Position – Assistant Professor in Southeastern Archaeology

Tenure Track Position Assistant Professor in Southeastern Archaeology: University of South Florida




Job Number: 5588

The Department of Anthropology at the University of South Florida (USF), Tampa, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in anthropological archaeology, to begin August 7, 2015. We seek a scholar with expertise in the prehistoric and historic archaeology of the U.S. Southeast (especially Florida and the Caribbean), as well as in public archaeology, cultural resources management, museum studies and/or heritage studies. Specific areas of interest should complement those of the current faculty; particularly desirable are zooarchaeology or paleoethnobotany. Candidates must be committed to four-field anthropology and applied anthropology, and hold a Ph.D. in anthropology at the time of appointment. They should expect to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in archaeology, including developing courses within their own specialization; mentor M.A. and Ph.D. students; develop interdisciplinary research collaborations with USF faculty in other departments; and seek external funding for research support. Applicants should provide evidence of teaching competence and research success.

USF is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. For information regarding the USF System, visit our website at http://system.usf.edu/ The USF Department of Anthropology was the first in the nation to offer graduate courses in public archaeology some 40 years ago, and trains graduates for careers in the public and private sectors. Further information about the department is at http://anthropology.usf.edu. Applicants must apply on line at http://employment.usf.edu and follow instructions for applying for a faculty position. Via up-loading on the website, applicants should submit a letter detailing experience and interest in the position, a CV, evidence of teaching/mentoring ability, 1-3 research publications, and the names and contact information for three (3) references. Applications must be received by December 1, 2014. Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an affirmative action, equal access, equal opportunity employer. For disability accommodations, contact Jennifer Briggs (813-974-4708 or jkbriggs@usf.edu) a minimum of five working days in advance.