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Assistant Professor of Archaeology/Physical Anthropology

New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 1, 2022

Posting Details

About NMHU

Highlands University is an open admissions university with over 70% Hispanic, Native American or African American with nearly 40% studying at the Master’s Degree level. The university is committed to student success and improved retention and graduation rates. NMHU serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus in Las Vegas, NM (one hour east of Santa Fe) and another 1300 students at centers in Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, and Albuquerque. For more information about the university, visit the website at

Position Information

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Archaeology/Physical Anthropology

Assistant Professor

Classification Title
Tenure Track

Position Summary

This position will be assigned to the main campus in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Duties and Responsibilities

The candidate will teach advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in archaeology, CRM, physical anthropology and/or forensics. Must be able to use various modes of delivery. The candidate will also be expected to mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and serve on thesis/professional paper committees. Full participation in departmental activities, service on university-wide committees, and adequate progress regarding research agenda also expected.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D.), in Anthropology ( ABD will be considered) with specialization in American Southwest archeology and physical anthropology.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
Evidence of teaching related to American Southwest archeology and physical anthropology (background in forensic is favored), experience in Cultural Resource Management, membership and involvement in one or more professional organizations, experience in the use of technology in the classroom, and delivery of on-line/distance learning courses.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Candidate should demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, supervise graduate student research, interest and commitment to working with diverse populations.

Work Location
Las Vegas, NM Campus

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Posting Open Date

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply for this position, please upload your letter of interest, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (including sample syllabi), and complete contact information for at least three (3) references. Candidates who are invited for on-campus interviews will be required to send an official transcript; references will be contacted in conjunction with interviews. For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact: Dr. Mario Gonzales For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or TDD 505-454-3003. New Mexico Highlands University is an EEO Employer.

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. Evidence of Teaching and Research Excellence
  5. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail
  6. Teaching Philosophy
  7. Samples of Syllabus
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Research Plans

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