Assistant Professor, Anthropological Archaeology

Bloomington, Indiana
Assistant Professor, salary commensurate with experience
Sep 09, 2021
Nov 08, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Level of Experience

The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Anthropological Archaeology with a demonstrated expertise in zooarchaeology and a focus on descendant communities in North America, who can take on a leadership role with the William R Adams Zooarchaeology Laboratory (WRAZL). WRAZL is a 1,400 square foot facility in the Department that includes over 10,000 modern comparative faunal remains. Preference will be given to scholars whose training, research, and publications demonstrate experience in working with descendant communities and who share a commitment to training students in community-engaged scholarship. We welcome applications from candidates who contribute to the Department’s stated priorities for diversity, inclusion, and equity. Topical specializations are open, but priority will be given to candidates with research interests in human-environmental interactions. The candidate is expected to complement and strengthen anthropology’s undergraduate and graduate curriculum, as well as collaborate with colleagues across anthropology’s subfields in research, teaching, and service. The candidate is expected to develop a research program capable of attracting external funding. We expect the candidate to develop a comprehensive teaching portfolio that includes large undergraduate courses, methods courses, and graduate courses in the candidate’s areas of interest.

The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington acknowledges and honors the Miami, Delaware, Potawatomi, and Shawnee on whose ancestral lands Indiana University is built and recognizes the responsibility that this carries. The Department of Anthropology is among the oldest and largest four field departments in the United States, offering B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. The Department also offers an M.A. program in Food Studies. Indiana University Bloomington enrolls over 32,000 undergraduate and 8500 graduate students.

The Department of Anthropology is committed to promoting respect for human diversity, as described on our website, and supports the mission of the College of Arts and Sciences of Indiana University in building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans. As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities, including employment and admission. Indiana University prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Indiana University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications.

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