The Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time three-year term position in Physical Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor that will commence July 1, 2018. Applicants must have a PhD in Anthropology or a related discipline at the time of application.
The Department is seeking a biological anthropologist with a strong program of research that complements and enhances the current strengths of the department and the University. In particular, we invite applications from those with expertise in human skeletal biology whose program of research is in any area of bioarchaeology (e.g. palaeoanthropology, geoarchaeology, palaeopathology, etc).
Applicants are required to have demonstrated success in teaching and excellence in research. The successful candidate will be expected to attract research funds and carry out an independent research program leading to peer-reviewed publication.
Duties will include undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching, research, and service to the University community. Teaching duties will include courses in introductory physical anthropology and archaeology, skeletal biology, intermediate courses in human evolution and human diversity, and advanced courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Applications for this position must include the following in PDF or MS Word format: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a one page teaching statement that outlines a teaching philosophy, past experience, and plans for future teaching; a one page research statement that outlines a current or planned research program; and the names and contact information of three references.
Applications should be sent to Colleen Loewen, Administrative Assistant, by email to C.Loewen@umanitoba.ca.
The deadline for receipt of applications is January 31, 2018.
Further information concerning the Department and the University may be obtained from http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/departments/anthropology or by email from email@example.com.
The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
The University of Manitoba is a large, two-campus institution in the vibrant, multi-cultural city of Winnipeg, with a very diverse student population. The Faculty of Arts is the largest academic unit of the University of Manitoba, consisting of 15 departments in the Humanities & Social Sciences, and 13 cross/interdisciplinary units. The operating budget is in excess of $37 Million and Research gra...nts amount to over $3 million each year. There were 221 academic staff and 67 full-time support staff as of March 31, 2017. Current Arts enrolment is approximately 4,400 undergraduate students with an additional 30% service to students in other Faculties/Schools. The Faculty of Arts taught 126,300 credit hours in the 2016-17 Regular Session representing 28% of the undergraduate student credit hours taught at the University of Manitoba. The Faculty of Arts has 2163 students in Major programs, 614 in Honours and Advanced programs, 159 Ph.D. students and 239 Masters students.
The University of Manitoba is a large, two-campus institution in the vibrant, multi-cultural city of Winnipeg, with a very diverse student population. The Department of Anthropology is a multi-field unit in the Faculty of Arts with diverse research and teaching. It has 11 full-time faculty at the Fort Garry campus, 5 Senior Scholars, 15 Adjunct Professors, 42 graduate students, and during the 2016-2017 regular session, 9700 undergraduate credit hours were taught. The Department offers BA General, Advanced, and Honours programs, and MA and PhD programs. Extensive laboratory space is located in the Duff Roblin Building. Affiliated members are located on the Bannatyne Campus, The University of Winnipeg, the Manitoba Museum, and Université de St. Boniface. For more information about the Department of Anthropology, please see our home page at http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/departments/anthropology/.