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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropological Archaeology

Colgate University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Hamilton, New York
$68,900 (for (ABD candidates) to $72,900 (for candidates with PhD in hand)
Closing date
Mar 21, 2024

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The Department of Sociology & Anthropology at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in anthropological archaeology, beginning fall semester 2024. Regional specialization open.

Strong candidates should be able to teach Introduction to Archaeology and electives in their areas of specialization. Candidates with prior teaching experience and with the ability to teach courses such as Archaeology of Warfare, Environmental Archaeology, Archaeology of Race and Ethnicity, or Archaeology of Gender are preferred. Completion of Ph.D. in Anthropology is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

All applicants must submit a cover letter (1-2 pages), CV, and the names and contact information for two references through Interfolio at The cover letter should address the candidate’s research and teaching interests. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities; thus, in their cover letter, candidates must describe how their approach to teaching and/or scholarship might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin March 3, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

 Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of about 3,200 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Sociology and Anthropology department can be found here. Please note that Colgate will not sponsor any visa or work authorization for this position. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York here


Colgate University is a private liberal arts college in Hamilton, New York. The college was founded in 1819 as the Baptist Education Society of the State of New York and operated under that name until 1823, when it was renamed Hamilton Theological and Literary Institution, often called Hamilton College (1823–1846), then Madison College (1846–1890), and its present name since 1890.

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