Two Assistant Professorial positions for archaeologists at the University of Western Australia


Two Assistant Professorial positions for archaeologists at the University of Western Australia

Advertised in:The Australian (HES) Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Position descriptions and application details:
https://www.his.admin.uwa.edu.au/jobvacs/external/academic/ads.htm

In an exciting development for Archaeology and Heritage at The University of Western Australia, applications are invited from two researchers keen to join a dynamic, growing and diverse community of archaeologists.

  • 3 year appointments
  • Salary range:  Level B $81,400 – $96,663 p.a.
  • Plus 17% superannuation
  • Closing date:  Friday, 8 June 2012

1. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (PROFESSIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY)  (REF: 3988)

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL STUDIES (ARCHAEOLOGY) and

CENTRE FOR ROCK ART RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT

We are seeking a scholar to implement and oversee the development of the new Master of Professional Archaeology program.  This course is designed to respond to the shortage of professional archaeologists, in particular in relation to the growth of the industrial and mining sectors of Australia and is designed to provide advanced archaeological training in the skills, values and knowledge of a professional archaeologist.  Applicants with teaching experience are requested to submit a teaching portfolio as part of their application.  Some assistance with relocation expenses (if applicable) may be negotiated.

For further information regarding the position please contact Professor Alistair Paterson, Chair, Discipline of Archaeology on (08) 6488 2867 or email alistair.paterson@uwa.edu.au.

2. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (ROCK ART STUDIES)  (REF: 3989)

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL STUDIES (ARCHAEOLOGY) and

CENTRE FOR ROCK ART RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT

The Centre for Rock Art Research and Management wishes to recruit an archaeologist with rock art research skills to develop teaching and research in Pilbara rock art.  The principal duties are to develop research projects in collaboration with other members of staff on rock art projects in the Pilbara (with a focus on the Dampier Archipelago) and to teach and supervise rock art research projects.  Applicants with teaching experience are requested to submit a teaching portfolio as part of their application.  Some assistance with relocation expenses (if applicable) may be negotiated.

For further information regarding the position please contact Winthrop Professor Jo McDonald, Director, Centre for Rock Art Research on (08) 6335 4306 or jo.mcdonald@uwa.edu.au.