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2014

Department of Anthropology SUNY Buffalo State
The Department of Anthropology at SUNY Buffalo State is seeking an advanced graduate student or a PhD in biological anthropology or related discipline to teach two sections of ANT 100 Human Origins for Fall 2014. The two sections are scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1:40 until 2:55 and from 3:05 until 4:20. ANT 100 is an introductory biological anthropology and archaeology course. The instructors, including the successful candidate for this position, teach ANT 100 as a flipped classroom and a team effort, with all students receiving the same introductory material online and conducting the same in-class hands-on exercises. Please send CV and cover letter to Dr. Lisa Marie Anselmi at anselmlm@buffalostate.edu by May 15, 2014.

Department of Archaeology and Anthropology University of Saskatchewan
12 month term position at the Assistant Professor level in bioarchaeology or biological anthropology. See website for details https://jobs.usask.ca/job_postings/jobs/usfa_archaeology.php

2013

Michigan State University Department of Anthropology - Tenure-system position in Physical Anthropology, Assistant Professor Level

Please see link for further information https://jobs.msu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1383151821644

The University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Anthropology, Integrative Anthropological Sciences (IAS), Scientific Ecological Anthropologist, Assistant Professor level

Please see link for further information https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00234

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara - Physical anthropologist specializes in Bioarchaeology at the Assistant Professor Rank

Please see link for further information https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00233

The School of Anthropology (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences), University of Arizona - tenure-track position - assistant professor level in biological anthropology

Please see link for further information https://www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1383150406971

Department of Anthropology  George Washington University – Position in Human Evolutionary Genomics

Please see link for further information https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/18055

Department of Anthropology, The University of Wisconsin – Assistant Professor Biological Anthropology

Please see link for further information http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/pvl/pv_077658.html

Department of Anthropology at Brandon University – Biological Anthropology 

Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment

The Department of Anthropology at Brandon University is seeking to fill one (1) probationary tenure-track position in Biological Anthropology. A Ph.D. in Biological/Physical Anthropology is preferred but ABD applicants who will have completed their degree requirements at the time of appointment will also be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses involving human and animal remains including zooarchaeology, forensic anthropology, osteobiography and human osteology. The successful candidate will normally offer the archaeology field school every second year. Applicants must have an active research and publishing program as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Preferred start date is 1 July 2014. Deadline for applications is 30 November 2013 or until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should forward their vita and supporting documentation providing evidence of teaching and research accomplishment, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Dr. Bruce Strang, Dean of Arts, Brandon University, 270-18th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 6A9, or to BioAnthSearch@brandonu.ca. For additional information on Brandon University visit our website at www.brandonu.ca.

Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Department of Anthropology at Emory University – Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Paleoanthropology or Paleolithic Archeology

The Department of Anthropology at Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in paleoanthropology or Paleolithic archeology. We seek a scholar with an active research program addressing core issues in hominin biological and behavioral adaptation and evolution. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree, have an excellent research record, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Capacity to teach skeletal biology is desirable. Ability to interact effectively with faculty in a broadly inclusive department is important.

The Department of Anthropology and Emory University embrace diversity and seek candidates who will participate in a climate that attracts students of all ethnicities, races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage qualified women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Please send a curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, and complete contact information for three references to: AnthroFacultySrch@emory.edu. Applications accepted through November 15, 2013.

Emory University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Apply online at http://careercenter.aaanet.org/jobs/5710934.32

 

Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Biological anthropologist for a full-time (nine-month) tenure-track or tenured position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor

Please see the following link for details

https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=35584&job=college-of-liberal-arts-and-sciences-assistant-associate-professor-human-ecology-and-human-health-department-of-anthropology

 

Kent State University Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Biological Anthropology

Please see the following link for details https://jobs.kent.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1096905132323

The University of Manitoba – Director National Research Centre on Residential Schools

The University of Manitoba is seeking a director for its new National Research Centre on Residential Schools.

Please see the following link for details  https://umanitoba.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=3361

Applications are due by October 15.

Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Human Rights, Assistant or Associate Professor University of Manitoba

Please see the following link for details http://umanitoba.ca/cgi-bin/human_resources/jobs/view.pl?posting_id=90660

Department of Anthropology McMaster University – Contractually Limited Appointment
Please see the following link for details http://www.mcmaster.ca/vpacademic/Physical-Anthro-CLA-March2013.html 

CURATOR, PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Smithsonian Institution
Department of Anthropology National Museum of Natural History

The Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of
Natural History is seeking a physical anthropology curator who will conduct
scholarly and scientific research in physical anthropology, with an emphasis
on human skeletal biology, including the study of skeletal remains in
archeological contexts, paleoanthropology, morphology, evolution, and/or
other areas pertinent to developing and investigating museum skeletal
collections.

The successful candidate will develop research based on Smithsonian
collections, expand collections use and build collections, in addition to
conducting research on human skeletal remains in museum collections and
on those recovered from archeological and/or paleontological contexts.
Research will investigate novel research questions using innovative
methodologies while also addressing major research themes within
anthropology. Curators are expected to regularly publish scholarly
manuscripts in reviewed journals and to seek external funding via grants and
other funding sources.

This position will be offered as a four-year Federal term position, which is
comparable to a tenure-track position, and the position will be filled at the
GS-12 level. The museum’s authorized salary range for this position at this
time is $74,872-$79,864 per year. U.S. citizenship is required. College
transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study must be
submitted online by the closing date of announcement or your
application will be disqualified. Please see announcement number
13AJW-298238-DEU-NMNH at www.sihr.si.edu or www.usajobs.gov for
details about the application process for this position. All supporting
documentation must be received online by March 21, 2013 and must
reference the announcement number. Applicants will be notified by email
when their applications are received. To learn more about the Department of
Anthropology, please view our website: www.anthropology.si.edu

Research Associate – The George Washington University Department of Anthropology announces
a Research Associate position in the Center for the Advanced Study of
Hominid Paleobiology (CASHP). https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/14063

Anthropology – Human Evolutionary Biology – Physiologist
Stony Brook University

As an appointment in an interdepartmental initiative in Human Evolutionary Biology, Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning Spring 2014. The successful candidate for this position will have an outstanding research program, a commitment to excellence in teaching and will participate in a new interdepartmental university initiative in Human Evolutionary Biology, an undergraduate major jointly offered by the Departments of Anthropology and Ecology & Evolution.
The Department of Anthropology seeks a Physiologist with an evolutionary perspective. Research area may include, but is not limited to, behavioral endocrinology/genetics, musculoskeletal physiology, digestive physiology or sensory physiology/ecology. The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate course on the physiology of human behavior for the Human Evolutionary Biology major and develop advanced courses in his/her area of expertise. The candidate will be expected to secure external research funding, and play an active role in our highly ranked graduate programs. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the starting date and a strong publication record.
Applicants should apply via AcademicJobsOnline.Org http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2572. Applications should include a cover letter stating research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, up to three examples of publications, and three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers through AcademicJobsOnline.Org). Applications should be addressed to the Physiology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, SBS Bldg. S-501, Circle Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794-4364, USA. For full consideration applications and letters of reference should be submitted by March 30, 2013. Questions about the search should be directed to the Physiology Search Committee at <anthropology@stonybrook.edu>. Stony Brook University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

2012

Primate Evolutionary Ecologist
Stony Brook University

As an initial appointment in an interdepartmental initiative in Human
Evolutionary Biology, Stony Brook University invites applications for a
tenure-track position in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the
level of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2013. The successful
candidate for this position will have an outstanding research program, a
commitment to excellence in teaching, and will participate along with our
recent hire in human population genetics in a new undergraduate initiative
in Human Evolutionary Biology coordinated with the Department of
Anthropology.

