Postdoctoral Position in Natural and Cultural Heritage, Stanford University The Stanford Archaeology Center announces a postdoctoral position in global heritage that specifically connects natural and cultural patrimony and conservation.

The main focus of the fellowship will be to work with Stanford Faculty at the Woods Institute for the Environment and the Stanford Archaeology Center, to create synergies between faculty and students and to link field projects. The candidate may be called upon to participate in a number of activities during the fellowship such as workshop organization, seminars, teaching, and international fieldwork and to engage with faculty and graduate students at both Woods and Archaeology. We expect that the successful candidate will be involved in their own research and field projects and will further develop their publications while at Stanford. The faculty sponsor of this postdoc will be Prof. Lynn Meskell.

The appointment carries a twelve-month salary commensurate with the University Provost established minimum pay levels based on research experience. The appointment may be eligible for renewal for up to two years based on satisfactory performance and the existence of funding.
Postdoctoral scholars are required to be in residence in the Stanford area during the term of the appointment. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. no earlier than September 1, 2008, and have completed all degree requirements by July 1, 2011. U.S. citizenship is not required.

The application receipt deadline April 15, 2011. The position will begin in September, 2011.
Submit your print materials via U.S. mail to:
Postdoctoral Search Committee Stanford Archaeology Center Stanford University P. O. Box 20446 Stanford, CA 94309

All applications must include the following:
– A current curriculum vitae
– A statement of proposed research
– A dissertation abstract or summary
– A writing sample (dissertation chapter or other paper)
– Three sealed letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the recommender to the address above.

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