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The Stanford Archaeology Center announces a postdoctoral position in archaeology. The field of expertise is open, with preference given to topics complementary to existing faculty interests. The main focus of the fellowship will be on published output. The candidate is also expected to teach one course per year, organize one academic conference at Stanford during the fellowship, and engage with faculty and graduate students at the Center. The faculty sponsor of this postdoc will be the faculty director of the Stanford Archaeology Center.
The appointment carries a twelve-month salary commensurate with the University Provost established minimum pay levels. The appointment may be eligible for renewal for up to three years based on satisfactory performance and the existence of funding.
The application receipt deadline is March 31, 2020. Interviews will be held in April 2020 and the position will begin September 1, 2020.
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Required Qualifications:
Postdoctoral scholars are required to be in residence in the Stanford area during the term of the appointment.
Applicants must have received their Ph.D. no earlier than January 1, 2015, and have completed all degree requirements by August 31, 2020.
U.S. citizenship is not required.
Required Application Materials:
  • A cover letter
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A statement of proposed research
  • A dissertation abstract or summary
  • A writing sample (dissertation chapter or other paper)
  • An undergraduate/graduate course proposal, inclusive of syllabus
  • A conference proposal
  • Optional: teaching portfolio
  • Three letters of recommendation to be submitted through the job posting at Academic Jobs Online
Please apply through the job posting at
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.