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Title Assistant Professor, Anthropological Archaeology
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Anthropology
The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington seeks
applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Anthropological
Archaeology with a demonstrated expertise in zooarchaeology and a focus on
descendant communities in North America, who can take on a leadership role
with the William R Adams Zooarchaeology Laboratory (WRAZL). WRAZL is a 1,400
square foot facility in the Department that includes over 10,000 modern
comparative faunal remains. Preference will be given to scholars whose
training, research, and publications demonstrate experience in working with
descendant communities and who share a commitment to training students in
community-engaged scholarship. We welcome applications from candidates who
contribute to the Department's stated priorities for diversity, inclusion, and
equity. Topical specializations are open, but priority will be given to
candidates with research interests in human-environmental interactions. The
candidate is expected to complement and strengthen anthropology's
undergraduate and graduate curriculum, as well as collaborate with colleagues
across anthropology's subfields in research, teaching, and service. The
candidate is expected to develop a research program capable of attracting
external funding. We expect the candidate to develop a comprehensive teaching
portfolio that includes large undergraduate courses, methods courses, and
graduate courses in the candidate's areas of interest.
The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington acknowledges
and honors the Miami, Delaware, Potawatomi, and Shawnee on whose ancestral
lands Indiana University is built and recognizes the responsibility that this
carries. The Department of Anthropology is among the oldest and largest four
field departments in the United States, offering B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. The
Department also offers an M.A. program in Food Studies. Indiana University
Bloomington enrolls over 32,000 undergraduate and 8500 graduate students.
The Department of Anthropology is committed to promoting respect for human
diversity, as described on our website, and supports the mission of the
College of Arts and Sciences of Indiana University in building and supporting
a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.
Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary,
to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures
with regard to the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans. As required by
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Indiana University does not
discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities,
including employment and admission. Indiana University prohibits
discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender
identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national
origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Indiana
University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to
persons based upon their individual qualifications.
Minimum educational qualifications include a Ph.D. in Anthropology or closely
related field and evidence of a developed research program focused on
The successful applicant is expected to have completed the Ph.D. by the start
date of August 1, 2022.
Department Contact for Questions
Inquiries regarding the position should be sent to Department Chair Prof.
Andrea Wiley firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preferred candidates will have demonstrated experience in working with
students in laboratory research.
Salary and Rank Assistant Professor, salary commensurate with experience
To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by October 15,
2021, however, the search will continue until the position is filled. To
apply, please submit (1) cover letter (2) CV (3) max 1-page research
statement (4) max 1-page statement addressing contributions to diversity,
equity, and/or inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or
community engagement, and (5) contact information for three references.
For Best Consideration Date 10/15/2021
Expected Start Date 08/01/2022
OAA # 22109-06
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Letter of Application
List Of References