The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at the University of North Florida (UNF) seeks a full time (nine-month), tenure-track faculty member in Archaeology with a specialization in zooarchaeology at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2020.
The successful candidate should be able to teach courses in archaeology, zooarchaeology, environmental anthropology, archaeological conservation, archaeological methods and theory, complemented by the ability to teach general core courses and electives for the anthropology program. The successful candidate should also be available to conduct one or more of the following: summer schools, study abroad programs, and internships. We especially seek candidates who complement the regional and methodological expertise of existing faculty.
In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda including publication in peer-reviewed outlets and securing external research funding, and to make meaningful service contributions to the department, the university, and the discipline. UNF faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service. All candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Anthropology by August 1, 2020.
UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and service. The successful candidate will be able to excel at teaching courses throughout the curriculum, conduct externally funded research involving undergraduate and graduate students, and be committed to increasing the participation of the members of underrepresented groups.
To apply, please complete an online application for Position #312300 at https://www.unfjobs.org/. Applicants must complete the online application and electronically upload a letter of interest, CV, and an unofficial transcript. Please include a statement of research focus and direction (under the supplemental document type “Department Specific: See Special Instructions”) and a statement on teaching philosophy and experience. A minimum of three (3) references with contact information must be listed in the application.Short-listed candidates will be asked to have original, signed reference letters mailed or submitted electronically and will be asked to provide 1-2 samples of scholarship. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Initial review of applications will begin on November 15th, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information contact Dr. Gordon Rakita (firstname.lastname@example.org or (904) 620-1658), Chair, Anthropology Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL 32224.
Internal Number: 312300
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