Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Heritage and Archaeology Postdoc

Postdoctoral Position in Heritage and Archaeology, Stanford University

The Stanford Archaeology Center announces a postdoctoral position in any area of global heritage with some preference for applicants working on archaeological ethics, rights and internationalism. The main focus of the fellowship will be on published output. The candidate is also expected to teach one course per year in heritage, organize one academic conference at Stanford during the fellowship, and engage with faculty and graduate students at the Center. The faculty sponsor of this postdoc will be Prof. Lynn Meskell.

The appointment carries a twelve-month salary commensurate with the University Provost established minimum pay levels based on research experience. The appointment may be eligible for renewal for up to three years based on satisfactory performance and the existence of funding. Postdoctoral scholars are required to be in residence in the Stanford area during the term of the appointment. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. no earlier than September 1 , 2005, and have completed all degree requirements by January 1 , 2011. U.S. citizenship is not required.

The application receipt deadline is September 1, 2010. Interviews will be held in October 2010 and the position will begin in early January, 2011.

Submit your print materials via U.S. mail to:

Heritage Postdoctoral Fellowship Search Committee

Stanford Archaeology Center

Stanford University

P. O. Box 20446

Stanford, CA 94309

All applications must include the following:

- A current curriculum vitae

- A statement of proposed research

- A dissertation abstract or summary

- An undergraduate/graduate course proposal, inclusive of syllabus

- A conference proposal

- A writing sample (dissertation chapter or other paper)

- Three sealed letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the recommender to the address above.

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