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Visiting Asst Professor-Anthropology

Employer
University of New Mexico
Location
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
Visiting Asst Professor-Anthropology

Posting Numberreq29288 Employment TypeFaculty Faculty TypeVisiting Hiring DepartmentAnthropology Department (045A) Academic LocationCollege of Arts & Sciences CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information. Position Summary

The UNM Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Anthropological Archaeology beginning in August 2024. Geographic specialization is open. Strong candidates should have demonstrated experience in undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate will teach a section of the four-field Introduction to Anthropology class each semester, and introductory archaeology courses: "World Archaeology" (Fall semester) and "Archaeology in Practice" (Spring Semester). The remaining courses will be determined by the candidate's area of specialization and departmental needs; the ability to teach at least one hands-on methods courses is especially desired. Note: our more specialized upper-level methods and topics courses typically serve both undergraduate students and graduate students in our Master's in Public Archaeology and PhD programs.

Applications received by May 31, 2024 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. A complete application consists of a letter of intent addressing the applicant's qualifications for the position, as well as a description of the applicant's current research activities, teaching interests and experience. Please also include a curriculum vitae and full contact information of three references. Electronic submissions are required; please visit: http://unmjobs.unm.edu/. The successful candidate will also provide an official academic transcript for credentialing purposes.

The University of New Mexico is New Mexico's flagship, R1, Hispanic-Serving, Carnegie Community Engaged University located in the largest urban center of one of the country's most culturally diverse states and regions. The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned PhD in Anthropology (or Archaeology) with an emphasis in Archaeology by time of appointment

Record of Teaching Experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to teach undergraduate courses and graduate seminars
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

  • Application Instructions

    Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

    A complete application consists of a cover letter and curriculum vitae, as well as the names and contact information of three professional references. Selected candidate will also provide official transcripts for credentialing purposes.

    Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

    For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 5/31/2024. This position will remain open until filled.

    The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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