Sunday, October 23, 2011

Opening: Curator of Archaeology

Assistant or Associate Curator of Archaeology, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History; and Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Tenured Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma. This appointment is a joint position. The curator’s responsibilities include four areas: (1) developing and maintaining a program of externally funded scholarly research in archaeology; (2) overseeing care and obtaining support for a collection of more than 3 million objects; (3) exhibit development and support, including obtaining or collaborating to obtain external funds to assist with exhibits; and (4) museum-related outreach activities (service). For appointment to Associate Curator an active record of external funding and publication is expected. A full-time collection manager is funded in this collection, and a rotating graduate assistant appointment is assigned to the collection. Send vita, summary of research and teaching experience and goals, publication examples, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of references via email to: Dr. Michael A. Mares, Director, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History ( and to Wanda Downs, Administrative Assistant to Department of Anthropology at The review of applications will begin on November 15 and continue until the position is filled.

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