The Stanford Archaeology Center announces a postdoctoral position for an archaeobotanist with experience in analyses of micro- and/or macro-remains (phytolith, starch granules, and seeds) and lab management. The research area is open, but priority will be given to someone working on East Asian materials. The candidate is also expected to teach one course per year in archaeobotany, assist with regular management of the lab, help with teaching archaeobotanical methods in other courses as needed, and engage with faculty and graduate students at the Center. The faculty sponsor of this postdoc will be Prof. Li Liu.
The appointment carries a twelve-month salary commensurate with the University Provost established minimum pay levels based on research experience. The appointment may be eligible for renewal for up to two years based on satisfactory performance and the existence of funding.
The application receipt deadline is March 15, 2019. The position will begin September 1, 2019.
Submit your materials via Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13190
All applications must include the following:
- A brief cover letter
- A current curriculum vitae
- A statement of proposed research
- A dissertation abstract or summary
- An undergraduate/graduate course proposal, inclusive of syllabus
- A conference proposal
- A writing sample (dissertation chapter or other paper)
- Three sealed letters of recommendation should be submitted through the job listing at Academic Jobs Online.
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Postdoctoral 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 August 31, 2019. U.S. citizenship is not required.
About Stanford Archaeology Center
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.