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Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropology

Spelman College

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Spelman College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Cultural Anthropology to begin in August 2020. We are seeking a cultural anthropologist who specializes in Food Studies. We are seeking a candidate whose scholarship and teaching reflects an intersectional methodological and theoretical lens. A geographical specialization in the United States is preferred. Sub-areas of specialization that are of interest may include (but are not limited to): medical anthropology, global public health, consumption, sustainability, nutrition, food security, food access, food systems, and food policy. Spelman College is a teaching-intensive institution with a teaching load of three courses per semester. We are seeking a colleague who can teach core courses in Anthropology such as Ethnographic Methods and Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, as well as Food and Culture, Food and the City, Medical Anthropology, and other anthropology elective courses in their area of specialization that contribute to our department's course offerings. The candidate will also be expected to serve as a reader on students' Senior Theses, which is a capstone requirement for all majors.

The person who assumes this position will be expected to engage with other faculty on community-based research and projects in Food Studies and serve as the co-director of the Food Studies program and minor (https://www.spelman.edu/academics/majors-and-programs/food-studies-program). The ideal candidate should be willing to work closely with students at a liberal arts college and possess a demonstrated interest and/or experience with interdisciplinary problem-posing that is grounded in the discipline of anthropology. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who have experience teaching and mentoring a diverse student body. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching would contribute to the Sociology and Anthropology Department.

Qualifications

Persons currently holding a Ph.D. in Anthropology are preferred. "ABD" candidates in Anthropology will be considered as long as the degree will be conferred by the time of hire. Previous experience teaching courses in anthropology is required.

Rank: Assistant Professor

Employment Status: Tenure Track

Full Time/Part Time: Full-time

Close Date: 09/06/2019

Online App. Form: https://spelman.peopleadmin.com/postings/2315


 

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Anthropology Department

Rice University in Houston, Texas

The Department of Anthropology at Rice University in Houston, Texas (http://anthropology.rice.edu) is offering a postdoctoral fellowship for the year beginning in July 2019. The Fellowship involves teaching responsibilities that include the core course in the Museums and Cultural Heritage minor (ANTH 341) and a seminar on a subject that connects with our Museums and Cultural Heritage curriculum. In addition, helping with supervision of students enrolled in practica in the minor is also expected. Applicants are encouraged to pursue their own research agenda during the fellowship, but we will give priority to those whose research interests align with the museums and heritage interests of the core faculty in the minor.

The application deadline is July 11th, 2019, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applicants must have completed the PhD prior to 15 August 2019. Inquiries may be directed to Dean Susan McIntosh; email: skmci@rice.edu

To apply, please submit the following materials: (1) letter of application, (2) proposed seminar title and brief description of a proposed seminar course (3) curriculum vitae, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and any teaching evaluations, (5) a recent sample of published work. In addition, candidates should have three letters of reference submitted via the online system at time of the application.

Education Required: PhD or other Doctoral Degree

Experience Required: No experience required

Skills Required: Candidate must be able to establish a research agenda.

Physical Demands: Must be able to work or extended periods of time at a computer terminal.

Working Conditions: Typical office environment, working in lab and classroom.

Security Sensitive: Yes

Job Duty Name: Teaching and student supervision

Description of Job Duty:Teaching responsibilities that include the core course in the Museums and Cultural Heritage minor (Anth 341) and a seminar on a subject that connects with our Museums and Cultural Heritage curriculum. In addition, helping with supervision of students enrolled in practica in the minor is also expected.

Department: Anthropology

Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time

Requisition Number: P20000

Open Date: 07/02/2019

Close Date: 07/11/2019

Benefits Eligible: Yes


 

Research Station Archeologist

The Arkansas Archeological Survey

The Arkansas Archeological Survey (ARAS) invites applications for a permanent, full-time position as Research Station Archeologist to begin on September 1, 2019, or a soon as possible thereafter. The position is based at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville (UAF) campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas (https://www.uark.edu).

