School: Harvard University

Department/Area: Anthropology

Position Description:

The Department of Anthropology at Harvard University invites applications for a Tenure Track from candidates with expertise in any of the following fields: the Archaeology of Hunter / Forager / Herding groups, Early Agriculture and Village Society, Paleolithic / Stone Age / Pleistocene Archaeology, OR related topics. We seek a candidate with expertise in the conceptual and theoretical concerns related to these themes. We seek candidates who have active field or lab projects and have one or more methodological strengths (examples include but are not limited to: zooarchaeology, lithic analysis, geoarchaeology, environmental archaeology, archaeological statistics, archaeobotany, etc.) complementary to existing department strengths. Candidates are expected to be able to offer introductory as well as advanced courses to undergraduates and graduate students. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2023, and a PhD is required by the start date.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate or terminal degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications:

Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and advising is desired.

Special Instructions:

1. Cover letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)

4. Research statement

5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.

6. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees. Letters will be requested only for longlisted candidates. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.

7. Two to three writing samples/publications.

8. (Optional) Candidates may also provide teaching evaluations or teaching assistant evaluations.

Please submit the materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu), no later than November 4, 2022.

Contact Information:

Prof. Rowan Flad, Chair, Search Committee, Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 rflad@fas.harvard.edu or Gilmore Tamny gtamny@fas.harvard.edu

SEAA Membership

Join or Renew

Membership can be considered for any individual, professional or non-professional, doing research related to the archaeology of East Asia (China, Korea, Japan) or otherwise interested in the field. Please click the button above to sign up or renew now.