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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropological Archaeology

Lycoming College
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Feb 23, 2023

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Position Type
General Anthropology
Full Time
Area Studies, North American Studies
Organization Type
Level of Experience

The Department of Anthropology-Sociology at Lycoming College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropological Archaeology beginning Fall 2023. We are interested in candidates with demonstrated teaching and research expertise in Mesoamerica or North America. The course load is six courses per year. The candidate should be prepared to teach a combination of anthropology and archaeology courses, including introductory courses in archaeology, world prehistory, cultural anthropology, and biological anthropology from our existing catalog, and 2-3 courses of their own design.

Qualifications: A PhD in Anthropology is preferred, but advanced ABD candidates will be considered. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to teaching excellence in an undergraduate liberal arts environment and display a record of scholarship or strong scholarly promise.

To Apply: Candidates should submit a CV, a letter describing their teaching and scholarly interests, 2-3 sample syllabi, and a list of three references, at least one of which is able to address the candidate’s teaching abilities. Electronic submission of application material is required. Letters of reference to be made available upon request of the search committee. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected liberal arts colleges. Today, our community of 1,200 active learners from 31 states and territories and 15 countries comprises a student body that is 35 percent domestic students of color or international, all of whom work with our renowned scholars to craft customized combinations of market-driven majors, minors and concentrations across our 40+ academic programs. Students compete in 19 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internship experiences, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming College has one of the highest endowment-per-student ratios in the country. The institution is a member of the Annapolis Group of Liberal Arts Colleges and is recognized by The Princeton Review as one of The 388 Best Colleges. Lycoming College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education for all students. Learn more at

Lycoming College proudly celebrates and values diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.

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