is funded by the Museum and retention, promotion and tenure decisions will be made according to the department criteria. Candidates must have a completed Ph.D. by time of appointment.
The successful candidate will maintain a strong field-and collections-based research program involving students. Duties also include overseeing the curation and continued development of the Anthropology collections, teaching one formal course per year in the Department of Anthropology, participating in Museum public programs and exhibit development, supervising graduate students in the Department, as well as participating in departmental governance.
NHMU has recently moved to a new, state of the art facility in Research Park at the University of Utah. This move allowed for inspecting, reorganization, and completion of the database for this remarkable collection of artifacts ranging from some of the earliest artifacts in the Great Basin (Danger Cove) to modern Navajo baskets. Numbering nearly one million objects, the Anthropology collections relate primarily to the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau.
Candidates must have a strong record of research and publication in the prehistory of western North American, with preference for work in the Great Basin or prehistoric Southwest; some research must be Utah based. Research focus is open, but preference will be given to applicants cognizant of the research potential of the collections, and whose work will support graduate student training and produce significant extramural support. Candidates that complement the strong evolutionary perspective of current faculty in the Department are especially encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin August 15th, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an application on-line at www.utah.edu EMPLOYMENT/ FACULTY.
Please include a statement of research, a statement of teaching, and programmatic interests, as well as a curriculum vitea, and the names and email addresses of three references.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veteran’s preference. Reasonable accommodations provided.
For additional information:
Company: Universite de Montreal
Position : Assistant Professor
Location : Montreal, Canada
The Department of Anthropology at Université de Montréal (Canada) is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant professor position in the field of Archaeology of Complex societies of the Americas. The successful 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. Requirements are : a completed PhD in Anthropology or a related discipline, a specialization in the archaeology of Complex societies of the Americas, some teaching experience, extensive fieldwork experience and publications. Since teaching is in French, proficiency in the French language is essential. The Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. To revitalize its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy, the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French. The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits. The starting date is June 1st, 2014. The complete application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of recent publications and research, must be received at the address below by November 15th, 2013. Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the department director at the following address: Bernard Bernier, Chair, Département d’anthropologie, Université de Montréal, C. P. 6128, succursale centre-ville, Montréal (QC) H3C 3J7, Canada. For more information about the Department of Anthropology, please consult the Web site at: http://www.anthro.umontreal.ca/ .
Posted October 10, 2013
Company: McMaster University
Position : Assistant Professor
Location : Hamilton, Canada
The Department of Anthropology seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in archaeology. The successful candidate will be an anthropological archaeologist engaged in a theory-based research program. Topical, methodological and geographic specializations are open, but should complement current faculty strengths. Proficiency in one or more science-based research methods is an asset, and we are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching skills in GIS-based applications.
The successful candidate must be prepared to undertake graduate supervision within a strong and growing PhD program. In addition to their own geographic areas of interest, candidates should have the capacity to supervise graduate students engaged in topically or methodologically related research based in Ontario. The successful candidate should also be open to collaborative research and graduate
supervision opportunities across anthropology and with other disciplines. Candidates willhave completed a Ph.D. and will have a strong research record and a demonstrated record ofexcellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residentswill be considered first for this position. McMaster is strongly committed to employment equity withinits community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encouragesapplications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities,Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities.Applications should include a curriculum vita, the names and addresses (including email) of threereferees, a statement of research interests and plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy andshould be sent in electronic format.
Submit applications to:
Dr. Petra Rethmann, Chair
Department of Anthropology, McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S 4L9
Tel: (905) 525-9140, ext. 23920
Fax: (905) 522-5993
CLOSING DATE: November 29, 2013
For additional information, visit the department’s website at www.anthropology.mcmaster.ca
Posted on: October 10, 2013
Company: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Position : Assistant Professor; Associate Professor
Location : Lincoln, Nebraska
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) will be continuing its cluster search in digital humanities during 2013/14 to further propel its signature program. We seek to hire two tenure-track faculty--one at the rank of assistant professor and the other as a late assistant or an associate professor. Field of expertise is open within the humanities. Preference will be given to candidates engaged in the building of digital projects, archives, editions, models, tools, and other creative scholarly works in the digital medium.
Applicants should go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition #F_130176 and click on Apply to this job and complete the form. Review of applications will begin November 4, 2013, and continue until suitable candidates are found.
