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Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director, Center for Archaeological Research

University of Mississippi, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Oxford, Mississippi
Closing date
Oct 28, 2022

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Position Type
Full Time
Area Studies, North American Studies
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Level of Experience
Any level of experience considered
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The Department of Sociology and Anthropology ( at the University of Mississippi invites applications for the Director of the Center for Archaeological Research (  Start date will be August 2023.  We will consider candidates beginning at the rank of advanced Assistant Professor level (or those with commensurate experience) or higher. The successful candidate will oversee the Center for Archaeological Research and teach three courses per year in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in anthropology and four-field training, with expertise in North American archaeology, preferably with research experience in the southeastern U.S. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of external funding, including grants and contracts, experience in cultural resource management (CRM), and a strong publishing record. Experience teaching and mentoring students will allow the successful candidate to be fully integrated with the academic mission of the department. Appointment: 9 month.


The University of Mississippi is a publicly funded university located in Oxford, Mississippi, about 60 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee. UM is a research and teaching university with a total enrollment of over 16,000 undergraduates, almost 3,000 graduate students, and about 800 full-time faculty. Employment benefits include health insurance as well as additional dental and vision insurance, state life insurance, and a state universities retirement system. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology offers BA and MA degrees in anthropology and in sociology. Our faculty maintains active research programs that involve both graduate and undergraduate students.

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