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Assistant Professor ( Sub-Discipline: Archaeology) (995040) Anthropology

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Wichita State University*
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1845 N Fairmount Ave
Wichita, KS 67260
Job Description

Summary of Responsibilities
•Wichita State University Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-eligible, Assistant Professor in Anthropological Archaeology.
•The candidate’s expertise will help our department maintain long-term research projects in Plains archaeology with a focus on the protohistoric period. The candidate should have or be willing to develop expertise in protohistoric Plains and Southern Plains Native American cultures to further the ongoing Etzanoa archaeological Project.
•The candidate is required to teach a full load of three regular courses (3 credit hours each) per semester as scheduled by the department chair, in addition to teaching independent reading, research, lab, and field studies courses.
•The candidate must demonstrate preparedness to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in archaeological anthropology as offered in the course catalog, also to include introductory courses on-line.
•The candidate is also expected to develop topical and area courses in their field of expertise at the undergraduate and graduate levels which have an applied dimension.
•The candidate is required to work with and advise undergraduate and graduate students in our program, and is expected to work actively to recruit and retain students for the program.
•The continued pursuit of external funding to support undergraduate and graduate research is required.

Minimum Education
•Ph.D. in Anthropology (Sub-Discipline: Archaeology) in hand at time of employment.

Minimum Experience
•The candidate must have demonstrated proficiency in teaching and research, documented through teaching evaluations, published articles, and grants received.
•The candidate must demonstrate ongoing engagement in scholarly publications and research grant activity.

Knowledge, skills and abilities
•The candidate must have regional expertise in protohistoric Plains or Southern Plains.
•The candidate should be able to operate technology associated with research and instruction.
•The candidate must be able to teach both undergraduate level and graduate level courses.
•The candidate must be able and willing to teach in a class-room setting and online.

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.

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