Assistant Professor, American Archaeology

West Long Branch, New Jersey, United States

Job description

Department: History And Anthropology

Position Summary:

Monmouth University invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Anthropology to begin Fall 2018.

We are seeking an anthropological archaeologist with a focus on North American archaeology with the ability to teach upper-level undergraduate and master’s level courses in historical and prehistoric archaeology, with a focus on public archaeology and cultural resources management. Areas of expertise that include zoo-archaeology and/or experimental archaeology are also welcome.

The department of History and Anthropology offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in history and anthropology, as well as minors in history, anthropology, geography, archeology, and Geographic Information Systems. It is situated in the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences. For additional information about the department, please go to:

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Doctoral degree, ABD candidates may be considered with degree completion expected by date of employment

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience: 2

Other Requirements:

Doctoral degree in Anthropology or a related field.

Ability to teach upper-level undergraduate and masters level courses in historical and prehistoric archaeology, with a focus on public archaeology and cultural resources management.

Preferred Qualifications:
Areas of expertise that include zoo-archaeology and/or experimental archaeology.

Located along New Jerseys northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier private, liberal arts institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. Comprehensive in scope, the University enrolls approximately 6,300 students in more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention, and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The Universitys welcoming learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education, while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouths faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by involving undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Just one hour from New York City, and close to Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture that is rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The Universitys 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic beauty of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which serves as home for more than half of the Universitys student-athletes. A host of unique cultural experiences are available just outside the Universitys gatesfrom Asbury Parks legendary music scene and growing LGBT community, to Red Banks theater and dining hub, to Long Branchs redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Reports Best Colleges, The Princeton Reviews The Best 382 Colleges, and Money magazines Best Colleges for Your Money.

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Closing Date: 5/27/2018

Monmouth is a private, moderate-sized, coeducational, comprehensive University founded in 1933. It serves residential and commuter students in eight schools.