Friday Bulletin February 2, 2018

Published: February 5th, 2018

Category: Department Updates, Friday Bulletin, News

Job Announcements


The Department of Anthropology at Hunter College of the City University of New York invites applications for a tenure-line position in archaeology at the assistant professor level beginning in Fall 2018. The largest college in CUNY, Hunter is a complex institution with 34 departments and six professional schools. Hunter enrolls over 23,000 students, and has one of the most diverse student bodies in the United States.  Hunter College has taught anthropology for over a century with an emphasis on supporting scholarship and teaching in the traditional four-fields of anthropology. Our research-active faculty are at the forefront of their respective areas of specialty and maintain a strong commitment to active engagement with students and the community at large. We embrace equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work. Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.


A Ph.D. in Anthropology is required.. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

We seek an individual whose research program emphasizes urban archaeology, historical ecology, and archaeological approaches to sustainability, including zooarchaeology and archaeobotany. The preferred candidate will have publications in major peer reviewed venues, a record of successful prior external funding, potential for student engagement through active field and laboratory research, including in the New York metropolitan area, and connection to global change programs such as IHOPE (Integrated History and Future of People on Earth, In addition, applicants should demonstrate familiarity with advanced research methods, including but not limited to GIS, molecular archaeology, and digital modeling, as well as the capacity to address one or more of the “grand challenges in archaeology” ( Finally, the preferred candidate would assume responsibility for curricular design around the theme “New York City: Urban Landscapes.”


For more information, and to apply, please see:



Graduate Student Research Series


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