The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in Anthropology at the rand of an Assistant Professor beginning August 2018. Our vibrant, four-field oriented department is seeking individuals who are able to work cooperatively within a collegial department of diverse faculty.
Teaching responsibilities will include our introductory four-field course in addition to more specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in zooarchaeology, forensic anthropology, and related upper division and graduate courses. The successful candidate will also advise students in the department's undergraduate and graduate programs, chair and serve on thesis committees, and participate in related university and community service. Additionally, the candidate will manage the department's zooarchaeology laboratory that contains a comparative collection of over 280 specimens. The successful candidate may be assigned to perform work at off-campus sites and/or provide instruction through distance education.
The work of this position occurs in a typical office environment. Although infrequent, periods of heavy exertion may occur. Incumbent must have the following abilities:
Ability to travel to field locations and meeting/training sites by motor vehicle when required.
Communicate both orally and in writing to issue, receive and carry out instructions and orders effectively and to convey information to a variety of co-workers and the general public.
Use a variety of common office machines such as telephones, calculators, copiers, computer terminals, keyboards, video display terminals, auxiliary printers and similar equipment.
Perform manual duties such as lifting and carrying various weight limits.
Operate office equipment which may require stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing.
Provide assistance and guidance to internal and external customers.
Follow oral and written instructions.
Committed to excellence through diversity, IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V and is a proud member of the State System of Higher Education.
Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field and relevant reaching experience are required. Required specializations include zooarchaeology and North American archaeology.
Preferred areas of expertise include one or more of the following: Forensic Anthropology, archaeology of eastern North America, Pennsylvania archaeology, historical archaeology, prehistoric archaeology, cultural resource management and/or statistical applications. Candidates should have an active program of research and/or scholarly publications and/or technical reports and will display enthusiasm for mentoring students, as well as strong teaching skills.
Candidates must communicate effectively and perform well during the interview(s), which may include a teaching demonstration.
The Department is interested in candidates who have communication skills and cross-cultural and sub-discipline abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
If you are a PASSHE Faculty member that has received a notice of retrenchment and applying for consideration under Article 29 of the Agreement between APSCUF and the PASSHE, please send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Michael Driscoll, President, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Sutton Hall, Room 201, 1011 South Drive, Indiana, PA 15705 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application system at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iupedu and must be received by December 18, 2017. A complete application will contain a letter of interest, curriculum vita, names and email addresses for three references, unofficial transcripts and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Automated reference requests will be generated when application is submitted by applicant.
If the degree listed as required for this position was earned at IUP - no unofficial transcripts are required to be submitted as part of this employment application. IUP-HR will verify IUP obtained degrees and only request official transcripts from candidates, if needed, later in the hiring process. Official transcripts will be required prior to hire date for applicants who did not earn the required degree at IUP.
Only complete applications will be considered and application review will continue until the position is filled. Please do not fax, mail or email any documentation. You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon confirmation of work eligibility and satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.