Open Faculty Position: Assistant or Associate Professor in Archaeology (Director, Campus Archaeology Program)

Michigan State University Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure system position in archaeology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The appointment will begin August 16, 2017. We seek an anthropological archaeologist who has experience in public archaeology and heritage studies, and will be responsible for directing the MSU Campus Archaeology Program (CAP) (, which is centered on the MSU campus and largely focused on historic period (AD 1855-1955) sites. The candidate must also demonstrate a commitment to an active and dynamic research agenda that will be pursued in addition to or in conjunction with CAP. Candidates must be committed to both undergraduate and graduate education, must display evidence of excellence in research, and will be expected to obtain extramural funding for their own research. Priority will be given to candidates whose scholarly and teaching interests complement current faculty expertise. The successful candidate will be expected to regularly teach at least one historical archaeology course.

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