We seek an individual specializing in the evolutionary genomics of
primates, including humans. Basic descriptive, statistical modeling, or
bioinformatics approaches will be considered. The successful candidate
will be responsible for developing and teaching an undergraduate course in
primate genomics. The candidate will be expected to teach additional
undergraduate or graduate courses in his or her area of expertise, secure
external research funding, and play an active role in our highly ranked
graduate programs.

Stony Brook is located on the north shore of eastern Long Island, NY, amid
extensive farmland and vineyards and miles of beaches, with easy access to
the cultural resources of New York City. This is a great place to
establish a career.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the starting date and a strong publication
record. Please upload a letter of application (including research and
teaching interests), a New York State Employment application form (see
application page), a curriculum vitae, and up to three examples of
publications to
http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/ee/cv_upload/cv_primate_genomics.html. Provide
the names and email addresses of three referees on the online application
form and ask them to submit their letters of reference to
http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/ee/cv_upload/ref_primate_genomics.html. For
full consideration, applications and letters of recommendation should be
submitted on line before February 21, 2013. Questions about this position
should be directed to Mike Bell (mabell@life.bio.sunysb.edu). Stony Brook
University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

University of Winnipeg, Department of Anthropology – Teaching Position – Instructor
For more information please see the following http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/cms-filesystem-action/hr-docs/fac-posvac/january_2013/anthro1_jan22_2013.pdf

McMaster University, Department of Anthropology – Teaching Stream Position – Assistant Professor
For more information please see http://www.mcmaster.ca/vpacademic/Anthropology-TeachingTrackAD2012.html

Binghamton University, State University of New York
Binghamton University, State University of New York (SUNY), Anthropology
Department seeks a biological anthropologist for a tenure-track appointment
at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2013. Applicants must have
a PhD, demonstrated teaching experience, an active research program, and
publications. The areas of expertise within biological anthropology should
include bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology, and skeletal biology.
Geographic area is open, but linkage with other faculty working in Europe
and the Near East, Oceania, or North/South America is desirable. Applicants
should review the graduate and undergraduate programs and other faculty
interests at http://www.binghamton.edu/anthropology/. In addition to
offering courses in her/his specific areas of interest, the successful
candidate will contribute to teaching core courses for the anthropology
department at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as the MS
program in biomedical anthropology. Formal review of applications will
begin 20 November 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications consisting of a cover letter addressing teaching and research
interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references
must be sent electronically by visiting
http://Binghamton.interviewexchange.com. In addition, hard copies should be
sent to: Chair, Biological Anthropology Search Committee, Department of
Anthropology, Binghamton University, P.O. Box 6000, Binghamton, NY
13902-6000. Questions about the position may be directed to
anthsrch@binghamton.edu.

Binghamton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Bioarchaeology- University of Toronto Scarborough

Position Title / Rank: Tenure Stream –Bioarchaeology Ref # 1201298

Faculty: University of Toronto Scarborough

Deadline: November 20, 2012

The Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto Scarborough, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Bioarchaeology at the rank of Assistant Professor starting on July 1, 2013.

Applicants with active field research, particularly in North America or Africa, are preferred. We seek dedicated, experienced teachers able and willing to teach first and second year introductory courses in biological anthropology and archaeology in addition to upper level courses in bioarchaeology and human osteology.

Candidates must have a PhD in Anthropology at the time of application or be very close to completion. Candidates must also have a record of excellence in research, show potential to develop an independently funded research program, exhibit demonstrated excellence as an undergraduate instructor and potential for excellence as a graduate teacher and supervisor. The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. The University also offers opportunities to work in a range of collaborative programs and centres of research. In addition to teaching in the undergraduate program at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the successful candidate will be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto and will be expected to teach in its graduate programs and supervise graduate students. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Please ensure that you include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three referees. At a later stage we may request submission of writing samples and a teaching dossier. If you have questions about this position, please contact anthropology-chair@utsc.utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

The closing date for applications is November 20, 2012.

