Assistant Professor, Maritime Archaeology

Employer
Texas A&M University, Department of Anthropology
Location
College Station, Texas
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 10, 2021

View more

Position Type
Faculty
Discipline
Archaeology
Specialty
Other
Organization Type
Academic

Job Details

 

The Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization in maritime archaeology. This is a full-time, 9-month appointment beginning August 1, 2022. The ideal candidate will have a broad background in maritime archaeology, including archaeological artifact documentation and analysis techniques, combined with advanced knowledge of archaeological conservation and/or ship reconstruction. Geographic area and chronological period are open, although particular consideration will be given to candidates who specialize in post-medieval and/or Asian seafaring. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct field and laboratory research in maritime archaeology, mentor PhD and undergraduate students, teach a 2-2 course load including undergraduate and graduate courses in maritime archaeology and anthropology, and participate in service at the department, college, and university levels.

Qualifications

PhD in-hand; a PhD conferred before December 31, 2021 is desired, however, strong applicants who are scheduled to have the PhD in-hand by June 1, 2022 will also be considered. Applicants should have a proven record of research, publication, and external funding that is commensurate with the present stage of their career, and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in maritime archaeology and anthropology. 

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Application materials include a 1-2 page cover letter; a current curriculum vitae with names and contact information of three references; a statement of current and future research plans (no more than two pages); a statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy and experience (no more than two pages); and, a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement (no more than one page) that offers evidence of demonstrated commitment to DEI as it applies to research, teaching, and/or service. All application materials must be submitted through InterFolio using the following link: apply.interfolio.com/95182. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Shelley Wachsmann, Chair of the Maritime Archaeology Search Committee at swachsmann@tamu.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Company

Texas A&M University is a leading public research university with over 55,000 students. Texas A&M is located in the city of College Station which is within 90 minutes of both Houston and Austin metropolitan areas. Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. The Department of Anthropology has 23 full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty. Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

The following information is provided by the employer in accordance with AAA policy. AAA is not responsible for verifying the accuracy of these statements. They are not part of the actual position description submitted for publication by the employer.

  • This employer does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation/preference.
  • This employer does prohibit discrimination based on gender identity/expression.
  • This employer does not offer health insurance benefits to eligible partners.
  • This employer does not appear on the AAUP list of censured institutions.
Find Us
Telephone
979-845-5242
Location
Department of Anthropology, MS 4352
Texas A&M University
College Station
TX
77843-4352
United States

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert