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The American School of Classical Studies at Athens seeks a director for the Wiener Laboratory, for a term from July 1, 1999 to June 30, 2002, with eligibility for renewal. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience. Required qualifications: Area of expertise in archaeological science (for example, geoarchaeology, human skeletal analysis, zooarchaeology) with an established publication record and demonstrated administrative and fundraising experience. A strong background in natural science, experience in collaborating with archaeological scholars in fieldwork, and a commitment to Mediterranean archaeology is required. Duties will include: Under supervision of the director of the School, the director of the lab is responsible for developing and administering the research and workshop programs, collections, and facilities of the lab, as well as maintaining and enlarging established networks with other laboratories and institutions. In addition, he/she is an ex-officio member of the Committee on the Wiener Laboratory, a Standing Committee of the Managing Committee of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. These duties require full-time residency in Athens. Deadline for applications is December 1, 1998. Applicants should provide a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references. Application materials should be sent to the chair of the Committee on the Wiener Laboratory, Nancy C. Wilkie, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, (507) 646-4231, fax (507) 646-4223, email nwilkie@carleton.edu. Note that preliminary interviews of finalists will be held during the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, December 27-30, 1998, in Washington, D.C. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, or disability when considering admission to any form of membership or application for employment.

Archaeology Magazine seeks an Assistant Editor for an entry-level position. Background in archaeology required. Editing experience, familiarity with desktop publishing (ideally Quark for Mac), and foreign-language skills are important assets. Job includes tracking text and art, proofreading, copy editing, travel guide research, some writing, and assorted editorial chores. Send letter and résumé to Peter A. Young, Editor-in-Chief, Archaeology Magazine, 135 William St., New York, NY 10038.

Baylor University Department of Sociology and Anthropology seeks an archaeologist trained broadly in anthropology for a tenure-track assistant professor position. A Ph.D. in anthropology, excellent teaching skills, and active research/publications are required. Develop and teach a field school, introductory anthropology, archaeological methods and theory, and archaeology of your geographic region(s) of specialization. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 1998, and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, your application should be completed by January 30, 1999. Baylor is a Baptist university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.

California State University, Bakersfield Department of Sociology/Anthropology invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in anthropology beginning September 1999, pending budgetary approval. A Ph.D. in anthropology at time of appointment is required. A highly qualified ABD may be considered; however, appointment to a permanent position will be contingent on completing the doctorate. A specialty in the archaeology of western North America and an ability to teach biological anthropology is required. Familiarity with several of the following is also required: forensic anthropology, computer analysis and instruction, cultural resource management, lithic analysis, faunal analysis, and archaeological information centers. CSUB has an active M.A. program to which the applicant must be able to contribute as a researcher, committee member, and mentor of our ethnically diverse student population. Application review begins January 4, 1999, until position is filled. Send vita, letter of application, and three letters of reference to Mark Sutton, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, CSUB, Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099. CSU, Bakersfield is an AA/EOE. Applications from women, ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are welcome.

California State University, Northridge, Department of Anthropology, announces a tenure-track position in Mesoamerican archaeology, at the assistant professor level, starting fall 1999. The department seeks an archaeologist with an active program of field research in Mesoamerica, Mexico preferred. Evidence of teaching excellence and ongoing field research potential is required. A Ph.D. is required. The candidate will be expected to involve students in fieldwork, teach courses in archaeology in both our undergraduate and graduate (M.A.) program, and supervise graduate thesis research. Responsibilities include a commitment to teaching a diverse student population and a willingness to actively participate in university service. Normal teaching load is 12 units. California State University, Northridge is located in the western San Fernando Valley, about 21 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. The third largest university in the Los Angeles area, we serve a student body of over 27,000 students. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Application review begins December 15, 1998. Send vita, statement, and names of three references to Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA 91330-8244.

The Department of Anthropology at California State University, Sacramento, invites applications for an entry-level assistant professor tenure-track position in archaeology to begin fall semester 1999. Applicants must have Ph.D. in anthropology in hand by August 1, 1999. Specialization including research in California and Great Basin prehistory and extensive cultural resource management experience in the region is required. Candidates should be able to teach lower- and upper-division archaeology in their area of specialization as well as North America. Applicants with a background in hunter-gatherer systems, some expertise in ecological and evolutionary theory, and quantitative methods are preferred. The successful candidate will also supervise Master's theses, teach method and theory courses, and develop anthropology courses that will serve the College's interdisciplinary focus. Evidence of teaching excellence is desired, as is the ability to address the needs of ethnically diverse students in course materials, teaching strategies, and advising. Mail letter of interest, vita, evidence of teaching and research experience, and names of three references with telephone numbers to Jerald J. Johnson, Chair, Search Committee for Archaeology Position, Department of Anthropology, CSUS, Sacramento, CA 95819-6106. Review of applications will begin January 4, 1999; position will remain open until filled. CSUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

The University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Anthropology seeks a Mesoamerican archaeologist for a tenure-track position beginning fall 1999. The Department anticipates hiring at the assistant professor level. Applications at all levels may also be considered from those who would strengthen the Department's diversity. Candidates should be strong in theory and must have proven excellence in teaching and in research in complex societies of northern Mesoamerica. Preferences given to candidates complementary to our focus on human ecology, and relating to, but not duplicating, our strengths in the U.S. Southwest, southern Mesoamerica, and lower Central America. The University of Colorado at Boulder is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. The deadline for applications is December 15, 1998. Applications should include a cover letter, vita, and addresses of four references. Send application to Chair, Archaeology Search Committee, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0233.

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Department of Anthropology, intends to hire an archaeologist specializing in research on foragers or pastoralists. This person will contribute to the Department's Concentration in Ecology and Evolution and Program in Archaeology. Area is open, methodological skills in lithics or zooarchaeology are preferred, and interest in and ability to use information technology in teaching is required. The position is tenure-track, with expectation of hiring at the assistant professor level starting fall semester 1999. Please send a narrative statement of teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names of four referees by December 11, 1998, to Chair, Archaeology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, CB #3115, Alumni Building, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3115. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE/AAE.

The University of North Texas, Department of Geography and Center for Environmental Archaeology is offering a tenure-track assistant professorship in environmental archaeology, beginning January 1999. To complement existing program in geoarchaeology, candidates need a Ph.D. and teaching experience; fields preferred are zooarchaeology, paleoecology, spatial, or quantitative analysis. Teaching will include introductory archaeology, regional survey, and upper division/graduate specialty courses. UNT is an AA/EEO employer; minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 31, 1998, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Send letter, vita, and names of three references to Reid Ferring, Department of Geography, P.O. Box 305279, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203.

SUNY-Geneseo Department of Anthropology seeks to hire anthropological archaeologist: entry-level, tenure-track, assistant professorship for fall 1999. Qualifications required: Anthropology Ph.D. by September 1999; teaching experience; field, archival, and/or lab research; specialty areas in archaeological field methods and lab analysis, quantitative methods, and cultural resources management; archaeological fieldwork in North America. Fieldwork in Northeastern U.S. archaeology will be considered a plus to our program. We are looking for candidates who are committed to teaching undergraduates. Send letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation, and graduate transcript to: E. R. Kintz, Chair, Department of Anthropology, One College Circle, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 14454. Apply by November 30, 1998. Position will remain open until filled. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. SUNY Geneseo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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