The Department of Human Resources

Tenure Track Position in Archaeology

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 9,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Kutztown University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Anthropology (Archaeology) beginning Fall 2018.  In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service.  Required: Ph.D. in Anthropology conferred by August 18, 2018.  The successful candidate will provide evidence of at least two years of undergraduate teaching in anthropology, and an active research agenda.  Additionally, the successful candidate will show evidence of managing an active regional field school and collaboration with undergraduate students.  Experience with interdisciplinary collaboration and demonstrated success in securing funding are preferred.

Responsibilities: the successful candidate will teach a 4/4 load in a four field undergraduate program.  Courses to be taught include required courses in Introduction to Archaeology, Archaeological Theory and Technique, Archaeological Field Methods, and elective courses in Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology and others.  The ability to teach Cultural Anthropology and to teach or develop additional courses related to the successful candidate's interests is preferred as is the ability to provide online instruction.  The successful candidate will advise and mentor undergraduate students and be involved in departmental efforts to recruit and retain students.

A successful interview and teaching demonstration is required.  Salary competitive.  Send letter of application, vita, official graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references to: Kim Shively, Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology/Sociology, Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, PA 19530.  Review of applications to begin Dec. 4, 2017.  Applications will be accepted until January 26, 2018.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.  Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.