Position: Assistant/Associate Professor, Historical Archaeologist
Location: DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois
DePaul University seeks a historical archaeologist for tenure-track, assistant or associate professor rank, beginning fall 2000. The area specialty is open, but an interest in urban, industrial areas and a willingness to develop pedagogical focus on Chicago is desired. The successful candidate must be dedicated to undergraduate teaching, interest in working with interdisciplinary programs, and establishing institutional links with local cultural institutions. Interest in developing a field school in metropolitan areas is encouraged. Ph.D. must be completed by June 2000. DePaul University is committed to recruiting a diverse faculty to complement the diversity of its student body and the Chicago area, thus underrepresented groups and women are strongly encouraged to apply. The submission deadline is November 25, 1999. Send cover letter, vita, and names of references to Larry Mayo, Anthropology Program, DePaul University, 2320 N. Kenmore Ave., Chicago, IL 60614-3250. DePaul University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Position: Assistant Curator
Location: The Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois
The Field Museum invites applications for an assistant curator in complex societies of the Americas. We wish to encourage applications from energetic scholars with demonstrated commitments to field research, successful grant writing, and high-visibility publications. Strong promise for contributing to public programs and education in a museum environment and to teaching at the university level is highly desirable. Candidates must have experience with material culture in their research and be willing to take an active role in working directly with the museum's extensive collections. The individual should have the potential to contribute to theoretical discussions that extend beyond their areas of topical and geographical expertise. We are looking for candidates who will make significant long-term contributions to a strong and growing Department of Anthropology. Although the geographical focus of this position is open to any region in the Americas, preference will be given to candidates who complement, rather than duplicate, the area expertise and field experience of our existing curatorial faculty. The Field Museum is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applicants with diverse backgrounds. Send letter of application, a statement of future research goals and objectives, as well as a list of three potential referees to Chair, Search Committee, Dept. of Anthropology, The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605-2496. The deadline is January 7, 2000.
Position: Assistant Professor, Geographer
Location: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
The University of Illinois at Chicago is offering a tenure-track position for a geographer at the assistant professor level, to begin in August 2000. Primary teaching and research competence in G.I.S. and mapping and/or remote sensing is required. A topical focus in environmental science is preferred. Other related specialties tied to environmental science will be considered. Candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment. The search is open until the position is filled, but fullest consideration will be given to applications received by February 15, 2000. Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes or is accompanied by a statement of professional objectives, a curriculum vita, and the names and addresses of three referees. Applications should be sent to Chair, G.I.S. Search Committee, Program in Geography, Dept. of Anthropology, M/C-027, 1007 W. Harrision St., Chicago, IL 60607-7138. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position: Faculty Position
Location: New York University
The Department of Anthropology at New York University invites applications from outstanding scholars in anthropological archaeology pending administrative and budgetary approval. The department is looking for scholars with exceptional records in research and teaching, active field research projects, and intellectual leadership. While rank, region, and area of specialization are open, New World is preferred and a junior appointment is most likely. Applicants should have dissertation in hand. Send application (including letter, vita, and names of three referees) by October 15, 1999, to Chair, Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Pl., New York, NY, 10003. NYU encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.
Position: Assistant Director, Cultural Resource Office
Location: Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisianna
The Cultural Resource Office at Northwestern State University seeks a candidate for a full-time assistant director. Job duties include survey and evaluation of properties and developing a management plan based on survey results. A Ph.D. in anthropology or related field plus two years experience in Southeastern archaeology/CRM are required; ABD will be considered. The successful applicant will possess strong organizational skills, supervisory experience, and demonstrable success in managing field projects and report writing. Basic knowledge of GIS is desired. Submit a letter of intent describing CRM experience, résumé, copies of transcripts, and three letters of reference to Cultural Resource Office, Dept. of Social Sciences, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA 71497. The position will remain open until filled.
Position: Assistant Professor/Assistant Curator
Location: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
The Department of Anthropology and the Michigan State University (MSU) Museum invite applications for a tenure- track faculty member at the assistant professor and assistant curator level, specializing in Great Lakes archaeology. The candidate will be jointly appointed by anthropology, the tenure home department, and the MSU Museum, which serves as the state's largest museum resource for natural and cultural history, particularly that of the Great Lakes region. The individual must hold the Ph.D., have a demonstrated research interest in Great Lakes prehistory or historic archaeology, and be capable of teaching general and specialty courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. While temporal, spatial, and topical specialties are open, prospective candidates are expected to actively engage in field research, generate extramural research funding, and publish research results. The candidate will teach three anthropology courses per academic year (specialty as well as introductory, general, and interdisciplinary courses), work with graduate and undergraduate students in an advisory capacity in relation to classes offered and areas of mutual academic interest, and participate in other expected faculty activities. The candidate's museum responsibilities include assisting in the curation of major Great Lakes prehistoric and historic archaeological collections, as well as program and exhibit development. The candidate also will work in cooperation with other Great Lakes scholars and university programs such as the Center for Great Lakes Culture. The position begins August 15, 2000; the application deadline is December 15, 1999. Send a letter of application, vitae, and names of three references to Great Lakes Archaeology Search Committee, Dept. of Anthropology, 354 Baker Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1118. EOE/AAE.
