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Job: Assistant or Associate Professor in Anthropology—Indigenous Scholar

The Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Victoria invites applications from Indigenous scholars in Anthropology or related disciplines. The appointment, effective July 1, 2020, will be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, with eligibility for tenure. Doctoral candidates within 12 months of degree completion are also invited to apply. If the successful applicant is a doctoral candidate, the appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer. We are committed to active engagement in teaching and research of all our faculty members and encourage a diversity of approaches and perspectives.

Dr. McKechnie: Archaeology Magazine - Evidence of Geoduck in Tseshaht Village

Evidence of geoduck harvesting has been found on Keith Island off the west coast of Vancouver Island. Iain McKechnie explains what this finding means and also to the Nuu-chah-nulth-aht people who live on the island. UVic archaeology field school students, led by McKechnie and Denis St. Claire, have been conducting research on Keith Island for the past three summers, in partnership with Parks Canada and Tseshaht First Nation.

Job: Assistant Professor in Bio-Anthropology

Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology The Department of Anthropology at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the area of Biological Anthropology. The appointment, effective July 1, 2020, will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates must have a PhD in hand by start date. We are a vibrant three fields department that values cooperation and collaboration among anthropological sub-disciplines. We are committed to active engagement of all our faculty members and encourage a diversity of approaches and perspectives in teaching and research. Deadline to apply is October 1, 2019.

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REACH Awards

April 16, 2018

This May, the second annual REACH Awards will celebrate UVic scientists, scholars and artists for their extraordinary contributions in research and teaching—from a field school in Cuba to a performance atop a glacier in BC's interior.

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A passion for bones

April 13, 2018

UVic's "bone lady" retires after more than 30 years of student and community engagement. For more than 30 years, Becky Wigen has built one of the largest and most extensive collections of animal skeletons in the Pacific Northwest.

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