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Lehigh University, Assistant Professor of Bioarchaeology (Due Dec. 1, 2021)[]


LEHIGH UNIVERSITY. The Department of Sociology & Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Anthropology, effective Fall 2022. Potential candidates must have a strong record of empirical research in bioarchaeology as evidenced by peer review publications and/or external funding. We will consider candidates with topical specializations within bioarchaeology that focus on humans or hominins. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous research program and teach introductory anthropology courses, including human evolution and archeology, as well as advanced courses in their area of interest. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to partner with interdisciplinary programs across campus. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in anthropology completed by the effective starting date of employment.

Lehigh University is a highly competitive, research-oriented, private university experiencing significant growth. We are located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City. The standard teaching load is 2/2. Lehigh University’s core mission includes a strong commitment to developing global initiatives. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology has 13 faculty members and offers undergraduate majors in anthropology and sociology. Department faculty are active researchers and dedicated teachers who collaborate in a variety of interdisciplinary academic programs.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering ( and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award.  Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at  Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for spouses/partners of newly hired faculty. Learn more about Dual Career Assistance at:

Candidates should submit the following at 1) a cover letter that includes a statement on how the candidate would contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment as a faculty member, 2) statements of research interests and teaching effectiveness (one statement for each, not to exceed two pages each), and 3) a curriculum vitae. Please do not submit additional materials at this time. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Applications must be completed by December 1, 2021 to receive full consideration. Questions concerning the position should be directed to Dr. David Casagrande, Search Committee Chair, at [[1]].

University of Pittsburgh, Assistant Professor, Archaeology of Africa, Asia, or Latin America (Due Nov. 5, 2021)[]

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-stream Assistant Professor position in Anthropological Archaeology to begin fall 2022, pending budgetary approval. Applicant must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related field at the time of appointment. We seek a candidate with a regional focus either in Africa, Asia (including East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia), or Latin America. We seek a candidate who is committed to rigorous empirical research on themes of broad resonance that connect to clusters of interest across the department and the university, including one or more of the following: a) historical ecology, political ecology, environmental sustainability and the Anthropocene; b) culture contact, colonial and post-colonial legacies, and engagement with descendant communities; c) urbanism and the growth and workings of cities through time; and/or d) well-being, human experience, and inequality. Methodological areas of expertise are open but should add to and complement existing strengths in our department.

Candidates must have an active research program that provides opportunity for the integration and training of students. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, research and publication and will contribute to our strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity within our academic community and through its programs of outreach. Teaching responsibilities will include two courses in the fall term and two courses in the spring term, at undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates also will advise and mentor graduate students, contribute to departmental and wider university administration, and participate in the intellectual life of the department.

Application URL:

The online application must include a cover letter that discusses the candidate’s research expertise and teaching experience and pedagogical approaches. The application must also include a diversity statement, CV and the names and contact information of three references (letters are not required with initial application).

For full consideration, applications must be received by November 5, 2021. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, but members of minority groups under-represented in academia, veterans, and persons with disabilities are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

Contact: Dr. Elizabeth Arkush, Search Committee Chair (

*I'm a little surprised about this posting, since they just hired a Mayanist who started last year.

Indiana University, Bloomington, Assistant Professor of Anthropological Archaeology (Due Oct. 15, 2021)[]


The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Anthropological Archaeology with a demonstrated expertise in zooarchaeology and a focus on descendant communities in North America, who can take on a leadership role with the William R Adams Zooarchaeology Laboratory (WRAZL). WRAZL is a 1,400 square foot facility in the Department that includes over 10,000 modern comparative faunal remains. Preference will be given to scholars whose training, research, and publications demonstrate experience in working with descendant communities and who share a commitment to training students in community-engaged scholarship. We welcome applications from candidates who contribute to the Department’s stated priorities for diversity, inclusion, and equity. Topical specializations are open, but priority will be given to candidates with research interests in human-environmental interactions. The candidate is expected to complement and strengthen anthropology’s undergraduate and graduate curriculum, as well as collaborate with colleagues across anthropology’s subfields in research, teaching, and service. The candidate is expected to develop a research program capable of attracting external funding. We expect the candidate to develop a comprehensive teaching portfolio that includes large undergraduate courses, methods courses, and graduate courses in the candidate’s areas of interest.

