Assistant Professor - Non-Tenure Track - Anthropology

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Feb 09, 2021
Mar 11, 2021
Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Full Time
Organization Type

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for a non-tenure earning assistant professor position to begin August 15, 2021. The successful applicant must hold a PhD degree in anthropology. Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring in classroom and field school settings is required. Topical specializations required for the position include SE US archaeology and museum studies. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the department’s archaeology laboratory and artifact collections, including inventorying and cataloging objects. Familiarity with applicable regulations, including NAGPRA, is essential.


The UAB Department of Anthropology offers undergraduate minor, major, and MA degree programs. The undergraduate program and course offerings span the traditional four-fields of anthropology. At the graduate level, the program offers the MA degree in the Anthropology of Peace and Human Rights and is expanding involvement in a new interdisciplinary MA program in Cultural Heritage Studies (CHS). The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and should have research and teaching experience that supports the CHS program.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluations, a list of previously taught courses, and sample syllabi), and the names of three references. References will be requested for shortlisted candidates.


Applications received by February 19, 2021 will be assured of consideration. To apply, please visit: 


UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. 


A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

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