Submitted: 26 June 2019
Department: Anthropology and Archaeology
Institution: University of Calgary
Job type: Tenure-track
Apply by: 15 September 2019
Application email: [email protected]
Application URL: https://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/4055813-tenure-track-assistant-professor-in-primatology-department-of-anthropology-and-archaeology

The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Primatology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2020.

The successful candidate will have an active field and/or laboratory-based research program asking broad, evolutionary questions related to primate biology, ecology and/or sociality. We welcome candidates bringing expertise in research areas, techniques, and training that diversify and expand the strengths of our department and align with the strategic directions of the University of Calgary. The regional and taxonomic focus for this hire is open, but ideally should diversify and add to the current areas of research.

The successful candidate will be expected to produce high-impact research and scholarship, to secure external research funding and to play an active role in teaching and in graduate supervision in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology. The successful candidate will have regular teaching duties of 2/2. Service to the department, faculty, University and community will also be expected.

The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or in a related field. The preferred candidate must demonstrate evidence of excellence in research, such as publications in high-quality journals and an ability to obtain external funding. Demonstration of, or potential for, teaching excellence is also expected through a strong statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and evidence of commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, student supervision and mentorship.

Please provide an up to date curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, three samples of scholarly work, and the names and contact information for 3 referees. These materials should be sent electronically to: Julie Boyd at [email protected]

For more information about the Department, please visit http://antharky.ucalgary.ca

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