The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington acknowledges and honors the Miami, Delaware, Potawatomi, and Shawnee on whose ancestral lands Indiana University is built and recognizes the responsibility that this carries. The Department of Anthropology is among the oldest and largest four field departments in the United States, offering B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. The Department also offers an M.A. program in Food Studies. Indiana University Bloomington enrolls over 32,000 undergraduate and 8500 graduate students.

The Department of Anthropology is committed to promoting respect for human diversity, as described on our website, and supports the mission of the College of Arts and Sciences of Indiana University in building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans. As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities, including employment and admission. Indiana University prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Indiana University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications.

Augustana University, Sioux Falls SD Archaeology Lab Director (Deadline Sep. 24, 2021)[]

Permanent Position, non-tenure track. Some teaching, predominantly CRM lab director.

Deadline: Sept 24th 2021, or until filled.

Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is seeking a full time Director to oversee all operations of the Augustana University Archeology Lab, a financially independent entity established on the Augustana campus in 1982. The Director should think creatively in seeking revenue avenues for the Archeology Laboratory in addition to directing archeological research, cultural resource management (CRM), and historic preservation projects. This position provides an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to build upon a well-established small University-based cultural resource management lab.

The Director is expected to exceed the minimum standards for a professional archeologist as defined by the Secretary of the Interior (36CFR66). Applicant must have CRM experience and a successful history of grant and/or proposal writing as it pertains to funding a CRM office. Individuals in this capacity must have a variety of management and academic skills, and will be expected to conduct major research projects, including preparing proposals and research designs, planning project logistics and managing budgets, supervising staff, both fulltime and student, working with multidisciplinary research teams, and writing and editing CRM finding reports as well as other technical reports.

Necessary skills include:

  • Ability to lead research on professional topics and perform cultural resource surveys and inventories.
  • Develop and provide National Register eligibility and management recommendations for identified cultural resources.
  • Ability to consult on development of Programmatic Agreements and Memoranda of Agreement and Understanding with federal and state agencies.
  • Fully conversant with NHPA Section 106 compliance procedures.
  • Knowledge of how to apply the National Register criteria for evaluation (NR Bulletin 15) and how to complete the National Register Registration Form and the National Register Multiple Property Documentation Form (NR Bulletins 16A and 16B).
  • Knowledge of GIS technology, data collection, illustration of findings and related topics.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and synthesize scientific information from research, monitoring, resources management actions, and other sources of information to solve management challenges of historic resources.
  • Ability to assist with Tribal consultation.

In-depth knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines regarding the preservation and protection of cultural resources, including the following examples:

  • Archaeological Resources Protection Act, as amended
  • Antiquities Act, as amended (moved to 54 USC 320301-320303 and 18 USC 1866(b))
  • Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act, as amended (16 USC 470aa-mm)
  • National Environmental Policy Act, as amended (42 USC 4321, and 42 USC 4331-4335)
  • National Historic Preservation Act, as amended (54 USC 300101 et seq.: Historic Preservation)
  • National Historic Landmarks Program (54 USC 302102-302108)
  • Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, as amended (25 USC 3001-3013)
  • Historic Sites Act, as amended (moved to 54 USC 320101-320106)

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

You will find a rewarding career opportunity at Augustana, a liberal arts university known for academic excellence and located in a thriving metropolitan community. This position offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an Augustana University employment application, provide a cover letter, statement of diversity, a resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three referees. Application materials are to be sent electronically to: [[2]]. Official website:

Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.

Required Qualifications
  • Education: Master’s Degree in archeology, anthropology, or a closely related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience on a variety of archeological project types and sizes, including CRM and research grants.
  • Experience managing CRM projects, including budgets, scheduling, and scopes of work.
  • Exceeds the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in archaeology.
  • Demonstrated experience in federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to the management of cultural resources (NEPA, Section 106 of the NHPA).
  • Has completed all aspects of a project, from pre-field tasks to final report preparation for a variety of project types and sizes.
  • Ability to work with tribal consultation specialists.
  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs, agency requests, and more.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, and agency representatives.
  • Ability to travel and conduct fieldwork for long hours and extended periods, sometimes in inclement weather and rugged terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to organize and track field data, and to collect GPS/GNSS data using Trimble units or comparable equivalents.
  • ArcGIS competence.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Ability to be listed on State and Federal Permits.

