Curator, Anthropology

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, announces a position in the Department of Anthropology for a Curator of Collections. This is a full-time (12 month) administrative appointment with a term of three years, subject to renewal. We are seeking a specialist in southeastern US archaeology and biological anthropology with general knowledge of curation procedures for both human skeletal and archaeological (i.e., prehistoric and historic period) collections.

The Curator will be responsible for all aspects of collections care and management for the Department and not limited to:
– Involved in NAGPRA compliance
– Expected to be an active grant seeker and researcher
– Promotes and encourages research on the Department’s extensive prehistoric, historic, and biological collections

A PhD is required for this position.

Curatorial experience is preferred; we seek a person who is familiar with computers and database management, and who has strong communication skills with the public and scholars alike. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2016, and continue until position is filled. Send letter of application, vita, and list of three references to Curator Search, Department of Anthropology, 250 South Stadium Hall, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0720.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.