The Department of Anthropology at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2020.
We seek an archaeologist with specialization in zooarchaeology with a preference for a scholar with expertise in the archaeology of hunting and gathering populations. Geographic area of specialization is open, but we seek candidates with experience in western North America or interest in developing a research program in the region. The successful candidate will be capable of mentoring graduate and undergraduate student research in the Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, and adjacent environs AND show evidence of teaching effectiveness and grantsmanship, a record of publication, and a field or lab-based research program that could incorporate student participation.
Expected teaching includes a course in zooarchaeology as well as introductory and other upper division courses in archaeology. The successful candidate will also be responsible for managing the department’s comparative faunal collection.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019 and position is open until filled.
Assistant professors shall normally hold the terminal qualification in their discipline (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., MFA, etc.), and shall have demonstrated ability, through appropriate experience, to perform the functions of the position they are to hold.
- Doctorate degree in Anthropology related field by date of appointment
- Specialization in zooarchaeology
- Demonstrated record of grantsmanship
- Demonstrated record of publication
- A field- and/or lab-based research program that could incorporate student participation
- Ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate students in research in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains
- Ability to teach introductory and upper division courses in archaeology, including zooarchaeology
- Expertise in prehistoric hunter-gatherers
- Geographic area of specialization is open but preference given to applicants with experience in Western North America
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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Additional Salary Information: For the complete list of benefits, please see uwyo.edu/hr/employee-benefits/
Internal Number: 19004609
About University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Wyoming is known throughout the state of Wyoming and the region for its leadership in research and public education about our unique archaeological heritage. The department is achieving national and international recognition for its research programs.
In addition to the commitment to Wyoming-based research, Anthropology faculty offer UW international expertise in areas such as the Europe, Asia, Africa, Native America and more, constituting a center of multicultural global research at UW.
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