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Tenure-Track position in Historical Archaeology

Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York
Closing date
Dec 9, 2022

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Tenure-Track position in Historical Archaeology


The Department of Anthropology at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track position in historical archaeology at the assistant professor level effective Fall 2023. Candidates must be engaged in theory-driven lab and/or field research that compliments and expands upon the Department's existing areas, methodological, and research foci in and of the modern world. Research area and topical specializations are open; however, we are especially interested in candidates with expertise in (but not limited to) colonialism, cross-cultural entanglements, biocultural approaches to human/environmental change, zooarchaeology, paleoethnobotany, or multispecies relations. Candidates are expected to engage with researchers at Syracuse, including those in Geography and the Environment, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Food Studies, Earth and Environmental Sciences, among others. The successful candidate is expected to teach large introductory anthropology courses, topical courses, including methods-focused courses, and a graduate-level archaeology course.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to research as well as to undergraduate and graduate education. The Maxwell School especially seeks candidates open to collaboration and an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per semester.
Required: A Ph.D. in Anthropology is expected at time of appointment.

The school/department seeks candidates whose research, teaching or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
For a detailed position description and online application instructions please go to


Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution, and we welcome applications from diverse candidates. Women and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.



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