Posted: October 8, 2013
Company: University of California
Position : Bioarchaeologist
Location : Santa Barbara, CA
The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks a physical anthropologist who specializes in bioarchaeology at the Assistant Professor rank with an appointment date of July 1, 2014. Preference will be given to a scholar with a strong theoretical focus and a broad regional and temporal perspective. Skills in quantitative analysis, including multivariate statistics, database management and programming, and the ability to manage the department’s Human Morphometrics Laboratory with its 3D laser scanners are also desirable skills. Programmatically, this new faculty member will be expected to continue several aspects of our existing program including undergraduate classes on Bioarchaeology, Human Variation, Human Evolution, and Comparative Osteology, and a graduate seminar on Physical Anthropology. This position entails other contributions to the department’s research, teaching, and public service activities, including management of the department’s Ossuary and interaction with Native American communities. Experience with issues relating to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and in forensics are also welcome. It is essential that this position be filled by a candidate able to maintain and expand the types of contributions that the late Professor Phillip Walker made to our educational programs, research programs, and public outreach. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.
The successful candidate must have Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2014, although the search committee will give preference to candidates with Ph.D. in hand at time of application. Applicants should apply and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and a statement of teaching via UCSB’s Recruit website at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00233 no later than November 15, 2013. Please direct any questions to the search committee chair, Dr. Amber VanDerwarker at email@example.com. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Company: Lake Forest College
Position : Assistant Professor
Location : Lake Forest, IL
Lake Forest College Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position in anthropology at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2014. The ideal candidate will focus on material culture or specialize in historical archaeology or ethnoarchaeology. Applicants should be willing to help build a program in archaeology and should be prepared to teach a variety of courses, including Introduction to Sociology and Anthropology, within an interdisciplinary department. Regional specialty is open. Demonstrated classroom teaching excellence is expected. PhD required. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is a growing department of more than 75 majors. The department will comprise 3 sociologists and 2 anthropologists committed to the comparative analysis of human societies.
A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,500 students from over 47 states and 78 countries. At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation. The College also expects peer-reviewed publications and active participation in the College community. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women and other members of historically underrepresented groups.
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience and evaluations, and graduate school transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of application should address teaching experience and philosophy, as well as the candidate’s professional goals in a national liberal arts college which stresses both teaching excellence and continuing scholarship. Please arrange for three letters of reference to be e-mailed to the same address under separate cover. Materials should be addressed to Professor David Boden, Search Committee Chair. Completed applications must be received by October 25, 2013 to receive full consideration for an interview at the AAA meetings in Chicago.
Posted: October 2, 2013
Company: University of Pennsylvania
Position : Assistant Professor
Location : Philadelphia, PA
The Department of Anthropology and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania invite applications from archaeologists with qualifications in the prehistory of North America. The appointment will be at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department and as an Assistant Curator in the American Section of the Museum, starting Fall 2014. The Department of Anthropology and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology are strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html).
Applicants should have a strong interest in theory, cultural complexity, the American Section’s collections, and public education, as well as plans for active field research involving students. The successful candidate will be involved in: (1) the development of undergraduate and graduate curricula in archaeology within the context of an anthropology program that encourages dialogue across the subfields as well as between disciplines; and (2) the ongoing activities of the Penn Museum related to research, teaching, and public outreach.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/70 . Include a letter of application, a current CV, and the names and contact information of four individuals who will supply written references. The University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted: October 2, 2013
Company: Appalachian State
Position : Assistant Professor
Location : Boone, NC
The Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 1st 2014. This position is contingent upon funding. Candidates should have a record of or potential for grant procurement, publication, and undergraduate teaching. Ph.D. in anthropology is required at the time of appointment. We seek a broadly trained anthropological archaeologist with substantial field experience, preferably in Southeastern Native America, and a demonstrated proficiency in G.I.S. and remote sensing. Teaching responsibilities will include a lower level introductory course and lab, archaeological method and theory, field archaeology, senior capstone course, and elective courses in the successful candidate’s areas of specialization, which should complement those of the archaeology faculty. Research responsibilities will include management of ASU’s extensive archaeological collections and development of local field research in which undergraduate students will participate. Go to http://anthro.appstate.edu/people/employment for a complete job description before applying.
