CUNY Assistant Professor - Archaeology in New York, New York


The Department of Anthropology in The Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at the City College of the City University of New York invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Archaeology to begin August 25, 2017. The department seeks theoretically and empirically grounded candidates with excellence in teaching and research. We are particularly interested in archaeologists who share the Department's commitment to social justice, and to public scholarship around questions of race, gender, sexuality, ability, citizenship, and globalization; geographical area is open. Research and teaching relevant to Museum Studies and/or public anthropology will be given strong consideration

Teaching requirements include introductory and upper level archaeology courses, and significantly, some courses in biological anthropology in order to contribute to the department's four-field curriculum. The Assistant Professor will also share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Ph.D. in Anthropology is required at time of application. The successful candidate will have a commitment to working with a diverse student population. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Interested applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter including statement on research and teaching interests; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) names and contact information for three references.




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Location: City College of New York

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Archaeology

Job ID: 15930

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular