The Department of Anthropology at The College at Brockport, SUNY seeks applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor in Anthropological Archaeology with a focus on historical archaeological and museum studies. Anticipated starting date is August 2018.
We seek a candidate who can be part of a collegial and collaborative team of teacher-scholars who contribute to teaching, research, and service to the broader college community. The candidate should have specialties in historical archaeology and material cultural analyses using archaeological data. Preference given to applicants who can develop a local or regional summer archaeological field school, and teach advanced museological courses and archaeological theory, in addition to introductory level courses in archaeology and general anthropology. Candidates are expected to teach credit bearing courses at the undergraduate level, work closely with students in and out of the classroom and demonstrate a promise of excellence in both research and teaching.
Individuals who can positively engage a diverse student body through teaching, mentoring, or research activities are encouraged to apply. Salary and benefits are competitive. Applications will be accepted until October 30, 2017. Applicants must upload a cover letter that addresses job criteria, teaching and research experiences and interests, a CV with contact information for three references, and a writing sample / publication to https//www.brockportrecruit.org. AA/EOE
Evidences effective teaching (Teaching 50%)
Evidences effective supervision (teaching)
Provides experientially based education (teaching)
Teaches in two or more of the core area courses in archaeology and museology (teaching)
Achieves scholarly publications and related scholarly work (Scholarship 30%)
Provides service to the department with gradual service expansion to the college, community, and profession (Service 10%)
The remaining 10% considered as “discretionary” B. Non-Essential Functions
Ability to engage students in research (teaching)
Demonstrates professional involvement (service)
Develops and teaches online courses (teaching)
Earned doctorate in Archaeology or Anthropology (ABD with PhD in hand by start date).
Evidence of active research agenda
Specialization in archaeology and experience in museum studies
Ability to teach core courses in our archaeology curriculum
Capable of teaching advanced courses in museology
Ability to effectively teach an archaeological field school B. Preferred Qualification
Experience independently teaching core courses in anthropology
Research interests/experiences in local or regional historical archaeology
Demonstrates professional involvement
Evidence of scholarly publications and related scholarly work
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About The College at Brockport, State University of New York
Our 464-acre campus (http://www.brockport.edu/about/maps/) has 66 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Brockport, NY (http://www.brockportny.org/) is a small college town of 8,100 residents located on the historic Erie Canal.