Desired Qualifications

  • Past experience and willingness to teach undergraduate courses desired but not required.
  • D. desired but not required.
  • Current listing as a Registered Professional Archeologist (or qualified for RPA status) preferred.
  • Experience in Northern Plains and Upper Midwest archeology preferred.
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel, Power point or reasonable substitutes preferred.

University of Oklahoma, Barnett Family Professorship in Classical Archaeology (Deadline Oct. 15, 2021)[]

Deadline: October 15, 2021, or until filled

The Department of Classics and Letters at the University of Oklahoma is searching for a dynamic scholar, teacher, and leader to serve as the inaugural Barnett Family Professor of Archaeology and Director of a revitalized Center for Mediterranean Archaeology and Civilization in the College of Arts and Sciences. The position will include tenure at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The teaching responsibilities for the position include two courses per semester. The Department seeks an archaeologist committed to interdisciplinary methodologies in research and passionate about teaching classical archaeology. The Department seeks to hire a scholar with research interests in environment, health, ancient economies, urbanism, or landscape archaeology. Specialists of any period from the Bronze Age to Late Antiquity are welcome to apply. The Barnett Family Professor will be expected to lead active projects that allow OU students to gain field experience in Mediterranean archaeology on a regular basis. The Department also seeks a scholar who is a builder and collaborator to join a collegial, high-achieving team committed to teaching the Classics and enhancing the reputation of the University. With strong support from OU alumni, this position will provide an archaeologist with a platform to build a world-renowned research program. Moreover, the holder of the Barnett Family Professorship will have the opportunity to establish initiatives across OU's campus, connecting Classics with areas of excellence in climatology (e.g., environmental history, and molecular anthropology (e.g. OU already has a strong presence in Italy through our Arezzo campus (, and scholars with an interest in Italy are encouraged to apply.


Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. by August 16, 2022 and a record of accomplishment commensurate with the profile of the position.

Application Instructions

Applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and the names and contact information of three academic references to Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021. The Department of Classics and Letters has a long tradition of embracing an inclusive vision of the classical civilizations, and applicants should describe how their research and teaching will strengthen and broaden the Department's curricula and research profile. The search will remain open until filled. For inquiries about the search, contact Kyle Harper at [[3]].

Tufts University, Assistant Professor in Historical Archaeology (Deadline Oct. 4, 2021)[]

Deadline: October 4, 2021

Description: Tufts University Department of Anthropology seeks a tenure-track hire in historical archaeology with a focus on the critical study of race and indigeneity. Preferred geographic concerns are North America, Global American Studies, and transregional studies that figure North American sites. Time period open with a preference for modern or contemporary societies and/or research that critically expands upon the written record. Preference will be given to candidates who are actively engaged in a program of field research, which may include the use of digital methods. Position begins September 1, 2022.

Qualifications: PhD or ABD status in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field required. We also require evidence of a strong record of scholarship and a commitment to excellence in teaching, including about race, equity, and justice, broadly conceived.

Application Instructions: Candidates should submit a cover letter detailing research and teaching program, CV, sample syllabus, and names of three potential recommenders, to Interfolio at Questions about the position may be directed to Department Administrator, Jamie Gorman, at Questions about Interfolio should be directed to or (877) 997-8807. Review of applications begins October 4, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.


St Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan: Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology (Deadline Sep. 30, 2021)[]

Deadline: 30 Sept 2021

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (tenure track), Archaeology - Department of History

Applications are being accepted for a tenure-track position in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at the Assistant Professor rank, effective July 1, 2022.

St. Thomas More College invites applications for a tenure-track academic position in the field of Classical and or Near Eastern Archaeology (Levantine, Mesopotamia, and/or Egypt) at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of History, which houses Archaeology. The ideal candidate will have: a completed Ph.D. in Classical and /or Near Eastern Archaeology or a related discipline; experience with field work in the Mediterranean and /or Middle East; experience and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching at the university level; and an active research program. The successful candidate will be expected to engage with colleagues in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS), the Museum of Antiquities (, and the corresponding department of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Saskatchewan to support student success. Interest or experience with Indigenous archaeology and/or research that makes use of the Canadian Light Source ( will be an asset.

Assistant professor: $98,178 (floor) to $117,978 (CDI ceiling)

Benefits: This position includes a comprehensive benefits package that includes a dental, extended health and vision care plan, pension plan, group life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), salary continuance, sick leave, travel insurance, employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and health and wellness spending program.

