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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropological Archaeology

Colgate University
Hamilton, New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 3, 2024

Job Details

The Department of Sociology & Anthropology at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in anthropological archaeology, beginning fall semester 2024. Regional specialization open.

Strong candidates should be able to teach Introduction to Archaeology and electives in their areas of specialization. Candidates with prior teaching experience and with the ability to teach courses such as Archaeology of Warfare, Environmental Archaeology, Archaeology of Race and Ethnicity, or Archaeology of Gender are preferred. Completion of Ph.D. in Anthropology is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

All applicants must submit a cover letter (1-2 pages), CV, and the names and contact information for two references through Interfolio at Interfolio . The cover letter should address the candidate’s research and teaching interests. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities ; thus, in their cover letter, candidates must describe how their approach to teaching and/or scholarship might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin March 3, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of about 3,200 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Sociology and Anthropology department can be found here .

Please note that Colgate will not sponsor any visa or work authorization for this position. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York here .

Salary Range or Pay Grade

$68,900 (for ABD candidates) to $72,900 (for candidate with PhD in hand)

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It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Colgate University

Colgate is a distinctive, leading American university known for its intellectual rigor, world-class professors, campus of stunning beauty, and alumni famously loyal to their alma mater.

Time and time again, the world has shown an urgent need for citizens with the ability to create, explore, examine, and connect human knowledge. Colgate University has been answering that call through centuries of academic rigor in the liberal arts tradition.

Colgate attracts world-renowned faculty in a breadth of subject matters as well as innovative leaders in higher-ed administration, all dedicated to building on an educational tradition that has prepared generations of Colgate graduates for success. 

Colgate is deeply invested in employees’ success, and we all work together to ensure that students receive the premier education that is at the University’s core.

The Colgate campus, ranked as one of the most beautiful in the nation, is a place where students develop lifelong bonds with each other, faculty, and staff.

Colgate is located in the village of Hamilton, a community of about 3,800 residents who enjoy downtown’s art galleries and restaurants and who take pride in the many historic homes and public buildings.

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