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The Boise State University Anthropology Department seeks outstanding candidates to fill one position for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Archaeology. The teaching load is 60% of effort. The position is for an appointment of one academic year beginning Fall semester 2019 (start date of August 1, 2019).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach archaeology undergraduate classes
Mentor students in archaeological research projects
Maintain research program in chosen field of archaeology
Assist with Department-level service
PhD, Anthropology/Archaeology emphasis
Publication history in archaeology
Previous teaching experience in archaeology
Experience with archaeological field excavation, documentation, and curation methods
Interest, experience and/or ability to promote cultural competency, diversity and/or inclusive excellence
Demonstrated professional development in teaching
Experience in managing an archaeological field school
Experience in vertically-integrated experiential learning or labs
The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
The successful candidate will be anthropologically-trained archaeologist and will demonstrate an interest in and ability to teach Introduction to Archaeology as well as upper division coursework in archaeology and anthropology. The regional focus of research is open. We encourage candidates to show how their methodological and analytical skills complement and contribute to a strong program in the archaeology of the Great Basin/Intermountain West and the department’s focus on human adaptation, ecology, and evolution. The standard teaching load is 3/3. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying on a program of research, and participating in shared departmental service obligations at the college and university levels. Boise State University seeks a candidate who is highly motivated in promoting cultural competency and/or diversity in their chosen field of expertise. Candidates must have a Ph.D in Anthropology by the time of appointment.
Required Application Materials: Please submit: 1) a cover letter indicating your interest and how you meet required/preferred qualifications for this position; 2) a CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and professional service; 3) the names and email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation; 4) a statement of current and future research that includes an assessment of the impact of your research; and 5) documentation of teaching experience, including summaries of teaching evaluation and a statement reflecting on your teaching. For any questions, please contact John Ziker, Department Chair: email@example.com.
Open until 2/8/2019.
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