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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Archaeology), 2-year position

Employer
Kenyon College Inc
Location
Gambier, Ohio
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a two-year position in Anthropology at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2024. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after July 1, 2024. We seek an archaeologist who does not overlap with the department's current strengths in Mesoamerica. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an excellent teaching record, an active research agenda, and a strong commitment to including students in ongoing research.

Responsibilities include teaching a 3/2 course load over two semesters in the academic year.

The successful candidate will teach one section of Introduction to Archaeology every semester, upper-level courses in archaeology, and classes associated with their area of specialization. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website: http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application consists of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a ~2-page statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy that addresses the applicant's experiences with and plans for teaching diverse student populations and using inclusive pedagogy; 4) an unofficial graduate transcript, and 5) letters of reference from three (3) recommenders.

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