Position – Assistant/Associate Professor of Anthropology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Middle Tennessee State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position (#129290) in Anthropology at the assistant/associate professor rank. The position start date is August 1, 2016. The successful candidate will demonstrate active research in Southeastern US Prehistory, along with a willingness to develop and direct a locally-based summer archaeology field program. Candidates will hold a Ph.D. in Anthropology and demonstrate excellence in and commitment to both scholarly research and teaching. Ability to teach a broad range of offerings in anthropology is essential, including World Prehistory, Introduction to Archaeology, Archaeological Methods, and topical courses in the disciplinary area.

Our undergraduate anthropology program emphasizes the four-field approach, fieldwork and cross-cultural experience with seven full-time faculty and 75 undergraduate majors

Excellence in teaching, research/creative activity and service is expected for all positions.  MTSU seeks candidates committed to using integrative technologies in teaching.  MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must complete an on-line application: https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu. Submission of application letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy and research/creative activities statement must be attached via online system. Additionally, applicants must supply contact information (including email) for a minimum of three individuals (in the sections provided) that may be contacted at any point during the search for letters of recommendation and references. Applicants may submit unofficial transcripts, published articles, text or recordings that display their successful professional activity. Begin review date is November 9, 2015.

For additional position information, please call 615-898-5986 or go to https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu.