Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Curator of Archaeology, University of New Mexico

The UNM Department of Anthropology and the UNM Maxwell Museum of Anthropology invite applications for a probationary tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Curator of Archaeology. The successful candidate will maintain a strong field- and collections-based research program involving students. The candidate’s 50% Departmental duties include teaching two formal courses per year in the Department of Anthropology, supervising graduate students, and participating in Department service and governance. The candidate’s 50% Museum duties also include overseeing the curation and continued development of the archaeology collections and participating in Museum public programs, exhibit development and service.

For best consideration, application materials must be received by November 4, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. Questions related to this posting may be directed to committee chair, Carla Sinopoli (csinopoli@unm.edu)

UNM is both a research intensive university (Carnegie R1) and a minority-majority institution. It is located in Albuquerque, a city with a rich heritage in a culturally diverse, scenic landscape. The Department of Anthropology is family-friendly and comprises 25 tenure-track faculty members (http://anthropology.unm.edu/), ~150 undergraduate majors, a thriving graduate training program offering PhDs in Anthropology and MA degrees in Public Archaeology, and vibrant extramurally funded research programs.

The Maxwell Museum (https://maxwellmuseum.unm.edu/) holds collections of approximately 3 million objects derived from nearly a century of anthropological research in New Mexico and beyond. The collections are divided into three collecting divisions, each supported by a full-time collection manager. The museum maintains an active program of exhibitions, public programs, and educational activities and is committed to the use of its resources for public and community engagement and creating research and educational opportunities for UNM students.

UNM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.