Director of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Brown University seeks a Director of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology (1/2 time), who will also be a faculty member (1/2 time) in the Department of Anthropology beginning with the 2012-2013 academic year.

Applicants must demonstrate distinction in anthropological scholarship, aptitude for university museum leadership, and zeal for museum-related teaching. Candidates must possess qualifications suitable for appointment to a tenured Associate or Full Professorship; Ph.D. in Anthropology is required. The Haffenreffer Museum is an anthropology museum that facilitates research and teaching across the disciplines interested in material culture. The collections are particularly strong for the Americas, the Arctic, and Africa, and are actively expanding in other areas as research needs grow. Its gallery location at the center of the campus green offers a window to the advanced research life of the university. The Director fully participates in the Anthropology Department’s strong undergraduate and graduate programs. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to William S. Simmons, Search Committee Chair, Box 1921, Brown University, Providence R.I. 02912. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011.

Brown is an EEO/AA employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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