Assistant Professor/Archaeology of the American Southwest
Department of Anthropology
July 2, 2018
Commensurate with experience
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Anthropology at Northern Arizona University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, specializing in Archaeology of the American Southwest beginning Fall 2019. This is a full time (9-month) position that requires a balance of teaching, scholarship, and service within the discipline. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in anthropology, specializing in Southwestern archaeology, with Ph.D. completed by August 15, 2019. We seek candidates with demonstrated interests and/or experience in tribal liaison, consultation, community engagement, environment and sustainability, partnerships with federal agencies and regional cultural heritage tourism. The successful candidate will have skills in one or more of the following: museum/archives, digital imaging, digital humanities, mapping, GIScience, heritage management, and public archaeology. In addition, the candidate should be ready and able to teach classes in: Southwestern Archaeology (undergraduate and graduate level), and some combination of Archaeological Theory, Cultural Resource Management and Public Archaeology.
Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Northern Arizona University and the surrounding area are strongly desired and who have the potential to involve students in field research, enhance partnerships with regional museums, the National Park Service, and tribal heritage and preservation offices.
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' links, and locate vacancy 603813.
Application must include an attachment that contains: (1) a cover letter highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy (one page); (4) five year research interests (two pages); and (5) names and contact information for three references. Save all items, in the order stated, as a single PDF or Word document.
If problems submitting application attachments in the form of a Word or PDF document please contact the department for assistance at Cristen.Crujido@nau.edu.
Inquiries about the position may be directed to the department Chair, Dr. Kelley Hays-Gilpin, Kelley.Hays-Gilpin@nau.edu. Please include “Assistant Professor: SW Archaeology” in the subject line of the e-mail.
This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. First review of applications will begin on September 1, 2018, with weekly reviews thereafter.
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Ph.D. in anthropology, specializing in Southwestern archaeology, with Ph.D. completed by August 15, 2019
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Department of Anthropology
Northern Arizona University (NAU) has a student population of approximately 29,000. Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.
Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40. With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.
The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.
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