Topic ID #34576 - posted 1/23/2015 1:50 AM

Visiting Assistant Professor, Anthropology - Wake Forest University

Jennifer Palmer

Visiting Assistant Professor, Anthropology
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Wake Forest University’s Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable, Visiting Assistant Professor position in Anthropological Archaeology beginning Fall 2015. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in anthropology with specialization in anthropological archaeology. Research experience in areas that complement existing faculty is preferred. Applicants must be able to teach Introduction to Archaeology and a first-year student seminar course (usually related to their research specialty, which is open.) Total teaching load will be 3-3 for the 2015-2016 academic year. Evidence of teaching excellence and commitment to the training and professional development of undergraduates is required.
Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate, and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top thirty national universities, and 11th for undergraduate teaching among national universities. With 4,800 undergraduates and 2,700 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community.  The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.”  For quick facts about the University, go to 
Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina – part of the beautiful Piedmont Triad metropolitan region which has a population of more than 1.5 million and is listed among the top 35 best places to live in North America by Cities Ranked and Rated. Known as the state’s “City of the Arts,” Winston-Salem offers a vast array of arts experiences ranging from music venues to galleries to theatre and film festivals. The city is also ranked among the top 50 US cities for affordability on national surveys. 
Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

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