University of Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
LECTURER IN ARCHAEOLOGY
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SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
REFERENCE NO. 1036/0513
- Join a highly successful and respected department
- Develop your teaching and research career in an interdisciplinary environment
- Full-time, continuing: $104.6K - $124.2K p.a. (including salary, leave loading and up to 17% super)
The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7,500 permanent staff supporting over 49,000 students.
The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history and tradition of intellectual rigour. It offers one of the most comprehensive and diverse range of humanities and social science studies in the Asia Pacific, and a vibrant research and teaching environment.
The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is one of four schools in the Faculty, made up of the departments of Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Gender and Cultural Studies, History and Philosophy. The School brings together an exciting group of academics and students who participate in a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is home to some of the leading researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, as well as regularly hosting prominent visitors and international colloquia.
The Department of Archaeology invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the position of Lecturer in Archaeology. Applicants will have a background in the archaeology of Aboriginal Australia (ie. Australian prehistory). Ideally, they should have a research specialisation in economic archaeology, preferably in zooarchaeology or archaeobotany, with the capacity to teach and research into the economy of Aboriginal groups in pre-historic times. It is desirable that the appointee also has experience in the Heritage/Consulting field within Australia and can both contribute to teaching in Heritage units and articulate their research with heritage managers and consultants where appropriate.
Essential criteria are a PhD or equivalent in a relevant area of archaeology; a strong demonstrated interest in and commitment to developing high quality teaching programmes in archaeology, including field and practical work skills; the ability to supervise Honours and Postgraduate research students; demonstrated expertise in archaeological fieldwork practice; and demonstrated potential or excellence in research in their area of specialty. Also essential are competency in administrative skills relevant to a university department, and the personal qualities needed to work well with a diverse group of colleagues, professional archaeologists and community groups on and off campus.
Remuneration package Lecturer (Academic Level B): $104,644 to $124,263 (which includes a base salary $88,426 to $105,004 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation).
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1036/0513 for more information and to apply.
CLOSING DATE: 28 July 2013 (11.30pm Sydney time)
The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.
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