Postdoctoral Position in Archaeology, Stanford University
Stanford Archaeology Center
January 11, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Stanford Archaeology Center invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in archaeology. The field of expertise is open, with preference given to topics complementary to existing faculty interests. The candidate is also expected to teach one course per year and engage with faculty and graduate students at the Center. The faculty sponsor of this postdoc will be Prof. Ian Hodder.
The appointment may be eligible for renewal for up to two years based on satisfactory performance and the existence of funding. Post-doctoral scholars are required to be in residence in the Stanford area during the term of the appointment. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. by January 1, 2018. U.S. citizenship is not required.
The application receipt deadline is February 15, 2018. The position will begin September 1, 2018.
All applications must include the following:
- A current curriculum vitae
- A statement of proposed research
- A dissertation abstract or summary
- An undergraduate/graduate course proposal, inclusive of syllabus
- A writing sample (dissertation chapter or other paper)
- Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the recommender at the application site.
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Applicants must have received their Ph.D. by January 1, 2018. U.S. citizenship is not required.
Additional Salary Information: The appointment carries a twelve-month salary commensurate with the University Provost established minimum pay levels based on research experience.
Our goal is to share our passion for research by giving students a strong basis in the discipline and its ethical standards while providing the opportunity for diverse and open-minded enquiry in facing the challenges that confront archaeologists today. The Archaeology Center at Stanford provides a forum for interaction amongst faculty and students in different parts of the University. It promotes ...theoretical, methodological and ethical innovation and encourages visiting scholars, post-doctoral researchers, faculty and students to work side-by-side on a daily basis. There is a strong global range of interests, with student and faculty researchers working from Southeast Asia to Europe, Africa and the Americas.
We aim to train the future leaders in archaeology and heritage. We provide a robust academic program that has a multi-disciplinary and global reach. We believe that nurturing an environment of collaboration gives rise to opportunities for growth and innovation—elements that make for a stronger generation of archaeologists. We recognize that today archaeology is no longer just about digging up the past. It is also about contributing to the present.