Position – Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology with an archaeology focus

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy at Northern Kentucky University (NKU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology with an archaeology focus, beginning August 2015. Research interests are open, but candidates should be prepared to teach introduction to prehistory, archaeology method and theory, archaeological laboratory methods, North American prehistory, and a local annual summer field methods school. In addition, candidates must be able to develop upper-division courses in their area of expertise. Preference given to prehistoric Ohio Valley and Southeastern United States, but other regions will be considered. Candidates must have Ph.D. in Anthropology, preferred candidate will have evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching, a current research project, completed professional papers and/or publications, success in writing grants, willingness to involve undergraduate students in research, and willingness to participate in civic engagement.

Applications must include a cover letter, current vita, and names and email addresses of at least three references. Submit application online at https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/1980. Letters of recommendation will be requested upon narrowing the candidate pool. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the anthropology program at NKU, visit http://anthropology.nku.edu/.

NKU, located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Our institution is built on core values that emphasize multidimensional excellence, learner-centered education, civic engagement, multiculturalism, innovation, collegiality, and collaboration across
disciplines and professional fields. For information on Northern Kentucky University visit http://www.nku.edu. Northern Kentucky University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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