The University of Tennessee Department of Anthropology seeks qualified
candidates to fill a position in historical archaeology beginning in
August, 2006. The position carries the rank of Assistant Professor and
will be a regular full-time, tenure-track appointment.
We are seeking candidates with demonstrated teaching and research
expertise in 18th and 19th century Euroamerican or Afroamerican
archaeology of the eastern United States. It is expected that the
successful candidate will contribute to an established graduate (MA and
Ph.D. level) research program in the historical archaeology of the Mid-
South. Research opportunities include affiliation with the departmentís
Archaeological Research Laboratory. A strong interest in material culture
and ability to teach laboratory courses in historic artifact analysis is
desirable. Other teaching duties will include archaeological field school,
method and theory in historical archaeology, and courses specific to the
individualís particular interests. The Ph.D. degree must be in hand at the
time of appointment. Qualified minorities and women are especially
encouraged to apply.
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a
list of three references to Dr. Gerald F. Schroedl, Chair, Archaeology
Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, The University of Tennessee,
Knoxville, TN 37996-0720. Review of applications will begin on December
10, 2005, and will continue until the position is filled.