Anthropology - Visiting Assistant Professor, Archaeology

St. Lawrence University in New York

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 24, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Anthropology at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor in archaeology, beginning August 2014.  Candidates must be qualified to teach two required introductory courses, Introduction to Archaeology and Introduction to Human Origins, and a senior seminar in anthropological theory.  Course load is three per semester; the particular array of remaining courses is open but should contribute to the offerings of a four-field anthropology department.  Candidates with Ph.D. in hand preferred, but ABD candidates may be considered.

St. Lawrence University, located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY 13617, is a small, liberal arts college in upstate New York committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity.  This commitment ensures an inclusive campus atmosphere that is intellectually and socially enriching for the entire community.  Our recent incoming classes include 22 percent US students of color or international students; about 18.5 percent of each class receives Pell grants.  We encourage applicants from historically under-represented groups, as well as individuals who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, and those who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.  Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching, active scholarship, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college.

To apply, please send via email in a single pdf document a detailed cover letter that addresses scholarship, teaching philosophy, and desire to teach in a small, liberal arts environment; CV; summary of teaching evaluations; and names and addresses (including email contacts) of three references to: Shinu Abraham, Search Committee Chair, at  Review of applications begins immediately and priority consideration will be given to applications received on or before February 14, 2014.

For additional information about St. Lawrence University and the Anthropology Department, please visit our website at  St. Lawrence University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

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