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Assistant Professor of Archaeology (Dept. of Anthropology) – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Job Description: The Department of Anthropology at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) invites applications for a continuing tenure-track (9 month) position at the level of Assistant Professor, specializing in archaeology, beginning August 2019. We seek a colleague with an active research focus in North American archaeology. There are potential funding opportunities for collaborative interdisciplinary grants. We are particularly interested in candidates with a specialization in public archaeology, ceramic, and/or lithic analysis, while welcoming other areas of expertise. Additional skills in remote sensing, museology, heritage studies, community archaeology, environmental archaeology and/or digital archaeology are also highly desirable. SIUE has a strong commitment to teaching and research, and the ideal candidate will demonstrate their potential to integrate the two, while also engaging in service to the department, the university and its surrounding communities. Teaching responsibilities include an introductory anthropology course, advanced undergraduate courses in archaeology, and graduate courses related to the candidate’s expertise, as well as undergraduate and graduate supervision. The ability to teach a local archaeology field school is also required.

Qualifications: PhD in anthropology or related field required; however, ABD candidates may be considered for a one-year appointment at the rank of instructor.

Terms of Appointment: Academic term, tenure-track position beginning mid-August 2019.

Source of Funds: State

Salary: Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience. Excellent benefits package included.

Application Process: Email vita, contact information for three references, graduate transcripts, and a letter of application with explanation of teaching interests/philosophy and research interests/experience to Cory Willmott ([email protected]). In your cover email, please state where you saw the job ad.

Electronic submission is preferred but application packages may also be mailed to:
Cory Willmott Chair, Department of Anthropology SIUE
Campus Box 1451 Edwardsville, IL 62025

Application Deadline: Completed applications must be received by November 15, 2018.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville: SIUE is a state university – benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

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