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Assistant Professor for Anthropology (Mesoamerican Archaeologist)

Employer
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Location
California, United States
Salary
Not specified
Posted date
Nov 1, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor for Anthropology (Mesoamerican Archaeologist)
College of Natural & Behavioral Sciences


Position Announcement

The Department of Anthropology at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Academic Year Assistant Professor with the appointment starting in Fall 2019.

At CSUDH we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that includes every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and core values. https://www.csudh.edu/president/strategic-planning/mission-vision-and-core-values/

Department of Anthropology
The Department of Anthropology is a community of scholars dedicated to teaching and learning excellence in our field and for our students. Our curriculum emphasizes skill development and diverse undergraduate field experiences. Through scholarly work and direct participation in research programs both locally and outside the United States, students gain direct understanding of the varied nature of human experience in cultures of the world.

For more information see: https://www.csudh.edu/anthropology/

The Position
The candidate's research interests may be in any area that complements current program strengths in archaeology, biological anthropology, anthropological linguistics, or sociocultural anthropology. We seek an individual whose research deals with the prehispanic and historic peoples of Mesoamerica, and who can complement our program's emphasis in the interactions between humans and their environments. The individual would be expected to teach existing courses on Mesoamerica, one or more courses on native peoples of North America, and to teach introductory courses within more than one of the major subfields in anthropology.

Responsibilities
Teach general undergraduate courses in more than one of the major subfields (ethnology, archaeology, biological anthropology, anthropological linguistics). Assist with advising of majors and serve on appropriate departmental, college, and university committees. Demonstrate an engaged anthropological scholarship, and make significant contributions at the regional, state, and international levels.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
  • ABD considered; completed PhD is preferred. Area of expertise may include any dimension of Mesoamerican archaeology that complements existing departmental strengths in archaeology, biological anthropology, anthropological linguistics, and sociocultural anthropology. We seek candidates who can demonstrate their commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring, with ongoing or potential research projects that can foster student involvement and career opportunities, and who have a record of scholarly excellence. Scholarly research excellence as evidenced by publication record is necessary.
  • Experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

    Preferred /Desired Qualifications
  • Preference will be given to candidates qualified to teach courses in the prehispanic and historic peoples of Mesoamerica and a course on native peoples of North America, which complement our program's emphasis in the interactions between humans and their environments. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of preparing diverse undergraduate students for graduate education and career opportunities.

    Employment Requirement – Background Check
    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    How to Apply
    The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in December 2018. For full consideration please submit your completed application no later than December 7, 2018 by visiting California State University, Dominguez Hills employment website for full details at New & Returning Applicants at https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/.

    Closing Statement
    California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

    Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

    Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at http://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

    Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

    The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.


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