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Assistant Professor of Anthropology - Ceramics

Position Summary:
Eastern New Mexico University's Department of Anthropology and Applied Archeology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position for an anthropological archeologist to begin in August 2018. We seek a prehistoric archeologist with a background in the North American Southwest. Skills or experience in ceramic analysis, quantitative methods, CRM, consulting with current descendent communities in the Southwest, and other areas that complement the existing strengths of the department are a plus. Responsibilities will include teaching a range of general undergraduate and graduate courses in anthropology and archeology, as well as courses within the new faculty member's specialty, supervising graduate research and thesis writing, undergraduate advising, curriculum development, and providing service to the university. The successful candidate should bring an active research program and will be responsible for directing the archeological field school on a rotating basis with other faculty. Our department's deep history of research has provided an incredible array of ceramic collections in our curation facility available for the candidate's and student research. The successful candidate is expected to facilitate student research and professional training with the aid of our comprehensive teaching collections and state-of-the-art ceramic laboratory with new equipment for analyses. All candidates must have completed their Ph.D. by August 2018 to be considered for the position.
Requirements:Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach four (4) course sections (12 hour load) each semester
Supervise graduate research and thesis writing
Develop appropriate scholarly activity commensurate with rank and experience
Provide advising for undergraduate and graduate students
Participate in curriculum development
Serve on departmental and university committees
Direct the archeological field school on a rotating basis with other faculty
Minimum Job Requirements:
Ph.D. in Anthropology
Teaching experience is preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
We seek an archeologist specializing in North American prehistory. The ideal candidate will have skills in ceramic analysis. Skills or experience in quantitative methods, CRM, consulting with current descendent communities in the Southwest, and other areas that complement the existing strengths of the department are a plus.
Applicants must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds.
Working Conditions:Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
Work is sedentary in nature that at times requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Additional Information:Date Available: August 2018
Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.
Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:
Required Documents:
Letter of interest
Curriculum vitae
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Contact information for three references (Blind reference call will be made on applicants who become finalist for the position)
Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)
ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University's non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer Jessica Small at (575) 562-2218,. Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail ENMU.HRrecruiter@enmu.edu



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