Anthropology/Archaeology - Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track

Anthropology/Archaeology - Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track


Depends on Qualifications


San Bernardino, CA

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Academic Affairs

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Department: Anthropology
Appointment: Assistant or Associate Professor
Effective: April 2018
Area of Specialization: Archaeology (Applied)

The Department of Anthropology at California State University San Bernardino invites applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant or Associate Professor) in Archaeology to begin April 2018.  The Applied Archaeology program is a professionally oriented program designed to prepare students for middle- and upper-level careers in the archaeological sector of the cultural resource management (CRM) industry.

California State University, San Bernardino (a Hispanic serving Institution) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles.  CSUSB offers programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley.  CSUSB serves approximately 20,700 students and offers 47 undergraduate, 35 graduate and one doctoral degree as well as 13 programs with national accreditation. 

CSUSB actively encourages qualified applicants to apply who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population and advancing student success through highly engaged, high impact educational practices.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups. 

Typical Activities

The primary responsibility of the successful applicant will be to direct and teach in the MA program in Applied Archaeology, as well as to teach undergraduate courses as needed, and conduct research.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD in archaeology or anthropology by time of appointment.  

Preferred qualifications:
The successful applicant will specialize in California archaeology and have significant experience in the CRM industry at a supervisory level.  Experience of successful collaboration with Native American communities will be a bonus, as will strong ties to the California CRM community.

Supplemental Information

Appointment will be made at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Applications are required to include: 1) a cover letter describing the applicant's interests and credentials; 2) a curriculum vitae detailing the applicant's training and accomplishments in both academic archaeology and CRM; and 3) letters of recommendation and contact information for four professional references who in combination can address the applicant's academic and CRM experience 4) copies of transcripts of all post-secondary degrees (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment). 

Also include a Diversity Statement which may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background/philosophy have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 250 words).  California State University, San Bernardino is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Formal review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions, contact: Dr. Wesley Niewoehner, Chair, Department of Anthropology; email:; 909-537-5567.  

To find out more about the Department of Anthropology, please visit If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096 - Revised July 21, 2017)

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: