Position – Assistant Professor/Laboratory Director

The Department of Anthropology at the University of West Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level that will include responsibilities as the Director of the Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Archaeology Laboratory (https://waring.westga.edu/), beginning August 2018. Qualifying candidates for the position will have a Ph.D. in Anthropology with a specialization in southeastern U.S. archaeology, an active research agenda, curation experience, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Teaching will include Introduction to Anthropology (4-subfield), Introduction to Archaeology, other general education courses as needed, and courses in the area of specialty. Ideal qualifications include experience working with NAGPRA and local and state agencies, and the ability to teach Introduction to Statistics and Cultural Resources Management. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application with a statement of qualifications and research interests, a vision statement for maintaining and building on laboratory initiatives, your vitae, and the names/addresses of three references to Dr. Lisa Gezon at lgezon@westga.edu.

The University of West Georgia (www.westga.edu) is a coeducational, residential, liberal arts institution located 45 miles west of Atlanta in Carrollton, Georgia. UWG is a regional comprehensive university and is part of the University System of Georgia. The Department of Anthropology offers a B.S. in Anthropology. Minority candidates and women are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of West Georgia is an AA/EOE.

UWG is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.