The Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Archaeology at the rank of Assistant Professor that will commence July 1, 2020. Applicants must have a PhD in Anthropology or Archaeology, or a closely related discipline, at the time of appointment. The department is seeking an anthropological archaeologist with a strong program of research that complements and enhances the current strengths of the department and the University. In particular, the department seeks to recruit a scholar with strengths in Canadian archaeology, or with a closely compatible geographical orientation. The candidate’s research and teaching should be theoretically informed, community engaged, and attentive to indigeneity and decolonization. Other areas of specialization are open, but may include environmental archaeology, digital archaeology, public archaeology, and archaeological science. A background in quantitative methods in archaeology and willingness to teach in that area would be an asset. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate clear potential for a program of active, field-based research, a vision for expanding and maximizing the potential of departmental resources, and commitment to the University's role as a leader in education and research in Western Canada.
Duties will include undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching and supervision, research, and service to the University community. Teaching duties will include the department’s foundational course in biological anthropology and archaeology at the first year level, second year introductory archaeology courses, and more advanced undergraduate and graduate courses according to the candidate's areas of specialization and departmental needs.
The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, 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.
Applications should be sent to Corrine Bakun, Administrative Assistant, by email at Corrine.Bakun@umanitoba.ca. The deadline for receipt of applications is December 7, 2019.
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. At this time, do not click apply to submit your materials online. Please send your materials to the department contact listed in the ad.
Applicants are required to have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to attract research funds and carry out an independent research program leading to peer-reviewed publication.
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 the candidate's research program; one recent writing sample of no more than 40 pages, and; three letters of reference.
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.
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