Assistant Professor, Anthropological Archaeology

Indiana University at Bloomington

United States

October 15, 2021

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Title Assistant Professor, Anthropological Archaeology

Appointment Status Tenure Track Department IU Bloomington Anthropology Position Summary

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.

Basic Qualifications

Minimum educational qualifications include a Ph.D. in Anthropology or closely related field and evidence of a developed research program focused on zooarchaeology.

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 wileya@iu.edu.

Additional Qualifications

Preferred candidates will have demonstrated experience in working with students in laboratory research.

Salary and Rank Assistant Professor, salary commensurate with experience Special Instructions

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

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • Research Agenda
  • List Of References
  • Other
  • Optional Documents

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