College of Social Science Research Associate (Post-Doc) Position

Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Anthropology encourages anthropologists to apply for MSU College of Social Science (CSS) Ph.D. Research Associate positions. The department is particularly interested in applicants specializing in archaeology and medical sub-fields. Research Associates will participate in a CSS Dean’s Research Associate Development Institute, with the goal of possibly transitioning into tenure-system positions at Michigan State University. The Dean’s Research Associate Program was established in 2018, as a major College initiative aimed at promoting an inclusive scholarly environment in which outstanding scholars in the social sciences support the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the academy. The Dean’s Research Associates will have a minimal teaching load, will be mentored and supported, and will participate in a CSS Dean’s Research Associate Development Institute, with the goal of possibly transitioning them into tenure-system positions at Michigan State University. Michigan State University is a R1 institution and applicants with a demonstrated record of peer reviewed publication and competitive funding for research are preferred; an active research program is required. A Ph.D. is required by September 2019, and no earlier than May 2016. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information and to apply visit http://careers.msu.edu and reference job posting #534781. Review of applications begins November 15, 2018. Questions regarding this position can be addressed to the Department of Anthropology Chair, Dr. Jodie O’Gorman, ogorman@msu.edu or Dr. Nwando Achebe, Faculty Excellence Advocate, College of Social Science (achebe@msu.edu). Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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