Assistant Professor OR
Untenured Associate Professor in Anthropological
Archaeology with a focus on Archaeological
The Department of Anthropology at Harvard University invites
applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of
Assistant Professor or untenured Associate Professor in
anthropological archaeology with a focus on archaeological science,
broadly defined. We seek a candidate with expertise in scientific
analyses applied to anthropological problems using archaeological
data. Preference will be given to candidates who are leading
research projects in, and can teach methods and theoretical aspects
of, any one (or more) archaeological science/archaeometry
complementary to existing department strengths. (Examples of
research orientation include, but are not limited to,
archaeobotany, archaeological statistics, archaeometallurgy,
bioarchaeology, ceramic analyses, chronometric dating techniques,
environmental archaeology, forensic anthropology, geoarchaeology,
geophysics, human osteoarchaeology, isotopic archaeology, molecular
archaeology, zooarchaeology, etc.). Candidates are expected to be
able to offer introductory as well as advanced courses to
undergraduates and graduate students and to demonstrate a promise
of excellence in both research and teaching.
In addition to a cover letter, applicants should provide a
statement of present and future research as well as a statement of
teaching interests and philosophy, and names and contact
information (including e-mail addresses) of three to five
references. In addition, the application should include a CV,
teaching evaluations and two or three writing samples/publications.
Please submit the materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7680"
no later than November 1, 2017. The appointment is expected to
begin on July 1, 2018 and a PhD is required by the start
Contact Information: Chair, Search Committee, Archaeological
Sciences, Department of Anthropology, Peabody Museum, Harvard
University, Cambridge, MA 02138 at: email@example.com.
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability status, protected veteran
status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.