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Department of Anthropology - Tenure-Track Appointment in Archaeology beginning Fall 2022

Employer
Grinnell College, Department of Anthropology
Location
Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 29, 2021

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Position Type
Tenured
Discipline
Archaeology
Specialty
Applied Anthropology
Organization Type
Academic
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GRINNELL COLLEGE – ANTHROPOLOGY - TENURE-TRACK POSITION (START FALL 2022).

 

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in archaeology beginning Fall 2022. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests are open to any area in the subfield. We are particularly interested in candidates who have competency in statistical methods and who may incorporate students from a variety of backgrounds into their research. Teaching areas will include an introductory course that incorporates the four-fields of American anthropology (i.e. biological anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology) through the exploration of some topic (such as adaptation, kinship, childhood, migration, etc.), archaeological methods, and intermediate courses and seminars in archaeology.

 

 

 

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by October 15, 2021. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a description for an introductory four-fields topics course and an archaeological methods course, titles and course descriptions for 4 courses at intermediate or advanced levels, and a diversity statement, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Associate Professor BRIGITTINE FRENCH, at ANTHROPOLOGYSearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-3141.

 

 

 

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Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

 

 

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

 

 

 

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Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa. It was founded in 1846 when a group of New England Congregationalists established the Trustees of Iowa College. Grinnell is known for its rigorous academics, innovative pedagogy, and commitment to social justice.

Grinnell has the sixth highest endowment-to-student ratio of liberal arts colleges, enabling need-blind admissions and substantial academic merit scholarships to boost socioeconomic diversity. Students receive funding for unpaid or underpaid summer internships and professional development (including international conferences and professional attire). Grinnell participates in a 3–2 engineering dual degree program with Columbia UniversityWashington University in St. Louis, and California Institute of Technology, a 2–1–1–1 engineering program with Dartmouth College and a Master of Public Health cooperative degree program with University of Iowa.

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Telephone
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Location
1115 8th Avenue
Grinnell
IA
50112
United States
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