Curatorial Postdoc, Cultural Heritage & Material Culture

Stanford Archaeology Center

Stanford, California

The Stanford Archaeology Center announces a postdoctoral position in cultural heritage and material culture collections. The field of expertise is open, with preference given to African history and culture and/or collections-based scholarship complementary to faculty interests and priorities. The focus will be research of African ethnographic and archaeological materials held by the Stanford University Archaeology Collections, which include over 300 objects from 10 countries and unknown locations across Africa; plus over 800 artifacts from ancient Egypt and Nubia. The fellowship offers hands-on curatorial experience and the opportunity to pursue independent research related to these collections. The candidate will undertake curatorial research, initiate campus community engagement, mentor one or more undergraduate research assistants, and deliver at least one public outcome (such as a symposium, town hall meeting, digital humanities project, or exhibition) during the fellowship. They may also teach at least one course.

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