WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Department of Anthropology is accepting applications for one tenure-track position in Anthropological Archaeology at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 2020.
We seek highly qualified candidates devoted to excellence in both teaching and research. To align with Wake Forest University’s commitment to inclusivity and contemporary issues of race, applicants should show an active engagement with diversity in their pedagogy and/or scholarship. A PhD in Anthropological Archaeology or a related discipline is required. Candidates should have an active research program, evidence of teaching excellence, and commitment to the engagement with and professional development of diverse undergraduate students through both theory and practice. A focus on the Americas is preferred; topical and theoretical focus should enhance the strengths of the faculty currently in the department. The department consists of eight tenure-track faculty and one assistant teaching professor/museum director and offers four-field training to undergraduate students.
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A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (including text on the candidate’s approach to diversity), and research statement. For full consideration applications should be received by November 1, 2019.
Applicants should apply on-line by submitting a single PDF on our careers website.
Alternatively, a hard copy can be sent to Steve Folmar, Chair, Wake Forest University, Department of Anthropology P.O. Box 7807, Winston-Salem, NC 27109.
Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.
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The Department of Anthropology promotes understanding and appreciation of human cultural and biological diversity. Through academic courses, scholarly and applied research, and public service, the Department provides the Wake Forest community with the tools and knowledge necessary for global citizenship. Composed of scholars representing all sub-fields of anthropology, the Department serves as the premier academic and practical resource for multicultural awareness and education in the University and Winston-Salem communities.