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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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Sacred places

January 1, 2018

UVic anthropologist Brian Thom has long worked with Coast Salish First Nations and Parks Canada on cooperative management in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Recently, Thom saw an opportunity to more fully integrate Indigenous knowledge and cultural practices into co-management efforts.

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2012 and earlier

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