The University of Oregon, Department of Anthropology announces a 1.0 FTE tenure-track position in archaeology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning Fall Term, 2012. We seek an outstanding, broadly-trained coastal or island archaeologist whose work addresses environmental and cultural change that has relevance for problems facing society today. An archaeologist working on population migrations or continental or island colonizations would also supplement our regional expertise. We seek a colleague who will diversify us, complementing not duplicating the existing strengths in the department. Candidates should also have a strong record of publication and working collaboratively with local communities. We aim to hire an individual with interdisciplinary interests who will strengthen links among the subfields of anthropology in the department. The successful candidate is expected to conduct a rigorous, fieldwork and laboratory based, externally-funded research program as well as teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph.D. is required by October 15, 2011.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest describing current and future research as well as teaching experience, together with a CV and the names and contact information of three references. Submission is via If you have questions you may send an email to; “Archaeology Search II” should appear in the subject line. Closing date for submission of materials is October 15, 2011.

The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

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