Position – Anthropology Faculty (open rank)

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a full-time (9 month), tenure-track position at an open rank, in Southeastern North American archaeology, beginning August 15, 2017. Those with specialization in contact period or historical archaeology are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must be committed to four-field anthropology. Applicants should possess an earned doctoral degree in Anthropology but ABD’s near completion of the degree will be considered. Applicants should be prepared to teach existing undergraduate courses, such as Introduction to Archaeology & Biological Anthropology; to develop upper-division courses within their own specialization; and to engage and mentor undergraduate students in field and laboratory research. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a research program, develop interdisciplinary research collaborations, and actively seek external funding for research support. Developing a local research track is particularly important for local field school courses. Applicants should provide evidence of research success and a strong commitment to teaching excellence. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please apply at the following link and be prepared to attach a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/usouthal/jobs/1561200/open-rank

Additional information regarding this position, the Department, and the University of South Alabama is available here: http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/artsandsci/syansw/. Questions may be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Professor Philip J. Carr, at pcarr@southalabama.edu.

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.