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Postdoctoral Scholar Pool - Department of Anthropology

Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Position Title Postdoctoral Scholar Pool - Department of Anthropology Job Posting Number 2024106NTL Job Location San Marcos College/Division College of Liberal Arts Department/School Anthropology Position Description

The Department of Anthropology seeks to develop a pool of candidates for postdoctoral scholars (post-doc) positions in the department and department centers of Anthropology.

For information about the department visit

The Forensics Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS)

and the Center for Archaeological Studies (CAS)

A post-doc is a professional appointment designed to provide recent doctoral degree recipients with an opportunity to gain experiences and skills that will advance their careers. A post-doc works under the supervision and sponsorship of a regular faculty member, who serves as a mentor to the post-doc, and it is expected that the faculty sponsor will provide an orientation and development plan for the post-doc, impart the realities and variety of careers available to the post-doc, and encourage learning opportunities to broaden the post- doc's aspirations and experiences.

The appointment involves substantial and full-time commitment to research, scholarship, teaching, or other professional activities. Eligibility for annual reappointment is contingent upon satisfactory annual performance evaluations during the term period, in addition to continuity of funding and departmental need. For more information, please visit Postdoctoral Scholar Appointments, AA/PPS No. 04.01.24 (7.21).

Please note that this posting is not intended to convey that such a need currently exists. Applicants applying for a pool postdoctoral scholar position will be available to the departmental search committee for consideration in case the need arises.

This position is subject to availability of funds.

Required Qualifications

Recently awarded a Ph.D., or equivalent doctorate.

Preferred Qualifications

Research experience.

Application Procedures

The Department of Anthropology will accept applications from qualified applicants on a continual basis. Applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered,

Interested individuals should submit a current CV, a cover letter outlining specific academic and professional experiences relevant for a postdoc research appointment, statement of research interests, and unofficial transcripts (all in one document).

As part of our application process, we are requesting contact information for three (3) academic references who can provide information about the applicant's research skills and experiences. Please provide the names and email addresses for your academic references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from the highest degree granting institution.

Type of Position Temporary Full-Time or Part-Time Proposed Start Date Posting Date 04/19/2024 Evaluation of Applications Begins Full Consideration Date 05/31/2025 Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes EEO/AA Statement

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Reasonable Accommodation

If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Talent Acquisition for assistance. A representative from Talent Acquisition will respond to you as soon as possible.

Record Checks and Verifications

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Why Work at Texas State?

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

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