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Assistant Professor of Archaeology (Mexico, Central America, and South America)

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Regular Faculty, Full Time, Salary: Competitive
Closing date
Oct 3, 2023

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Full Time
Area Studies, Latin American / Caribbean Studies
Organization Type
Level of Experience

Job# 498413; Position# 197397
The Department of Anthropology at New Mexico State University seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor of Archaeology with a regional specialization in Mexico, Central America, and/or South America who complements the department’s research and practice. Preference will be given to expertise in one or more of the following areas: spatial analysis, remote sensing, zooarchaeology, paleoethnobotanical analysis, and heritage management. Teaching and research philosophies that are collaborative, develop synergies between research and education, and engage local, regional, and descendant communities are strongly preferred. The expected workload includes teaching, scholarly activity/research, and service and/or outreach. The successful candidate will teach classes at all levels and modalities and supervise graduate students in our M.A. program in Anthropology. This is not a remote work position. Ph.D in Anthropology at time of appointment is required.


NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


Salary: Competitive


Start Date: August 14, 2024


Applications are only accepted on-line at




When submitting your application, you will need to upload the following materials:


  1. Letter of interest Curriculum Vitae Names and contact information (to include phone numbers and email for 3 references

Closing Date: October 3, 2023


Department Contact:


Kelly Jenks, Search Committee Co-Chair             


William Walker, Search Committee Co-Chair      




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