Stanford University, Archaeology Center

Position ID:Stanford-Archaeology Center-SACPD1 [#16025]
Position Title: Archaeology Postdoc - General
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Area: Archaeology
Appl Deadline:2020/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2020/02/18, finished 2020/07/31, listed until 2020/03/31)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Stanford Archaeology Center announces a postdoctoral position in archaeology. The field of expertise is open, with preference given to topics complementary to existing faculty interests. The main focus of the fellowship will be on published output. The candidate is also expected to teach one course per year, organize one academic conference at Stanford during the fellowship, and engage with faculty and graduate students at the Center. The faculty sponsor of this postdoc will be the faculty director of the Stanford Archaeology Center. 

The appointment carries a twelve-month salary commensurate with the University Provost established minimum pay levels. The appointment may be eligible for renewal for up to three 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. no earlier than January 1, 2015, and have completed all degree requirements by August 31, 2020. U.S. citizenship is not required. 
The application receipt deadline is March 31, 2020. Interviews will be held in April 2020 and the position will begin September 1, 2020. 

All applications must include the following: 
  • A cover letter
  • A current curriculum vitae 
  • A statement of proposed research (up to 5 pgs)
  • A dissertation abstract or summary 
  • An undergraduate/graduate course proposal, inclusive of syllabus 
  • A conference proposal (up to 2 pgs)
  • A writing sample (dissertation chapter or other paper) 
  • Optional: teaching portfolio 
  • Three letters of recommendation to be submitted through the job posting at 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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