Employment: 2019-20 Limited Term Appointment in Biological Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology, University of Victoria, invites applications for a 0.75 Limited Term position in the area of biological and archaeological anthropology or biological anthropology with a focus on human or primate evolutionary biology and/or ecology.

The 9 month appointment, effective September 1, 2019, will come with an obligation to teach a total of six (1.5 unit) courses over the Fall and Spring terms. The position is intended to support our new BSc program in Anthropology and to provide our students with innovative, hands-on learning opportunities.

Specifically, we seek a dynamic instructor who has completed a PhD in Anthropology and has the requisite background to teach courses in the scholar’s area of regional, topical or methodological specialization in biological anthropology.

We particularly seek an individual who can offer courses on Human Origins (ANTH 341, 351), courses with a strong method and theory component (e.g., ANTH 395, 452, 485), as well as courses in their own areas of specialization to fulfill major requirements for our undergraduate students (see AnthropologyWebsite) (e.g., ANTH 391).

The full list of the department’s courses can be found in the University of Victoria’s Calendar.

Applicants should send syllabi of courses they would be interested in teaching, and a teaching dossier/portfolio that provides evidence of successful university-level teaching to the Chair of Anthropology.

Application materials, including a cover letter and CV, as well as the names and contact information of three referees must be received no later than 5 PM PST February 1st. Electronic submissions are welcome:

Dr. April Nowell, Chair and Professor
Department of Anthropology
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 1700
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2

Equity Statement
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to further diversification of the university. Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process may contact Pamela Richards, Director Faculty Relations at (250) 721-7010 or directorfacultyrelations@uvic.ca . Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence. The University of Victoria acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement and encourages applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions may have had on their record. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.