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Lecturer in Anthropological Archaeology or Bioarchaeology

Rice University
Texas, United States
Not Specified
Posted date
Feb 2, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title

Lecturer in Anthropological Archaeology or Bioarchaeology

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Position Description

The Department of Anthropology of Rice University invites applications for a one-year, full-time lecturer in archaeology or bioarchaeology for academic year 2018-2019. The successful candidate will teach four courses over two semesters, including Introduction to Biological Anthropology and three undergraduate courses that align personal research interests and expertise with existing departmental course offerings.

The Department seeks applicants with teaching experience in one or more of the following: anthropological archaeology, bioarchaeology, geoarchaeology, laboratory analysis
Geographical area of expertise: open

$46,000 plus benefits

Rice University is located on a 300-acre tree-lined campus in Houston. It is consistently ranked among the nation's top 20 universities by U.S. News & World Report and has a median class size of 14. With just 4000 undergraduates, the student-to-faculty ratio is approximately 6-to-1.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Education Required

PhD or other Doctoral Degree

Specify Concentration / Degree Type

• PhD in Anthropology prior to Fall 2018
• Specialization in archaeology or bioarchaeology

Education Preferred

Other Required Qualifications

• Active or recent field or laboratory research
• Experience teaching Introduction to Biological Anthropology (if specialization is in archaeology)
• Strong record of teaching and scholarship

Other Qualifications Preferred

Physical Demands

Requisition Details

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Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Best Consideration Date


Desired Start Date


Position Status

Temporary Full-Time

Benefits Eligible


Special Instructions

Required documents include the following:
• Cover letter/Letter of Application that includes teaching and research interests
• Curriculum Vitae
• 1 sample syllabus
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as teaching/course evaluations

References will be contacted at the discretion of the search committee, not upon application submission.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Sample Syllabus
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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