Review of Applications: Review of applications will begin on 30 September 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an electronic dossier including: 1) a letter describing qualifications and research interests; 2) a current curriculum vitae; all stated contact information on the CV (including the email address, phone number and home address at which applicants can be reached) must be current to enable contacting applicants if necessary; 3) a written response to the STM Mission Statement (see template); 4) transcripts; 5) three letters of reference; 6) evidence of teaching excellence and 7) a sample of academic writing, to: Dr. Sharon Wright, Department Head, Department of History, St Thomas More College, 1437 College Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W6, (306) 966-8900.


Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. STM is committed to diversity within its faculty. Women, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, visible minorities and members of other designated groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Additional information on STM College and the University of Saskatchewan is available on the STM website (

University of Haifa: Archaeology of the Bronze and Iron Ages in the Levant and Neighboring Regions[]

Call for Applications – Tenure-Track Position

The School of Archaeology and Maritime Cultures (SAMC) at the University of Haifa, Israel, invites applications for a tenure track position in the Archaeology of the Bronze and Iron Ages in the Levant and neighboring regions, starting in October 2022. The newly established SAMC comprises the Departments of Archaeology and Maritime Civilizations with two new departments planned to be established within three years – Archaeological Sciences and Preservation, Heritage and Museology in Archaeology.

We are seeking candidates with proven academic excellence in their fields of expertise. Specifically, we are looking for candidates with strong background in the archaeology of the Levant, including the Northern Levant, and the archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean, as well as projects involving archaeological sciences.

Applicants must have a Ph.D., with publications in prominent refereed journals and (preferably) post-doc research. They must demonstrate excellence and originality in research and proven experience in grant applications and field projects. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the equivalent of 16 credits per year, including undergraduate and graduate-level courses. In principle, the language of teaching is Hebrew; non-Hebrew speakers will be allowed to teach in English for a limited period. The candidate will be expected to supervise theses and carry usual nonteaching duties. Affiliation with a relevant department in the SAMC will be decided in a later stage.

Please submit a dossier: Cover letter (up to 2 pages, including an academic biography, research plans, and proposed course titles); CV and list of publications; sample/s of writing (up to a total of 8,000 words). Application materials in PDF should be emailed to Ms. Galith Aghion at [[4]].  Please have three reference letters sent directly to this address. Deadline for application: September 30th 2021. Interviews with shortlisted candidates are expected shortly thereafter.

University of Waterloo: OPEN RANK, CLUSTER HIRE; Deadline: Until filled.[]

University of Waterloo (Canada) is looking to hire 10 Indigenous and 10 Black scholars:

Recruitment is open now and will continue until all positions are successfully filled, there is no set timeline for the initiative (meaning that If candidates are found immediately, the cluster will be hired immediately).

Positions are open at the assistant professor, associate professor and professor levels, with the intention to recruit faculty at a range of career stages. At least half of the positions will occur at the assistant professor rank.

Positions will be available for broad areas of research across all Faculties.

Review of applications will begin Oct. 18th, but will continue until the positions are filled.

These cluster hiring initiatives are in addition to other equity-based hiring initiatives and are not meant to replace other opportunities.

The fundamental purpose of the cluster hiring initiatives is to increase representation of Black and Indigenous faculty across the spectrum of Waterloo’s teaching and scholarship activities; while there may be some natural synergies with the current development of academic programming in the areas of Black Studies and Indigenous Studies, the cluster initiatives are not intended to recruit solely/primarily for these areas.

California State University Channel Islands: OPEN RANK, CLUSTER HIRE; Deadline September 8, 2021 for full consideration[]

CSUCI invites applications for open ranked (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) faculty candidates who have a pro-active commitment to curriculum or pedagogy that address systemic racism, anti-racism, or the experiences of Black communities in the U.S. Although this call is multidisciplinary, the hired faculties may have a joint-appointment or affiliated status with Africana Studies, or collaborate from within the hiring department. CI is advertising for 3 positions from Africana Studies, Anthropology, Chemistry, Chicana/o Studies, Health Science, Performing Arts, Political Science, and Psychology.

Screening of applications will begin 9/8/2021.

Anthropology position: The Anthropology program seeks a teacher-scholar colleague (open rank) with expertise in either Medical Anthropology or Historical Archaeology. For Medical Anthropology, we seek a scholar with an overarching scholarly agenda focused on issues of health equity/disparities in Black/African American communities in the U.S. and/or the diaspora. For Historical Archaeology, we seek a scholar focused on Black/African American/African Diaspora communities with a willingness to develop a program in California or the American West. Additionally, the program has a strong preference for candidates engaged in applied and/or advocacy activities and who engage students in high impact practices.

About Anthropology at CSU Channel Island

The mission of the Anthropology program at CSUCI is to foster an inclusive academic environment that stimulates social and intellectual growth by providing critical interdisciplinary perspectives on human social and biological diversity across space and time by teaching key theoretical concepts recognizing that the multifaceted nature of human communities and the practical skills necessary for academic and professional success. The new colleague(s) will continue the growth of the department and assist our expansion into high demand fields that improve the lives of countless individuals from communities experiencing historical and contemporary practices related to discrimination, exclusion, racism, and disinvestment.

About the Program:

The mission of the Anthropology program at CSUCI is to foster an inclusive academic environment that stimulates social and intellectual growth by providing critical interdisciplinary perspectives on human social and biological diversity across space and time. We do so by teaching key theoretical concepts that allow for a deep appreciation of the multifaceted nature of human communities and the practical skills necessary for academic and professional success. The program has dedicated Archaeology and Bioanthropology lab classrooms with teaching collections, an oral history and ethnography “lab,” as well as an outdoor workspace. Students also undertake coursework and research at CI Park and the Santa Rosa Island Research Station.


- Develop and teach courses for hiring departments that engage curriculum and pedagogy that address a variety of manifestations of systemic racism, anti-racism, or the experiences of Black communities in the U.S.

- Produce scholarly work and publications in the area of expertise.

- Participate in the development of new Africana Studies program, currently offering a minor

- We are looking for scholars who are dedicated to anti-racism, equity, and creating systemic change for our campus and our region; someone committed to community engagement and dedicated to a spirit of collaboration.

- Service activities in the hiring department, School of Arts and Sciences, University, and Community.

- Advise students and expose students to diverse forms of scholarship.

About the University:

California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) opened in 2002 as the newest campus in the California State University with 629 transfer students and welcomed its first freshman class in fall 2003. Since that time, the University has grown and developed into one of the premier public universities not only in the Cal State system but also in the nation. Indeed, in its 2021 edition of Best Colleges ranking, U.S. News & World Report listed CSUCI 20th among “Top Public Schools”. Moreover, CSUCI was ranked 20th of over 1,449 schools in CollegeNET’s Social Mobility Index (2020) and the 15th “Most Transformative College” (2020) in the nation by Money Magazine.

CSUCI is a public comprehensive university that engages students in critical inquiry and is dedicated to educating leaders for a global society. CSUCI is located in Ventura County and home to more than 6,900 undergraduate and 239 graduate students. We are proud to note that our campus is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution with 55% of our undergraduate students identifying as Latina/o, 25% as White, 2% as African American, 5.5% as Asian-American, and 4% are multiracial. CSUCI is committed to diversifying our faculty to address the needs of our students in the 21st Century. We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving CSUCI’s growing diverse student body.

CSUCI is taking steps to confront racism and advocate for justice and fairness for all people. We encourage applicants who are motivated to contribute and serve as colleagues to our tenure-track body that consists of 20.73% Latinx faculty, 2.44% African American faculty, 8.54% Asian-American faculty, 0% American Indian faculty, and 62.2% White faculty. CSUCI provides excellent faculty support services for new hires to settle in and join a collaborative and supportive community.

Diversity Statement: CSUCI is committed to recruiting individuals who are dedicated to furthering inclusive excellence in our campus community. We seek to enhance our diverse University population, welcoming people from all backgrounds, to sustain an environment in which all can thrive, create, work and learn.

CSUCI Mission Statement: Placing students at the center of the educational experience, California State University Channel Islands provides undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates learning within and across disciplines through integrative approaches, emphasizes experiential and service learning, and graduates students with multicultural and international perspectives.

CSUCI’s Commitment to You: CSUCI provides excellent faculty support services for new hires to settle in and join a collaborative and supportive community. With the proper support, the successful candidate will contribute to the mission of the school and university.