Position: Principal Investigator
Location: PAL, Pawtucket, Rhode Island
PAL, an independent, nonprofit CRM consulting firm, seeks an experienced senior archaeologist/principal investigator. Requirements include a graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology, at least five years of CRM experience, knowledge of federal and state preservation law, ability to manage multiple projects, superior verbal and written communication skills, computer literacy, established track record of research in the archaeology of the northeastern United States, and strong analytical skills. Send letter of interest, vita, salary requirements, and list of references to Donna Callahan, Human Resources Director, PAL, 210 Lonsdale Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02860, tel: (401) 728-8780, fax: (401) 728-8784, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position: Archaeology/Physical Anthropologist
Location: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia
The Department of Archaeology at Simon Fraser University has approval to advertise for a tenure-track faculty appointment in archaeology and/or physical anthropology at the rank of assistant professor beginning September 1, 2000. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and have a regional specialization within the Pacific Rim. Archaeological applicants should have a theoretical/topical interest in complex societies and an active record of field research. Specialization within the field of physical anthropology is open. As part of the application, individuals must include a full curriculum vitae, a summary statement of qualifications and research interests as related to the appointment, and the names and addresses of three referees. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Written inquiries or applications may be made to the Appointments Committee Chair, Dept. of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6, Canada. The deadline for receipt of applications is December 31, 1999. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants.
Position: Senior Project Archaeologist/Principal Investigator
Location: Brian F. Smith and Associates, Poway, California
Brian F. Smith and Associates is a consulting firm located in San Diego County specializing in prehistoric and historic studies in southern California. We are seeking to fill the full-time position of senior project archaeologist/principal investigator as soon as possible. This position is intended for a qualified individual with experience in California archaeology and capable of bidding, directing, conducting research, and reporting, for projects of all sizes. The individual should be capable to direct surveys, significance testing, and data recovery projects, track laboratory analyses, and prepare detailed technical reports. Qualifications must include an M.A. or, preferably, a Ph.D. in anthropology, with an emphasis in archaeology or Southwest prehistory, with ample experience to demonstrate abilities listed above. Critical factors in candidate selection will include report writing experience, experience in southern California, and the ability to meet project schedules and budgets. Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience. This is not a temporary position; we are looking for individuals interested in accepting responsibility and acting independently towards achieving project goals. To apply, send a cover letter summarizing interest and experience, salary history, and references, and include a full résumé, writing examples, and four references. Submit responses to Brian F. Smith and Associates, 12528 Kirkham Ct., Suite 3, Poway, CA 92064, tel: (858) 486-0245.
Position: Director of Consulting Archaeology Program
and Lecturer in Anthropology
Location: University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
The University of Vermont (UVM), Burlington seeks a director to assume responsibility for the oversight of all aspects of the UVM Consulting Archaeology Program and carry a quarter-time teaching load in the UVM Department of Anthropology. Ph.D. or ABD in anthropology, with specialization in archaeology, and teaching and public education experience are required. Knowledge and experience in all aspects of northern New England archaeology and culture resource management also are required, including design and implementation of multiple phases of consulting archaeology and research projects. Background in Native American and Euro-American research is preferable; knowledge of other research areas and/or specialties is useful. Administrative and supervisory experience is required. Evidence of entrepreneurial ability is highly desirable. The successful candidate must be eligible, within a reasonable time frame, to satisfy State Historic Preservation Office (Section 106) criteria to conduct professional archaeological investigations in Vermont and other northern New England states. The candidate must be able to work non-traditional hours, travel extensively, and actively engage in field and lab work. Competitive salary. Application reviews will begin November 1, 1999. The position is available January 15, 2000. Send a letter of application outlining relevant qualifications, résumé, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers/email addresses of at least three references to the CAP Director Search Committee, Dept. of Anthropology, Williams Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405.
Position: Faculty Position
Location: Warren Wilson College, Asheville, North Carolina
Warren Wilson College is offering a full-time, continuing faculty position in archaeology beginning August, 2000. We seek candidates who specialize in the southeastern United States and who can contribute to interdisciplinary environmental studies. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper level courses in archaeology, Native Americans of the Southeast, and courses relevant to our interdisciplinary environmental studies program. Introductory physical anthropology also is desirable. Other responsibilities may include directing an established summer field school on campus, in cooperation with the Eastern Band of the Cherokee, and supervising a student work crew that works with materials from the on-campus dig. We seek dynamic, inspiring teachers who are interested in varied instructional strategies and can involve and guide undergraduates in research. Teaching experience and a Ph.D. are required. Review of applications will begin November 30, 1999, and will continue until the position is filled. We particularly invite applications from ethnic minorities and members of other groups historically underrepresented in academia. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to Virginia McKinley, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Warren Wilson College, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000.
Position: Director, Center for Environment and Society
Location: Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland
Located in the immediate vicinity of the Chesapeake Bay, one of the world's most complex ecosystems, Washington College is creating an innovative academic center to study natural and human environments in their mutual interdependence. The College is seeking a director with a broad and interdisciplinary grasp of environmental issues and their human and social dimensions. Applications from a variety of disciplines concerned with environmental issues and their impact on human affairs will be considered. Major responsibilities include: to launch, develop, and manage innovative programs for the study of the interaction of environment and society; sponsor and support research and public outreach efforts; forge connections with a broad range of professionals and agencies in academia, government, business, and the non-profit sector; build and work with an advisory council; write grants; and supervise the operations of the Center and its support staff. The appointment carries faculty rank appropriate to qualifications and includes teaching responsibilities at a reduced load. The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2000. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to Joachim J. Scholz, Provost and Dean of the College, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD 21620. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 1999, and will continue until the position is filled. Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. ·
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