Submitted: 29 July 2019
Department: Department of 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 Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary 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. The Department of Anthropology and Archaeology is a research-intensive department with high standards in teaching. We value interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to research and training, and strongly encourage collaboration. For more information about the Department, please visit http://antharky.ucalgary.ca

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 Department of Anthropology and Archaeology University of Calgary Primatology Position Earth Science 620 2500 University Drive NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4 Email: [email protected].

All applicants are strongly encouraged to visit http://antharky.ucalgary.ca to obtain additional information on our department. Applications should be received by September 15th, 2019.

The School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures, respects, appreciates and encourages diversity, and we encourage diverse applicants to apply for this position. A number of resources are available on campus to support diversity and inclusion on campus, including two daycares, the Q Centre, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Protected Disclosure, the Native Centre, and the Women's Resource Centre. For more information, please visit www.ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

To learn more about this opportunity: https://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/4055813-tenure-track-assistant-professor-in-primatology-department-of-anthropology-and-archaeology

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