Saturday, November 06, 2010

Anthropology & Museum Studies Prof Opening

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor - Anthropology & Museum Studies
Institution: Central Washington University
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - Anthropology
Posted: 10/25/2010
Type: Full Time

Job Summary:
The Department of Anthropology and Museum Studies, in the College of the Sciences at Central Washington University, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant/associate professor position that will play a significant role in Anthropology and Museum Studies. The position will contribute to the Resource Management Master's program, and to the Museum of Culture and Environment. The successful candidate is expected to teach classes at all levels of the curriculum, and to supervise student research. Service to the department, college, and university is also a job responsibility. A PhD in Anthropology by January 17, 2011, and expertise in museum studies, are required.

Required Quals:
PhD in Anthropology by January 17, 2011

Expertise in Museum Studies

Preferred Quals:
We are particularly interested in candidates with
(1) experience in community collaborations and with museums,
(2) excellence in teaching,
(3) research, geographic and other specializations to complement our existing anthropology faculty, and
(4) research and other specializations that contribute to the Resource Management Masters program.

Salary Range: salary commensurate with experience

Applicant Information:
The Department of Anthropology and Museum Studies serves undergraduate students who pursue classroom, laboratory, and field studies in sociocultural anthropology, biological anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics. A departmental undergraduate honors program is available at the upper division level. The department is strongly affiliated with undergraduate and graduate programs in American Indian Studies, Primate Behavior & Ecology and Resource Management.

The Museum of Culture and Environment provides undergraduate and graduate student opportunities for exhibit design, collections management, research, and community service.

To Apply:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is selected. Applications received after January 17, 2011 cannot be guaranteed full consideration.

To apply for this position, complete the online application and attach the following:
-A letter of application that provides evidence of how your background meets required and preferred qualifications, and addresses how you can meet the position responsibilities;
-Names, addresses, e-mail and telephone numbers of three professional references. (Reference letters and examples of student evaluations will be solicited at a later stage of the process.)
-Curriculum vitae;
-Statement of your teaching philosophy.

Send inquiries to:
Dr. Tracy Andrews, Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology and Museum Studies (

Please contact Human Resources at or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Application Information
Contact: CWU Human Resources
Central Washington University
Phone: 509-963-1202
Fax: 509-963-1733
TDD: 509-963-2143
Online App. Form:

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