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 November 1, 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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