Faculty and Administrator Openings
|Position: Anthropology; Assistant Professor, Anthropology|
|Vacancy Number: 600329|
|Status: Full-Time, Regular|
- This is a tenure track position which will begin on January 1, 2014.
- Submit a letter of interest/intent, CV, and names of three potential references to Archaeology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Northern Arizona University, Campus Box 15200, Flagstaff AZ. 86011. Applications can be sent electronically to: [email@example.com...]. Candidates must submit teaching portfolios (including syllabi, teaching philosophy, and student and peer evaluations) to the screening committee.
- The Department of Anthropology at Northern Arizona University seeks a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor in Archaeology whose duties include both undergraduate and graduate level teaching, as well as standard tenure-eligible research and service activities.
- Minimum qualifications are PhD in Anthropology by December 31, 2013, emphasis in Archaeology, and demonstrable record of at least one year of teaching experience as instructor of record.
- Preference will be given to individuals with a strong archaeology background within a four-field anthropology program and strong research agenda, who have a record of success in obtaining external funding and providing students with high-quality field experiences. Preferred areas of research and teaching interest include (but are not limited to) one or more of the following: heritage management, indigenous perspectives, colonial encounters, and long-term human-environment relationships, with expertise in one or more of the following: paleoethnobotany, faunal analysis, traditional ecological knowledge, landscape, or climate change. Preference will be shown to individuals with evidence of teaching effectiveness. Evidence of applied activities, such as community engagement, in keeping with the department's applied anthropology orientation is desirable. The candidate's geographic, cultural, and temporal foci are open. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to diversity, expertise in web-based teaching, a strong record of scholarly publications, and demonstrated grant and contract success. Demonstrated experience with external funding of research is highly desirable.
- The Anthropology Department at Northern Arizona University is a four-field anthropology department with 250 undergraduate majors and 60 MA-level graduate students. We have an outstanding applied anthropology MA, are a research intensive department, and are also committed to both a strong liberal studies program and engaged undergraduate education with faculty in each of the four areas of anthropology (Archaeology, Sociocultural, Linguistic Anthropology, and Biological Anthropology).
- Northern Arizona University has a student population of about 25,000 at its main campus in Flagstaff and at over 30 sites across the state. Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student's success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic success. While NAU's emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees. Flagstaff has a population of about 65,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.
- Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
- $51,400 to $54,000
- This position will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on August 31, 2013.
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.