Stanford University, Archaeology Center

Position ID:Stanford-Archaeology Center-PDCHARCH [#16528]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Chinese Archaeology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Archaeology
Appl Deadline:2020/09/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/07/09, finished 2021/01/04, listed until 2020/09/30)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Stanford Archaeology Center invite applications for a one-year post-doctoral scholar position in Chinese Archaeology. The successful candidate will demonstrate prior achievement in research in Chinese Archaeology with a preference in archaeological sciences. The candidate will put forth a coherent proposal for research at Stanford University and will be expected to teach one or more courses and to engage with faculty and graduate students at the Archaeology Center. The faculty sponsor of this post-doctoral scholar is Professor Li Liu.  

The appointment carries a twelve-month salary commensurate with the University Provost established minimum pay levels based on research experience. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. by December 31, 2020 and no earlier than 2016. U.S. citizenship is not required. The application receipt deadline is September 30, 2020. The position will begin January 2021. 

Applications must be submitted to the listing at Academic Jobs Online. 

 All applications must include the following: 
  • A 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 letters of recommendation should be submitted to the Academic Jobs Online posting 
  • Optional: teaching portfolio 

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