Position- Lecturer

Lecturer - Anthropological Archaeology

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville: Knoxville Academic Units: College of Arts and Sciences: Anthropology


The Department of Anthropology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is seeking applications for a full-time lecturer position in Anthropological Archaeology to begin August 1, 2023. This is an academic year, non-tenure-track appointment with the possibility of renewal contingent upon performance and funding.  The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.  Teaching load consists of four lower division courses in archaeology per semester. Teaching duties include the large “Introduction to Archaeology” course, “Archaeology of Indigenous North America”, and a course in collaborative/community/engaged archaeology. Additional courses of flexible content based on the applicant’s specialization are also encouraged, and a list of courses the applicant is prepared to teach should be included with the application.


Qualifications for this position are a Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field, with a special focus in Anthropological Archaeology (area and specialization open), and demonstrated excellence in teaching at time of appointment. Prior online teaching experience preferred. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Application Instructions

Please submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three people who can provide recommendation letters via the Interfolio portal at https://apply.interfolio.com/124757 .  Questions about this position should be referred to Dr. Kandi Hollenbach, Search Committee Chair, via email (kdh@utk.edu).   Review of applications will begin May 15, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.