Job Description:This is a full-time, 12-month appointment. The station archeologist will develop an active research program in the thirteen-county station area covering northwest Arkansas, conduct research individually and in collaboration with other ARAS archeologists, publish the results of scholarship in refereed venues, and obtain external funding to support research endeavors. The research area is rich with archeological resources ranging from bluff shelters to battlefields. Candidates should be willing to continue current research programs on diverse types of sites. The UAF research station archeologist teaches two courses (undergraduate and graduate) per academic year in the Department of Anthropology and contributes to other campus initiatives and programs, including the interdisciplinary Environmental Dynamics PhD program in The Graduate School and International Studies. The station archeologist also provides support to the Arkansas Archeological Society (https://arkarch.org), including participation in the annual Training Program in Archeology held during the month of June. In addition, the station archeologist will provide technical support and advice to federal, state, and local agencies, descendant communities, and members of the public as requested. Routine station operations include maintenance of site and project records and collections for the area, updating existing site file information and recording new sites in the state database, and supervising two station assistants. The person hired will have a research faculty title in the Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville and can chair and serve on graduate committees. There is opportunity for promotion, but Survey positions are not tenured. For information on the Arkansas Archeological Survey, visit http://archeology.uark.edu.

Qualifications:APhD in anthropology or archeology (in hand by July 1, 2019) and publications, fieldwork and research experience in North America east of the Rocky Mountains is required; experience in the Ozark Highlands region, public archeology, and educational outreach is preferred.

Salary:Annual starting salary is $47,500 with full benefits. Anticipated starting date is September 1, 2019.

 Review of applicants will begin in July, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

 A complete position announcement, including additional minimum and preferred qualifications and salary information, may be viewed at the University of Arkansas Human Resources' job portal http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/34441 

For further information, contact: Dr. George Sabo III Director, Arkansas Archeological Survey gsabo@uark.edu, 479-575-3556


 

Garcia and Associates (GANDA)

Senior Archaeologists

Job Summary

Garcia and Associates (GANDA) seeks Senior Archaeologists to help oversee technical studies and related project permitting for public, private, and state clients. The individual will assist in business development, project management, and mentoring staff. The individual could report to our San Rafael, Oakland or Concord offices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Marketing; proposal development; client coordination; regulatory and tribal consultation; development and implementation of research designs, work plans, agreement documents, and schedules; fieldwork; and analysis and reporting.

  • Work closely with other archaeologists, biologists, and planners.

  • Direct and mentor staff.

  • Provide enthusiasm and commitment to client service and technical excellence.

  • Successful candidates will be familiar with working within a fast-paced consulting environment and help to develop effective solutions to both expected and unexpected project challenges.

  • Candidates specializing in goearchaeology, architectural history, or human/non-human osteology are encouraged to apply.

  • Candidates who currently live in the North Bay, San Francisco and East Bay are preferred.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Anthropology or closely related field (must meet Secretary of the Interior's guidelines in archaeology or architectural history).

  • Five or more years of progressive experience supervising cultural resources projects in the California.

  • Experience in successful coordination and report approval with state and federal agencies.  

  • Ability to be listed on BLM State-wide permit as a Principal Investigator or Field Director.  

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and management skills.

  • Experience with state and federal agency and tribal consultation, and an excellent reputation within the professional and regulatory communities.

  • The ability to work closely with clients, engineers and other technical specialists as part of a larger combined project team.

  • Familiarity with digital field technology (GPS, total station, etc.) and GIS applications and software.

  • Technical report and proposal writing experience.

About Garcia and Associates

We value the diversity of our employees and the creativity they bring to projects from their broad perspectives and experiences. We offer a collaborative work environment and a compensation package that includes competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. Garcia and Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

GANDA is committed to a safe work environment. We each have a responsibility to meet this commitment by following GANDA’s safety and HR procedures, as well as applicable laws designed to promote workplace safety.

To Apply
Send a letter of interest with employment qualifications and a resume to: archaeo2@garciaandassociates.com.


 
 

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