The University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a one-year position (academic year 2018-19) as Visiting Scholar in the Center for Comparative Archaeology http://www.comparch.pitt.edu in the Department of Anthropology. The Visiting Scholar will be engaged in archaeological research that takes a comparative approach to long-term social change. S/he will help to lead an extended seminar on comparative research in archaeology involving the theme of this research. The Visiting Scholar must have completed the doctoral degree by September, 2018; inquiries from more senior scholars are also welcome. Salary competitive.
Applicants should submit, by Feb. 9, 2018, a CV, the names of three references, and a letter of application (2-3 pp.) including a discussion of the research to be pursued. Ideas related to the integration of the research theme into the ongoing seminar on comparative archeology are also welcome. Inquiries and applications by email are preferred. They can be sent to Robert D. Drennan, firstname.lastname@example.org (no attachments larger than 1 Mb please). Please do not use the "Apply Now" link that appears to the right. The position is pending budgetary approval. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh covers a wide range of geographical and topical specialties in all four subfields of anthropology (social and cultural anthropology, archaeology, physical anthropology, and anthropological linguistics).