Posted: October 2, 2013
Company: Western State Colorado University
Position : Archaeological Field School Director
Location : Gunnison, CO
Western State Colorado University seeks an archaeological field school director. Responsibilities include preparing and permitting field school, teaching a five-week archaeological field school, analysis, grant writing, and professional reporting of research. Application review begins November 15, 2013 and continues until position is filled. See details and apply at http://www.western.edu/jobs
Posted: October 2, 2013
Company: Bureau of Reclamation
Position : Archaeologist
Location : Bismarck, ND
The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking an Archeologist for permanent Federal civilian employment in Bismarck, North Dakota. The person in this position will be responsible for Reclamation’s National Historic Preservation Act compliance for federal undertakings in North Dakota and will contribute to preparation of National Environmental Policy Act, land use planning, and resource management documents. Consultation with tribes and State Historic Preservation Offices is required, as well as fieldwork including inventory, evaluation, and mitigation of historic properties, and report preparation. You MUST apply online at http://www.usbr.gov/hr/hireme.html or through www.usajobs.opm.gov to vacancy announcement BR-DEGP-DK-13-23 or BR-GP-DK-13-50. The online application process must be completed by 12:00 midnight EST on Friday, October 11th 2013. If you have specific questions regarding the application process, please call 406-247-7696. The Bureau of Reclamation is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Posted: October 2, 2013
Company:Public Archaeology Laboratory
Position : Project Archaeologist
Location : Pawtucket, RI
PAL, a leading cultural resource management and historic preservation planning consulting firm in New England, seeks an experienced Project Archaeologist (PA) to be responsible for the technical and logistical aspects of CRM projects. The PA will be responsible for on-site management and quality control of field excavation and personnel. M.A. in archaeology, anthropology, or a related field required along with three to five years of experience supervising field excavation projects. Strong research, field, and cultural material identification skills in the eastern United States required, preferably in the Northeast. Position will remain open until filled. Send resume to Donna Callahan at email@example.com
Posted: October 2, 2013
Company: Illinois State Archaeological Survey
Position : Senior Research Archaeologist
Location : Champaign, IL
Senior Research Archaeologist- Position located in Central Offices, Illinois State Archeological Survey, Prairie Research Institute in Champaign, IL, University of Illinois. Senior Research Archaeologist, under the Associate Director, Special Projects, participates in the management of staff, facilities, archaeological projects, associated research and compliance, and related personnel and administration matters. Primary responsibilities are to oversee and facilitate archaeological analysis and report preparation in a team setting. This is a full-time Academic Professional position. Please visit http://jobs.illinois.edu for more information. Individuals having questions concerning this position should contact Dr. Andrew Fortier, <firstname.lastname@example.org>. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 11, 2013. Illinois is an AA-EOE
Posted: October 2, 2013
Company: Emory University Department of Anthropology
Position : Assistant Professor
Location : Atlanta, GA
EMORY UNIVERSITY Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in paleoanthropology or Paleolithic archeology. We seek a scholar with an active research program addressing core issues in hominin biological and behavioral adaptation and evolution. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree, have an excellent research record, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Capacity to teach skeletal biology is desirable. Ability to interact effectively with faculty in a broadly inclusive department is important.
The Department of Anthropology and Emory University embrace diversity and seek candidates who will participate in a climate that attracts students of all ethnicities, races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage qualified women and underrepresented minorities to apply.
Please send a curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, and complete contact information for three references to: AnthroFacultySrch@emory.edu. Applications accepted through November 15, 2013.
Emory University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Posted: September 27, 2013
Company: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Position : Director of Archaeological Services
Location : Indiana, PA
Position: The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment as Director of Archaeological Services beginning August 2014. Archaeological Services is an applied research center within the Department of Anthropology. The successful applicant will demonstrate a record of overseeing archaeological projects and administering grants and contracts. They will also have enthusiasm for mentoring students and strong teaching skills. For further information and to apply, please visit www.iup.edu/employment.
Posted: September 27, 2013
Company: California State University, Chico
Position : Assistant Professor/ Archaeology
Location : Chico, CA
Minimum Qualifications: The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D. in anthropology with a specialization in archaeology. Concentration in California/Western United States, and the capability to contribute to the Cultural Resource Management program is required. Ability to teach courses for the Anthropology Major and Graduate Program, and a strong record of professional and scholarly activities complementing those of current faculty are necessary.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with expertise and teaching experience in areas that complement the background of current faculty. These concentrations may include but are not limited to evolutionary ecology, zooarchaeology or other relevant topical areas. Ability to teach and conduct research involving archaeological fieldwork is highly desirable as is the potential to work with and/or direct research engaging MA level graduate students in archaeology. In addition, candidate should demonstrate potential for successful grant and contract activity that supports scholarly and/or applied research.
Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching, scholarship, research, and service. The successful candidate is expected to teach general education and majors courses in anthropology at the undergraduate level as well as teach graduate level seminars and serve on MA thesis committees.
Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
For additional information concerning the Anthropology Department, as well as this vacancy announcement in its entirety, see http://www.csuchico.edu/anth/.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
How to Apply: All applicants must complete the Application for Academic Employment Form, which is available on-line at http://www.csuchico.edu/faaf/facultyrecruit/facultyapplication.docx
to be submitted with curriculum vitae or resume, complete set of transcripts, three letters of recommendation to:
Chair, Archaeology Search Committee
Department of Anthropology
California State University, Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0400
Phone: 530.898-6192; e-mail: email@example.com
Posted: September 26, 2013
Company: Mississippi State University
Position: Assistant Professor
Location : Starkville, MS
Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures, Mississippi State University, seeks tenure-track Assistant Professor archaeologist beginning August 16, 2014. Field research in southeastern United States, pre-contact periods. MSU has four-field BA and Applied Anthropology M.A. Teaching includes summer field school (excavation and regional site survey). Cover letter describing fit with program; current vita; contact information for three references go electronically by December 1 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Personal Data Information Form online (www.jobs.msstate.edu). MSU is a public, land-grant institution and a Carnegie Foundation “very high research activity” university. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer; applications from minority and female candidates encouraged.
Posted on: September 25th, 2013
Company: The Archaeological Institute of America
Position : Executive Director
Location : Boston, MA
The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA), North America's oldest and largest organization devoted to archaeology, seeks an experienced Executive Director to oversee the strategic plan, programs, policies, development efforts, and publications of the AIA. For further information about the position, please visit the AIA Executive Director Search website at: http://www.archaeological.org.
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Posted: September 19, 2013
Company: The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Position : Director of the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory of Archaeological Science
Location : Athens, Greece
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens invites applications for the position of Director of the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory of Archaeological Science. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing research goals for the laboratory and for overseeing its day-to-day operation. This is a fulltime position and requires significant experience in the archaeological sciences, especially as they relate to Mediterranean archaeology, and administrative skills. Salary and benefits commensurate with rank and experience. Term beginning July 14, 2014 to be negotiated (normally three-year renewable). The position announcement and information about how to apply can be found at: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/about/position.
Posted: September 17, 2013
Company: Yale Center for the Study of Ancient Pyro-Technology
Location: New Haven, CT
Yale’s Council on Archaeological Studies is hiring a research scientist to conduct field and laboratory research on metals, ceramics, and glass. The hire will be responsible for supporting faculty in the laboratory training of our students. We seek an individual with competence in a broad spectrum of analytical instruments with a demonstrated research and publication record. Requires a Masters or Ph.D. in Anthropological Archaeology or in Archaeological Science and at least three years of related work in a research facility. Contact email@example.com.
Posted: September 17, 2013
Company: Santa Fe Institute
Position: Cowen Chair in Social Human Dynamics
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe Institute - Cowan Chair in Human Social Dynamics
The Santa Fe Institute is seeking applications and nominations for the Cowan Chair in Human Social Dynamics. This is a full-time resident faculty position at the equivalent of the assistant or associate professor level, with a flexible start date in 2014. The appointment is for 5 years, with the possibility of one renewal.
Complete applications are due by November 1, 2013.
We seek individuals conducting outstanding research in the social and behavioral sciences, broadly defined, who are creative, catalytic, risk-taking deep thinkers, and who are looking to break new ground in addressing some of science and society’s most challenging problems. SFI is a unique research environment dedicated to investigating fundamental scientific questions that transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries. We are open to applicants with an interdisciplinary focus from all scientific fields, with a preference for quantitative approaches.
Collaborative research topics relevant to human social dynamics currently active at SFI include: the origin of prehistoric states; cities, scaling, and sustainability; social network structure and dynamics; economic inequality; market dynamics; altruism and cooperation; the coevolution of institutions and cultures; technology and innovation; and computational social science.
New research topics are welcome.
The job description, including application requirements, can be found at http://www.santafe.edu/about/jobs/cowan-chair-2014/ .
