Assistant Professor, Archaeology

University of California, Davis in California

Deadline October 15, 2016
Date Posted August 18, 2016
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Evolutionary Wing of the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with specialization in archaeology. Applicants must have completed the Ph.D. in Anthropology, or a closely related field, by the first day of courses (September 2017) and have a record of original research and publication focusing on hunter-gatherer or transitional agricultural societies in the Americas, with a preference for Western North America. The successful applicant will show a clear plan for a continuing program of theoretically-driven research based in field and/or laboratory work that complements current faculty strengths in the Evolutionary Wing.

The position is a nine-month appointment starting July 1, 2017. Teaching duties include four courses per academic year (quarter system) at the introductory, advanced undergraduate, and graduate level. Courses may include introductory offerings in Archaeology and World Prehistory, an upper division course in Field Methods, and a graduate seminar. The candidate will develop additional classes in their field of research, perform undergraduate and graduate advising, and supervise graduate and undergraduate student research. The University of California, Davis, and the Department of Anthropology are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus environment that supports equality and diversity.

Applicants must have completed the Ph.D. in Anthropology, or a closely related field, by the first day of courses (September 2017) and have a record of original research and publication focusing on hunter-gatherer or transitional agricultural societies in the Americas, with a preference for Western North America. The successful applicant will show a clear plan for a continuing program of theoretically-driven research based in field and/or laboratory work that complements current faculty strengths in the Evolutionary Wing.

The position will remain open until filled. However, for full consideration applicants should submit the full set of materials by October 15, 2016: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement outlining research and teaching experience; copies of up to three (3) publications representing recent research; a Statement of Contributions to Diversity and the contact information for three (3) references through the online application system found at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01175.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01175