Michigan State University Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure system position in archaeology at the assistant or associate professor level. The appointment will begin August 16, 2017. We seek an anthropological archaeologist who has experience in public archaeology and heritage studies, and will be responsible for directing the MSU Campus Archaeology Program (CAP) (http://campusarch.msu.edu), which is centered on the MSU campus and largely focused on historic period (AD 1855-1955) sites. The candidate must also demonstrate a commitment to an active and dynamic research agenda that will be pursued in addition to or in conjunction with CAP. Candidates must be committed to both undergraduate and graduate education, must display evidence of excellence in research, and will be expected to obtain extramural funding for their own research. Priority will be given to candidates whose scholarly and teaching interests complement current faculty expertise. The successful candidate will be expected to regularly teach at least one historical archaeology course. A Ph.D. in anthropology is required by date of appointment. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit: 1) letter of application that includes a description of professional experience, expertise, professional goals, and research and teaching philosophy and interests; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) names of three references; and, 4) up to three publications. Electronic submission is required through the MSU Applicant Page (MAP) at jobs.msu.edu, posting #4529. Inquiries may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Lynne Goldstein, email@example.com. Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, MI, with easy access to the state capital, three Great Lakes, and great school districts. MSU is also pro-active in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU’s dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.