Posted: September 16, 2013
Company: Amerind Foundation
Position: Executive Director, Amerind Foundation
Location: Dargoon, Arizona
The Amerind Foundation, a nonprofit anthropological museum and research center in
southeastern Arizona, invites applications for Executive Director. The successful
candidate will have a PhD in anthropology or a related field and at least five years of
relevant management experience. Salary is competitive. Applications will be evaluated
starting January 1, 2013, and continually thereafter until the position is filled. The new
director is expected to begin work on September 1, 2014. Visit Amerind’s website for a
complete job description and application details, or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
with ‘Director Search’ in the subject line.
Posted: September 13th, 2013
Company: University Of Tulsa
Position: Director of Research and Endowed Professor, The University of Tulsa's Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum
Location: Tulsa, OK
The University of Tulsa (TU) seeks a dynamic, accomplished and collegial scholar to serve as founding director of research for the newly constructed Helmerich Center for American Research (HCAR) at Gilcrease Museum. The position offers an extraordinary opportunity to shape a bold and innovative long-term interdisciplinary research agenda to advance Americanist research and augment understanding of the extensive holdings of the Gilcrease Museum and related special collections of McFarlin Library at The University of Tulsa. The founding director will also hold the Walter H. Helmerich Chair in American Research concurrently with the director's appointment, and a senior faculty appointment in an appropriate academic department at The University of Tulsa. The HCAR director reports to the provost of the university.
• Ph.D. in a relevant field of Americanist research (anthropology, archaeology, art, art history, geography, history, languages, literature, etc.).
• Substantial and sustained record of research and publication (scholarly books, monographs, and articles).
• Successful record of university teaching.
• Administrative experience in grants management or oversight of a department, research center, or institute.
• Demonstrated interest in advancing scholarly and public understanding of Americanist research, broadly conceived.
• Successful fundraising experience or a desire to engage in fundraising to augment support for HCAR.
All inquiries, nominations, and applications shall remain confidential. Complete applications must include a curriculum vitae and letter of interest along with the names and contact information of three references. Submit letters of nomination and applications electronically to:
Associate Vice President Jacqueline Caldwell, Esq. at HCARemail@example.com
Additional information about the Helmerich Center for American Research, Gilcrease Museum, and The University of Tulsa may be found at the following websites: http://www.hcar.utulsa.edu, www. http://gilcrease.utulsa.edu, and http://www.utulsa.edu.
Review of applications and nominations will begin on October 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Tulsa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Company: Georgia State University
Position: Tenure-Track Archaeologist
Location: Atlanta, GA
The Department of Anthropology at Georgia State University seeks to hire a tenure-track archaeologist beginning in August 2014 pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand, a history of grant activity and/or prestigious fellowships, evidence of teaching excellence, and the ability to teach lower and upper level anthropology courses as well as graduate level courses in archaeology. Preference is for an archaeologist working in Latin America, although particularly competitive applicants who conduct research in other areas will also be considered. Review of applications will commence November 1st and preliminary interviews will take place at the AAA meetings. Please send a cover letter detailing your research agenda and teaching experience, CV, teaching evaluations and the names of three references to the Chair of the Archaeologist Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3998, Atlanta, GA, 30302-3998. Offer of employment is conditional upon background verification. Georgia State University is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an EEO/AA employer.
Company: UC Davis Department of Anthropology Museum
Position: NAGPRA PROJECT MANAGER
Salary: $5,356.00- $9,640.83/MO
Final Filing Date: September 30, 2013
The University of California, Davis, seeks a project manager to support continuing campus compliance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). This position is being created in response to recent changes in NAGPRA regulations. The goals of the project are to: (1) continue ongoing NAGPRA compliance for culturally identifiable remains and NAGPRA-related artifacts; (2) implement the new culturally unidentifiable NAGPRA regulations; and (3) develop a proactive consultation program with Native American tribes. The UC Davis Department of Anthropology Museum currently has under its control the remains of approximately 275 individuals. Most of these are from the Western United States, particularly California and the Great Basin. Summaries and inventories required by NAGPRA have been completed and submitted to the National Park Service National NAGPRA Office. A large majority of the remains have been identified as culturally unidentifiable. Approximately half of the NAGPRA-related artifacts have been classified as culturally identifiable. The museum also curates a number of collections owned by Federal agencies such as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The project manager will report to the Provost, who will be assisted in supervision by a committee consisting of the Director of the UC Davis Department of Anthropology Museum, a faculty member from Native American Studies, and a representative from the Office of the Provost.
