Assistant Professor (Historic Archaeology)

Position Number: 0076305
Closing Date: Continuous – application review begins March 16, 2015
Salary Information: Negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type: 9 Month
Other Conditions: To begin August 1, 2015.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. This position will be responsible for teaching upper and lower division courses in Archaeology. Responsibilities include teaching courses in Archaeology, World Archaeology, Historic Archaeology, Archaeological Field Techniques, Archaeological Laboratory Techniques, Senior Project/Practicum—plus related courses in areas of the professor’s expertise.
2. In addition to teaching within their disciplines, all faculty members at UHWO are expected to engage in scholarly activity, participate in curriculum development, provide service to the profession and broader community, teach courses using distance methods, participate in program assessment, advise students and supervise senior projects, practicum and readings courses, and participate in faculty governance.

Minimum Qualifications
1. PhD from an accredited college or university in Archaeology, with a specialization in Historic Archaeology. (ABD candidates will be considered, but must complete all degree requirements prior to the appointment.)
2. Prior field and laboratory experience in Historic Archaeology.
3. Willingness to continue fieldwork at the nearby Honouliuli Internment and POW Camp.
4. Potential for continued scholarly and applied research.
5. Evidence of high quality teaching.
6. The ability to effectively communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.

Desirable Qualifications
1. Proven ability to interact effectively in a multicultural setting; experience teaching and working with highly diverse communities.
2. Knowledge and experience in Forensic Archaeology, to complement the current Certificate in Applied Forensic Anthropology curriculum.
3. Expertise in fauna/floral analysis, ceramics, museum studies, GIS, or other applied laboratory skillset.
4. Demonstrated ability to teach distance education courses.
5. Proven ability to write and/or administer grants.
To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum vita, names and contact information of 3 professional references, and copies of official transcripts (official transcripts required at the time of hire) by email as a MS Word or PDF file attachments to: . Please be sure to include the position title and number in the subject line. Copies of selected publications and student evaluations summaries may be requested during the search process. If ABD, submit a letter from the committee chair attesting that all degree requirements will be met by August 1, 2015. PLEASE REDACT OUT REFERENCES TO SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AND BIRTH DATE ON TRANSCRIPT COPIES. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All items become the property of the University of Hawaii-West O‘ahu and will not be returned.

1. Dr. Suzanne Falgout;
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