Assistant Professor

University of West Florida


Deadline: March 30, 2012

The Department of Anthropology at the University of West Florida invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Anthropology to start August 2012, position #119750.

We seek an anthropological archaeologist, with a specialty in Maritime Cultural Resources and Coastal Landscapes, demonstrated teaching abilities, and an active research agenda.  Regular teaching of a local summer archaeological field school is required.  The successful candidate will complement our existing programs in historic and public archaeology; teach introductory, upper division, and graduate anthropology and archaeology courses. Experience with survey, excavation, project administration, and a record of scholarship is desirable.  Additional responsibilities include advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; serving on graduate committees, directing Master's theses, conducting and publishing research, and participating in department, university, professional, and community service activities.  

Salary: $50,000 - $61,000. Position requires a PhD in Anthropology and dive certification from a nationally recognized agency.  For more information please contact Dr. John Bratten (, 850-474-2706) or Dr. Elizabeth Benchley (, 850-434-3015). Applicants are to apply online at, the website of Human Resources at the University of West Florida. The preferred response date is March 30, 2012.  Be prepared to attach your academic vitae, letter of application/interest, statement of teaching philosophy, and list of three professional references. A criminal background screening is required for all positions. Any persons requiring accommodation to apply may contact UWF Human Resources at 850-473-7469 (Voice) or 850-857-6114 (TTY).  UWF is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer and values diversity.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Dr. John R. Bratten

University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32571
United States

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