Dec. 12, 2021
Title: Assistant Professor 

Position Type: Full-Time
Announcement Number: R0127435

To Apply and find out more information visit the Job Announcement


The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Archaeology in the Department of Anthropology. We welcome applicants who work in the Americas and who have an active field program. The successful candidate must be firmly grounded in decolonization methodologies and have expertise in Indigenous-centered and community-based research. Successful candidates must have a strong methodological focus that adds to and complements those of our existing faculty. Responsibilities include teaching and advising both undergraduate and graduate students at the M.A. and Ph.D. level.  

This position requires a Ph.D. from a regionally accredited college or university, in Anthropology or related field. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment. 

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.   

How to Apply

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.  

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on December 3, 2021. Materials should be addressed to Liam Frink, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or

For full instruction on how to apply please visit the UNLV job announcement.