The University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a one-year position (academic year 2020-21) as Visiting Scholar in the Center for Comparative Archaeology, in the Department of Anthropology. The Visiting Scholar will be engaged in archaeological research that takes a broadly comparative approach to topics of significant cross-cultural applicability. S/he will help to lead an extended seminar (or series of workshops) on comparative research in archaeology that develops a theme from this research. The Visiting Scholar must have completed the doctoral degree by September, 2020; inquiries from more senior scholars are also welcome. Applicants should submit, by Feb. 7, 2020, a CV, the names of three references, and a letter of application (2-3 pp.) including a discussion of the research to be pursued. Ideas related to the integration of the research theme into the ongoing seminar on comparative archeology are also welcome.
The position is pending budgetary approval. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
About University of Pittsburgh
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh covers a wide range of geographical and topical specialties in all four subfields of anthropology (social and cultural anthropology, archaeology, physical anthropology, and anthropological linguistics).
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