To view the job summary and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at
The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Company: The Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
Position : Assistant Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow, or Research Fellow (Positions roughly correspond to assistant professor, associate professor, and professor at a US university.)
Location : Taipei, Taiwan
The Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica invites applications for a full-time research position. Academia Sinica in Taiwan is an all-research institution, and the successful applicant may devote all of his or her time to research and publications, and expect generous research support. Applicants need not be able to publish in Chinese, but the ability to communicate in spoken Chinese is required.
Applicants must have a PhD or have defended by the application deadline. (Those who have yet to receive the diploma must provide proof of having passed the oral exam or of approval of the dissertation.)
Areas of Specialization: Taiwan Archaeology, Archaeology of South East Asia and Oceania, Archaeological Sciences, Environmental Archaeology
Please submit the following materials: (1) Application Form (download), (2) List of academic publications, (3) Copy of PhD diploma or PhD certification (or proof of having passed the oral exam or review), (4) Two- to five-page statement of research plans, (5) Two letters of recommendation sent by the recommenders directly to the IHP, (6) Writing samples from the last five years (up to three publications for the Assistant Research Fellow rank, and up to six for Associate Research Fellow and above). If a PhD dissertation is to be used, please submit the entire dissertation and not excerpted individual chapters.
Applications must be received no later than November 30, 2013. Please alert us by email upon sending an application.
Contact: Ms. Ching-fen Chen (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
This position announcement can be found at: http://www2.ihp.sinica.edu.tw/bulletinDetail.php?TM=1&M=1&C=1&bid=214
Company Name: University of Toronto Mississauga
Position: Assistant Professor, East Asian Archaeology
Location: Toronto, Canada
Tenure-stream position beginning July 1, 2014. For further information and to apply, please go here.
Posted on: August 14, 2013
Company: University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Position: Assistant Professor
Location: Buffalo, NY
Position Announcement :
Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology with Specialization in Bioarchaeology
The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a position in Biological Anthropology with specialization in bioarchaeology at the Assistant Professor level (tenure-track) to begin Fall 2014.
We seek a bioarchaeologist who conducts research in human biological and evolutionary anthropology. He/She will primarily focus on the sub-discipline of Biological Anthropology, but also intersect with the sub-disciplines of Archaeology and Medical Anthropology and the Departments of Biological Sciences, Geology or the Medical School. This candidate will be at the core of the Department’s new research cluster in environmental and climate change in relation to sustainability, health, culture and society in the past and present.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand; active laboratory and/or field research, preferably in Europe, teaching experience; publications in standard or refereed journals; and demonstrated ability to obtain research funds. Faculty are expected to teach consistently at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor graduate students, provide service to the Department and/or University as a whole, and maintain an active research agenda.
Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of representative publications, and three letters of recommendation by October 15, 2013. Applications must be submitted through
For inquiries, please contact Professor Sarunas Milisauskas, Chair Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, University at Buffalo, SUNY, 380 MFAC, Buffalo, NY 14261-0026 via email to:
University at Buffalo, SUNY, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Job Posted: July 31, 2013
Company: Beloit College
Position: Tenure Track position in Bioarchaeology
Location: Beloit, WI
Beloit College invites applications for a tenure track position in bioarchaeology beginning August 2014. Except for North America, geographic specialization is open. Interest in complex societies preferred. Areas of interest may include health and disease, conflict, human rights, identity, analytical approaches, or demography and population studies. The successful candidate must exhibit exceptional enthusiasm for, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching; develop a research program that engages undergraduates; contribute to all-college programs, interdisciplinary studies, and international education; and serve in leadership roles in campus governance. Preference will be given to individuals who can teach quantitative methods and who are committed to providing summer field opportunities for students. Teaching load is 5 courses per year, 2-3 courses per semester. Beloit College has a long history of excellence in anthropological education. The department offers courses in all four fields and has close ties with the Logan Museum of Anthropology, an AAM-accredited museum with extensive archaeological collections. Interest in using the Logan Museum for teaching or research is a plus. A record of successful undergraduate teaching is preferred. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment.
Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit College is a highly selective liberal arts college of approximately 1250 students from 48 states and 40 countries. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. Recognized as one of the Colleges that Change Lives, Beloit is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. Strong candidates must be able to employ effective pedagogical strategies to teach and work with this diverse student body. Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research agenda, and contact information for three references via email to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2013 with initial interviews to begin at the 2013 AAA meeting. AA/EEO Employer.