Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Archaeology (Old World Prehistory)

The Department of Anthropology at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, invites applications for a tenure-track professor in Archaeology (Old World Prehistory) to start in Fall, 2016, subject to the availability of funding. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses during the regular academic year, and to maintain an active research program in their specialized field. Ongoing and active membership in a research team is a desirable feature, as is an enthusiastic and innovative approach to teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who are capable of contributing to Rutgers’ program in Evolutionary Anthropology.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D., and should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and creative scholarship. Applications should include an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter that includes a statement about teaching, research, and future interests. In addition, they should include the names of three referees. Materials should be sent electronically through interfolio If you have any questions, please contact Jovani Reaves, Administrator of the Anthropology Department ( Review of applications will begin December 1.

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