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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Archaeology)

Employer
Hamilton College, Department of Anthropology
Location
Clinton, New York
Closing date
Mar 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
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Job Details

The Anthropology Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2021. We seek candidates with a specialization in archaeology and general ability to teach biological anthropology and whose research and teaching broadly reflect training in archaeological science.  We expect candidates to be able to offer introduction to archaeology (with 20% biological anthropology), North American prehistory, and other 200-300 level topical courses from within the current course offerings or new courses associated with the candidate’s expertise. Area of specialty and geographic focus is open.  We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a PhD are preferred. The teaching load for this position is three courses in the fall semester and two courses in the spring semester.

Hamilton (http://www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-york/, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates should submit materials, including (1) cover letter, (2) CV, and (3) names and contact information for three references, via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/83611. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Nathan Goodale, Search Committee Chair, at ngoodale@hamilton.edu. The deadline to receive applications is March 5, 2021.

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Hamilton College prepares students for lives of meaning, purpose, and active citizenship. Guided by the motto “Know Thyself,” the College emphasizes intellectual growth, flexibility, and collaboration in a residential academic community. Hamilton students learn to think independently, embrace difference, write and speak persuasively, and engage issues ethically and creatively. One of America’s first liberal arts colleges, Hamilton enables its students to effect positive change in the world.

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Telephone
315-859-4011
Location
Hamilton College
Office of the Dean of Faculty
198 College Hill Road
Clinton
NY
13323
United States
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