Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Assistant Professor, Anthropology
Rhode Island College
Fall 2019

The Anthropology Department at Rhode Island College invites applications for the full-time, tenure track position of Assistant Professor, Anthropology. The individual will teach introductory and upper-level courses in Archaeology and/or Biological Anthropology, and in the General Education program, especially one of the existing Advanced Quantitative and Scientific Reasoning course(s) in Anthropology; advise students; engage in scholarly research and professional activities and participate in College and Departmental activities and service.

Founded in 1854, Rhode Island College is a distinctive regional college personalizing education for undergraduate and graduate students. The college serves approximately 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students through its five schools: the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, the School of Business, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work.

The 180-acre campus is located in beautiful, historic Providence, Rhode Island’s capital, with excellent proximity to the academic and cultural resources of Boston and New York City.

Required qualifications include: Ph.D. in Anthropology and records of excellence in undergraduate teaching and field research.

Preferred qualifications include: Archaeologist or Biological Anthropologist with a focus on one or more of the following areas: human-climate interactions, implications of and responses to the anthropogenic (including industrial) landscape, the Anthropocene; engaged in field research in the region (the mid-Atlantic, the Northeast or southeastern Canada); have experience directing or running a field school and/or be willing to start one; established track record in directing student inquiry and research; commitment to locally engaged anthropology.

Application deadline: March 15, 2019.

For a full job description, which include additional responsibilities and requirements for the position and application procedures, see Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College’s PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.