Stanford University, Archaeology Center

Position ID:Stanford-Archaeology Center-PD [#13190]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Archaeobotany, Stanford University
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Area: Archaeology
Appl Deadline:2019/03/15** (posted 2019/01/28, listed until 2019/03/15)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Stanford Archaeology Center announces a postdoctoral position for an archaeobotanist with experience in analyses of micro- and/or macro-remains (phytolith, starch granules, and seeds) and lab management. The research area is open, but priority will be given to someone working on East Asian materials. The candidate is also expected to teach one course per year in archaeobotany, assist with regular management of the lab, help with teaching archaeobotanical methods in other courses as needed, and engage with faculty and graduate students at the Center.  The faculty sponsor of this postdoc will be Prof. Li Liu.


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 two 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. by August 31, 2019. U.S. citizenship is not required.


The application receipt deadline is March 15, 2019.  The position will begin September 1, 2019.


Please apply through this posting on Academic Jobs Online. 

All applications must include the following:


- A brief cover letter

- 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 submitted through this posting on Academic Jobs Online. 


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Further Info:
Stanford Archaeology Center
Stanford University
P. O. Box 20446
Stanford, CA  94309

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