Submitted: 18 July 2020
Department: Anthropology
Institution: Indiana University
Job type: Full time
Apply by: 10 August 2020
Application URL:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Archaeology

Indiana University-Bloomington

The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington seeks to hire an archaeologist for a 1 year Visiting appointment for the 2020-2021 academic year. Specific rank (Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Lecturer) to be determined based on whether the PhD is in hand at time of appointment and subject to change with degree conferral. We are particularly interested in a scholar with a methodological focus in faunal analysis, historical archaeology, and/or underwater archaeology, but the culture area and time period are open. Expertise in zoo archaeology preferred.

The candidate will teach 4 courses (2 per semester), including a large introductory class “Humans and Animals”,” and electives. Large classes will be online; smaller classes might be in person. Draft syllabi are welcomed, but not required, with the application. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Anthropology or related fields in hand by the time of appointment are preferred, but ABDs will be considered. Applications received by August 10 will be given full consideration. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Interviews will be conducted by Zoom. Applicants should submit a letter of application including information about relevant research and teaching goals and experience, a current CV with names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references, evidence of teaching and scholarship effectiveness, and a statement on their experience and commitment to diversity.

IU Anthropology is an established top-ranked four-field department with large graduate (primarily doctoral) and undergraduate programs. Indiana University offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Indiana University is a Research-1 equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University has recently strengthened its institutional commitment to diversity, and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at:

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Dr. Anne Pyburn, [email protected], 130 Student Bldg, 701 E Kirkwood Ave Indiana University Bloomington, IN 47405.

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