Wed, 12 Jul 1995 18:07:04 +1000
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY
PROFESSOR OF ARCHAEOLOGY (LEVEL E1)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates with a
distinguished record of research and publication for appointment to the
position of Professor of Archaeology in the Department of Archaeology and
Anthropology in the Faculties.
The University is seeking a scholar of international standing, with an
active research program and a good teaching record in Archaeology, who will
provide academic leadership. Regional and topical specialisations are open,
but the successful candidate will be expected to engage in and foster
development in existing focal areas of student and staff research and to
maintain the department's strength in the archaeology of Australia and its
Teaching and research in Archaeology within the Department have been
actively pursued since 1970, mainly focusing on the prehistory of Australia
and its immediate region. Current staff and graduate students undertake
research in Australia, East and Southeast Asia, Oceania and South America.
The Department offers a broad range of undergraduate courses on regional,
theoretical and practical aspects of Archaeology. Undergraduate Archaeology
is taught to honours level and a range of postgraduate degrees are offered
to PhD level, with a large postgraduate student enrolment from a wide range
of international backgrounds. The Department is committed to the highest
level of training for its students and to maintaining a position in the
forefront of research and teaching in Archaeology.
The Department is multi-streamed and currently has a full-time staff of
five archaeologists, eight social/cultural anthropologists and two
Candidates must have a commitment to, and demonstrated excellence in,
teaching. Administrative aptitude and willingness is important as the
appointee will be expected to serve substantial terms as Head of Department
on a rotating basis with the Professor of Anthropology.
Contact: Professor F. C. Merlan, Head, Department of Archaeology and
Anthropology telephone: (06) 249 3498, fax: (06) 249 2711, The position is
available from January 1996.
Further particulars and selection criteria are available from the
Secretary, telephone: (06) 249 4566 or fax: (06) 249-5011.
Closing date: 31 August 1995 Ref: FA 21.6.2
Salary: $80,176 p.a. Appointment: Continuing
Applications should be submitted in duplicate to the Secretary, The
Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia, quoting
reference number and including a curriculum vitae, list of publications and
the names and addresses and fax numbers of three referees. The University
has a "no-smoking" policy in all University buildings and vehicles.
THE. UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.