Department: Sociology and Anthropology
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Archaeology
The George Mason University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a Tenure-Track Archaeology position at the Assistant Professor-level, beginning academic year 2015-2016.
The program seeks to recruit a junior-level archaeologist with interests in the cultural, social and environmental dimensions of the human past; and who balances field research, technical and methodological expertise, and culturally and theoretically significant inquiry. The expectation is that the successful candidate will have evidence of an ongoing field program and funded research, a strong record of research, publication, and teaching excellence. Candidates should be able to offer introductory as well as advanced courses to undergraduate and graduate students in small and large-sized classes, and to teach archaeological methods and theory. The geographic region and specialization are open and should complement existing program strengths. Applicants must have Ph.D. in-hand at time of submission of their application.
Candidates will have the opportunity to teach in the graduate program. The teaching load for this position is 2:2. The successful candidate will contribute to building the archaeology and physical anthropology offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and foster collaborations with other George Mason University departments and colleges, especially in units that share common interests in the study of the human past.
The Mason Anthropology Program offers a B.A. and M.A. degree in Anthropology. It includes courses in all four fields of anthropology with opportunities to collaborate across subdisciplines.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8461z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three persons whom we may contact for letters of reference. Any questions should be directed to Professor Linda J. Seligmann, Chair, Archaeology Search Committee, at: LSELIGM2@GMU.EDU or 703-993-1334. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2014.
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