Saturday, May 01, 2010

Prof and NAGPRA Position

Assistant Professor and Dept NAGPRA Coordinator

California State University, Sacramento. The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor beginning Fall 2010. We are seeking an anthropologist with collections-related NAGPRA experience. The initial 2 years of the assignment will be to work solely with existing archaeological collections bringing these into compliance with NAGPRA and other federal and state standards. In subsequent years, the candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, engage in scholarly research and publication, and continue oversight of department collections. This candidate will be expected to coordinate NAGPRA activities until repatriation is complete. Area of specialization is open, though a background in California prehistory is preferred.

Information about the current program may be found at; elaboration of the position description can be found at

Review of applications will begin May 14, 2010, the position remaining open until filled. Applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching, curatorial and research experience, and contact information for at least three references to the Chair, Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, CSU Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6106. This employer offers employment benefits to domestic partners of employees. This employer prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Sacramento State is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. Jeanne Clery Act crime statistics are available.

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