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Temple University full-time, non-tenure-track, three year position

by Ed Hagen last modified May 09, 2014 09:26 PM expired
Temple University, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, three year position, with the possibility of renewal, at the rank of Assistant Professor (Teaching/Instructional) in collections management/museum studies, ideally with a specialty in archaeological collections, to serve as the Director of the Anthropology Laboratory, beginning August 1, 2014. The Anthropology Laboratory houses 304 collections; most are from prehistoric and historic period archaeological sites in the Middle Atlantic region, but also from Central and South America, as well as ethnographic collections from North and South America, and Oceania. Teaching responsibilities would be two classes per semester, primarily in the fields of archaeology and museum studies. This position is a 12- month position, with museum/curation duties across the summer months.

Requirements include a Ph.D., knowledge of collections management software, a strong record of museum/collection management, and teaching experience. Candidates are expected to demonstrate enthusiasm for and commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentorship, and dedication to program development. Candidates must clearly exhibit excellence in museum-related fields.

Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vita, a teaching statement, a letter of interest and the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position.  Applications should be sent to: Paul Farnsworth, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Anthropology, Room 209, Gladfelter Hall, 1115 Polett Walk, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122. Email: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Temple University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from underrepresented groups.

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