Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Anthropology
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 1/3/2014
Hire Date: 8/2014

Arkansas Tech University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, beginning mid-August 2014. PhD and teaching experience preferred; ABD required. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in archaeology and/or biological anthropology and whose work focuses on the southeastern U.S., although other areas of topical and geographical expertise will be considered.  As part of a growing minor in Anthropology, the successful candidate will be expected to teach Introduction to Anthropology and upper division courses in his/her area of specialization. In consultation with other faculty, the successful candidate will contribute to building a regionally-focused interdisciplinary Associates Degree in Ozark-Ouachita Studies. Arkansas Tech University is a mid-sized liberal arts University emphasizing teaching and undergraduate education. Closing date is January 3, 2014. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of transcripts, and three letters of reference to: Dr. W. Daniel Martin, Chair, Anthropology Search Committee, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Arkansas Tech University, 407 West Q Street, Russellville, AR 72801. Applications may also be sent via email to Dr. Martin at Review of applications will begin immediately after the application deadline.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.  AA/EOE