Location: Newport, RI Category: Academic / Faculty Posted On: Fri Jun 21 2019 Job Description:
Salve Regina University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Cultural and Historic Preservation starting September 2020. The successful applicant will teach in the Noreen Stonor Drexel cultural and historic preservation program, one of eight undergraduate programs recognized by the National Council for Preservation Education. Candidates should have expertise in teaching and practicing anthropological archaeology within a broad framework of historic preservation (e.g. public archaeology, cultural resource management). Candidates who emphasize hands-on, experiential teaching and who employ current technologies (e.g., photogrammetry, Geographic Information Systems, and archaeological geophysics) in their preservation practice are strongly encouraged to apply. While the geographic area and time period of a candidate's research and practice is open, they should be able to take advantage of the local area's rich archaeological heritage. They should also be committed to local community engagement through partnerships with local preservation and cultural institutions. The successful candidate will work with the program's architectural historian to develop and teach courses covering archaeological method and theory, laboratory applications, introduction to Graphic Information Systems, and special topics. The successful candidate will also teach anthropology courses and to collaborate with colleagues in the Cultural, Environmental, and Global Studies Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching and Advising
This position requires a teaching load of seven courses per academic year, which will include both anthropology and historic preservation topics. Along with the coordinator of the program the successful candidate will also be responsible to academic advising and internship coordination.
The successful candidate is expected to maintain a record of significant scholarship within their field. This position also requires collaborative research with undergraduate students through fieldwork and laboratory analysis.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology along with historic preservation related experience (e.g. public archaeology or cultural resource management). Candidates should also have a demonstrated record of teaching, research, and publication, as well as a desire to conceptualize and teach courses that will prepare undergraduate students for entry into the preservation field or for admission to graduate school. The successful candidate will also have extensive experience in advising students and a record of placing students in graduate programs.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1947, Salve Regina is a private, coeducational university offering a comprehensive and innovative liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition. We empower students to explore their talents through our diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.