Minimum Qualifications – Applicants must have a terminal degree in a discipline relevant to each program participating in this call, or closely related fields, at time of appointment.

Required Qualifications:

- Applicants with a terminal degree with scholarship, teaching, and service that focus on anti-racism, specifically addressing the experiences of Black communities in the U.S. as well as personal lived experience of these issues will be considered.

- Demonstrated success in building and sustaining academic programs that advance

cultural engagement, profound commitment to the stewardship of equity and inclusion, deep understanding of the ideas and practice of social justice, and enthusiasm to reflect these values.

- Demonstrated clear understanding of the racialized challenges faced by our diverse

student body and equally diverse surrounding community.

- Record of effective teaching at the university level, achievement in scholarship or creative activities, and institutional service.

- Evidence of commitment to student success and diversity in University settings.

- Evidence of commitment and ability to work in teams.

- Evidence of commitment to one's own discipline and to the broader institution.

- Demonstrated commitment to effectively work with and engage a diverse student population and evidence of how they would successfully mentor minoritized students with special focus on Latinx, African-American, and Native American students.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Demonstrated record of success in teaching, research, and community service with anti-racism  and Black/African American populations and/or Africana Studies, with a strong record of mentoring underrepresented Black students and faculty.

- Experience in program building and developing a major in Africana Studies

- Outstanding entrepreneurial, interpersonal, communication, and strategic planning

skills to develop and support anti-racist leaders and advocates.

- Experience in and commitment to ongoing, outcomes-based, program assessment of

teaching and learning.

- Experience in on-line or blended teaching and course development.

Application Deadline: Screening of applications will begin 9/8/2021. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline.

Questions about Anthropology at CI can be directed to Colleen Delaney, Program Chairperson.

Applicants must submit the following materials:

1. a letter of application,

2. current curriculum vitae,

3. names and email addresses of three references,

4. a statement describing your experience mentoring and/or working with minoritized students with a special focus on Latinx, African-American, Asian/Asian-American/Pacific Islander/Desi, and Native American/Indigenous students, and

5. a teaching philosophy describing how you plan to engage and interact with students, with a special focus on Latinx, African-American, Asian/Asian-American/Pacific Islander/ Desi, and American Indian students.

In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

Submit all required materials to CSUCI Jobs at

Questions can be directed to Colleen Delaney, Chair of Anthropology, at colleen.delaney @

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule:

Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self- disclose by contacting Faculty Affairs at

Stanford University - Assistant Professor in Archaeology, Tenure-Track Position (Deadline September 20, 2021)[]

The Department of Anthropology at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in archaeology. The appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor rank. The successful applicant must be engaged in field or laboratory research that complements and expands the existing research profile of the Department. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach and mentor a diverse student body.

For full consideration, materials must be received by September 20, 2021. The term of appointment would begin September 1, 2022. Send vita, letter describing qualifications and interests, one example of written work, and the names of three referees to Professor Barbara L. Voss, Chair, Archaeology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, 450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 50, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2034.

Application materials should be submitted to

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical mission.

Grinnell College - Tenure-Track Appointment in Archaeology (Deadline October 15, 2021)[]

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in archaeology beginning Fall 2022. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests are open to any area in the subfield. We are particularly interested in candidates who have competency in statistical methods and who may incorporate students from a variety of backgrounds into their research. Teaching areas will include an introductory course that incorporates the four-fields of American anthropology (i.e. biological anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology) through the exploration of some topic (such as adaptation, kinship, childhood, migration, etc.), archaeological methods, and intermediate courses and seminars in archaeology.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by October 15, 2021. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a description for an introductory four-fields topics course and an archaeological methods course, titles and course descriptions for 4 courses at intermediate or advanced levels, and a diversity statement, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Associate Professor BRIGITTINE FRENCH, at [] or 641-269-3141.

We use E-Verify to check employment eligibility of our new hires. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated      by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The system allows employers like Grinnell College to verify the employment eligibility of its employees, regardless of citizenship. Based on the information provided on Form I-9, E-Verify confirms this information with DHS and Social Security Administration (SSA) records.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

University of Oregon - Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Deadline November 1, 2021)[]

Application Deadline

November 1, 2021; position open until filled

Required Application Materials

Apply via Academic Jobs Online at

Please provide a cover letter describing your current and future research and teaching experience; a CV; and the names and contact information of three references.

