Visiting Assistant Professor of Archaeology

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Feb 25, 2021
Mar 27, 2021
Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Full Time
Organization Type

The Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at Dickinson College invites applications for the position of visiting assistant professor of archaeology for the 2021-2022 academic year. We seek an anthropological archaeologist whose teaching and research focus on food production and/or environmental archaeology in South America. PhD or ABD required. Teaching responsibilities will be five courses: an introduction to archaeology and world prehistory course each semester; one course each semester in area of specialization; and an advanced undergraduate course on archaeological theory.

Dickinson’s Department of Anthropology and Archaeology has 20 anthropology majors and 18 archaeology majors, with six full-time faculty with research interests in cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and archaeology and conducting research in North America, South America, East Asia, East Africa, and the Mediterranean. We emphasize student engagement in research through our methods and areas of expertise in courses incorporating our three laboratories—biological anthropology, environmental archaeology, and Mediterranean archaeology.

Please apply to with a letter of interest and CV that includes names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin March 29th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Maria Bruno, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, Dickinson College, via

Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with 2300 students.  It is located 20 minutes west of Harrisburg and is a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC and Philadelphia.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate.