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Temple University, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track
position as Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Anthropology Laboratory,
beginning August 2017. The laboratory houses archaeological collections from the Americas, as
well as ethnographic collections from the Americas and Oceania. We seek applicants with a
specialty in museum curation, ideally in archaeological collections. All areas of research
expertise will be considered, although a geographic focus on North American archaeology is
preferred. Teaching responsibilities will primarily be in the fields of archaeology and museum
studies. The Directorship of the Anthropology Laboratory is compensated with a one-course
teaching reduction per semester and involves compensated museum/curation duties over the
summer months.
Requirements include a Ph.D., a strong record of museum/collections management and
exhibition, NAGPRA compliance, grant writing, research and teaching experience. Candidates
are expected to demonstrate enthusiasm for and commitment to teaching, mentorship, and
curriculum development.
Candidates should submit a current curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and the names and email
addresses of three references. Applications should be mailed to: Paul Farnsworth, Ph.D., Chair,
Department of Anthropology, Room 209, Gladfelter Hall, 1115 Polett Walk, Temple University,
Philadelphia, PA 19122, or submitted by email to [email protected] Review of applications
will begin December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Temple University is an
equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from underrepresented groups.