Also, include in your materials a statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion which demonstrates personal contributions to foster an environment of equity and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds. As an indication of the importance of the faculty role in creating an equitable and inclusive environment for our students, contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion are considered not only during our faculty recruitment process but are also incorporated into our review process for TTF faculty along with teaching, research and service.

Position Announcement

The University of Oregon, Department of Anthropology announces a 1.0 FTE tenure-track position in archaeology at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall term 2022. We seek an anthropological archaeologist with a focus on Western North America and preference for a candidate with a record of effective, culturally competent collaboration with Native American tribal nations and a demonstrated experience or ability and interest in teaching department offerings in cultural resource management. The successful candidate is expected to conduct a rigorous, fieldwork and/or laboratory based, externally-funded research program as well as teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

We particularly invite applications from candidates whose background, teaching, and scholarship demonstrate a focus on diversifying the discipline to include a highly collaborative approach with cultural and tribal communities; who will prepare our students for a culturally-aware approach to their practice of archaeology that can address historical inequities or biases in the discipline; and who have contributed or have a potential to contribute to diversifying our field by training the next generation of diverse-background students. We also welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with diverse populations.

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Cornell University - Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology (Deadline November 15, 2021)[]

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Anthropology

Academic Years 2022-2024

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

With the sponsorship of the Society for the Humanities, the Department of Anthropology invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship position beginning August 1, 2022. The fellowship offers a stipend of $55,000/year.

Applicants should be sociocultural anthropologists or archaeologists whose research and teaching demonstrate a commitment to anti-colonial, abolitionist, and/or activist practices. Geographical area of specialization is open. Topical interests might include, but are not limited to, entangled processes of racialization; alternative or diverse economic formations; land, sovereignty, and rural politics; indigeneity; and emerging forms of political action. The department is particularly interested in scholars who embrace its commitment to multimodal, collaborative, and community-based approaches to research and pedagogy. Scholars whose work involves indigenous politics, social justice, or mutual aid coalitions and/or contributes to interdisciplinary conversations in the environmental or rural humanities will receive especially close attention.

The successful candidate should be prepared to teach two courses per year, including one lower-level and one upper-level course.  Lower-level courses will be small and may involve some form of community-engaged learning, potentially in coordination with existing campus initiatives such as the Office for Engagement Initiatives, Rural Humanities, the Underground Railroad Project, or the Prison Education Program. Upper-level courses should explore one or more of the core areas of theoretical and methodological concern described above. These courses should be conceived of as seminars and can reflect the fellow’s particular research interests.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants eligible for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 academic years include those who have received the Ph.D. degree after September 1, 2016 and no later than June 30, 2022.  Applicants who do not have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of application must include a letter from the committee chair or department stating that the Ph.D. degree will be conferred before the term of the fellowship begins. International applicants are welcome to apply, contingent upon visa eligibility.

Application Procedures

The following application materials must be submitted via Academic Jobs Online position #19069, by November 15, 2021.

1.Cover page (will be generated via your AJO account):

(a) Full name and home institution

(b) Date (or expected date) of Ph.D.

(c) Research interest(s)

(d) Referees’ names and emails

2. Curriculum vitae

3. Detailed statement of research interests (1,000 – 2,000 words)

4. Course proposal with sample syllabus for introductory, 2000-level course

5. Course proposal with sample syllabus for upper, 4000-level course

6. One writing sample [30-page limit]

7. Letter of degree conferral (only for applicants who do not have the Ph.D. in hand by November 15, 2021)

8. Three letters of recommendation.  

Please ask referees to upload their letters directly through the link provided by Academic Jobs Online. Letters must be received on or before November 15, 2021.

For further information:

Phone: 607-255-9274

Email: [[5]]  

Society for the Humanities

The Society for the Humanities was established at Cornell University in 1966 to support research and teaching in the humanities. It is intended to be at once a research institute, a stimulus to educational innovation, and a continuing society of scholars. The Society and its Fellows have fostered path-breaking interdisciplinary dialogue and theoretical reflection on the humanities at large.

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows are invited to attend all of the Society’s events, and are expected to participate in the Society’s weekly Wednesday Fellows Seminar and luncheon.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.


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If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email at [[6]].

For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting.

Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.

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EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

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