Department of Anthropology

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s "Great Colleges to Work For." Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.


We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following positions in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology.


Tracking ID#: F010566

POSITION: Assistant or Associate Professor of Anthropology.

QUALIFICATIONS: Baylor University Department of Anthropology is seeking an archaeologist for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We are interested in an archaeologist whose research focuses on subsistence adaptations or responses to environmental and/or climate change. Scholars whose work incorporates archaeological science (e.g., ecological modeling, statistical analysis, and/or bio-archaeology) are particularly encouraged to apply. Geographic specialization is open but should complement those of existing faculty.

The appointment will begin August 1, 2015 and the candidate must have Ph.D. prior to this date. An active research program, peer-reviewed publications, and funded research are required. A clear potential for funding of a strategically planned research agenda is necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate survey courses and lower and upper division archaeology courses in the existing curriculum, conduct research, publish research in peer-reviewed venues, seek and manage external funding, and participate in planning and administrative work within the department and university. The position will involve working with interdisciplinary graduate students.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning September 30, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by October 30, 2014.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statement of research goals, and official transcripts from all educational institutions attended. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation. Send all application materials to:

Dr. Sara Alexander, Search Committee Chair
Baylor University
Department of Anthropology
One Bear Place # 97173
Waco, Texas 76798-7173

Materials may be submitted electronically to: Sara_Alexander@baylor.edu.


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