For more information about the Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto Scarborough, please visit: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci/anthropology

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Anthropology – Human Evolutionary Biology – Biostatistician
Stony Brook University

As part of an interdepartmental initiative in Human Evolutionary Biology, Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2013. The successful candidate for this position will have an outstanding research program, a commitment to excellence in teaching and will participate in a new undergraduate major in Human Evolutionary Biology jointly offered by the Departments of Anthropology and Ecology & Evolution.

The Department of Anthropology seeks a Biostatistician with a strong anthropological focus. The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate course in biostatistics for Human Evolutionary Biology majors and develop an advanced biostatistics course for graduate students in the Anthropological Sciences Ph.D. program. Strong preference will be given to a candidate with expertise in one or more of the following: mixed-effects models, phylogenetic comparative methods, nonparametric statistics, and/or mathematical modeling. Ability to write code (e.g. R or MatLab) is desirable. The candidate must have a demonstrated research interest in evolutionary morphology or behavioral ecology.

The candidates will be expected to teach additional undergraduate courses in their area of expertise, secure external research funding, and play an active role in our highly ranked graduate program. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by starting date and a strong publication record.

Applicants should apply via AcademicJobsOnline.Org http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/1856. Applications should include a cover letter stating research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, up to three examples of publications, and three references letters (to be submitted by the reference writers through AcademicJobsOnline.Org). Applications should be addressed to the Biostatistician Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-4364, USA. For full consideration applications and letters of reference should be submitted before October 5, 2012. Questions about the search should be directed to the Biostatistician Search Committee at <anthropology@stonybrook.edu>. Stony Brook University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

Memorial University, Department of Archaeology

Position: Physical Anthropology, Tenure-Track

Closing Date: October 26, 2012

POSITION#: VPA-ARCH-2012-001

The Department of Archaeology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Bioarchaeology or Physical Anthropology. The successful candidate will have an excellent record in research and teaching. Areas of expertise that complement and extend the department’s interests will be preferred. These may include, but are not limited to, the following: human osteology, palaeopathology, forensic anthropology, palaeoanthropology, ancient demography and palaeonutrition. You will be expected to implement an active program of research, contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching and supervision, and fulfill service responsibilities. The Department of Archaeology has a strong program of research with specific emphasis in North Atlantic archaeology, biomolecular archaeology, subsistence and settlement studies, historic archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, aboriginal studies and archaeological theory. You will be joining a dynamic and engaged group in a growing department. For more information about the Department of Archaeology visit www.mun.ca/archaeology/about/. Please send a letter of application, CV, an example of scholarly work, evidence of teaching excellence, and three reference letters to: Dr. Lisa Rankin, Head, Department of Archaeology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5S7. Phone: (709) 864-8192; fax (709) 864-2374; email: kwoosley@mun.ca.

Tenure track positions will normally commence July 1, 2013, subject to budgetary approval, and will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor. The positions normally require a completed doctoral degree in the appropriate discipline. A completed earned doctorate (or recognized terminal qualification in the discipline) is required for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. (If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.). Letters of application should be sent to the Head of the department, accompanied by a current curriculum vitæ, a teaching dossier, the names and addresses of three persons who can supply a letter of reference, and such additional materials as may be specified above. The application must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and research. Applications should reach the Head no later than October 26, 2012.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering di­verse undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. With over 185 regular faculty members in 16 academic departments and a wide variety of interdisciplinary major, minor and diploma programs, the Faculty of Arts offers breadth, depth and diversity. Counting around 5000 students with declared majors or minors, and with strong graduate programs, the Faculty is committed to providing solid teaching and research support to new appointees. The Faculty of Arts houses, among other units, the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), ISER Books and the Digital Research Centre for Qualitative Fieldwork. It is also home to outstanding archival collections, including the Maritime History Archive, the Folklore and Language Archive and the Native Language Archive. Memorial’s Queen Elizabeth II Library has excellent holdings with the most extensive collection of journals in the region. Please see http://www.mun.ca/arts/.

2011

Mount Royal University Assistant Professor Anthropology 
The Department of Sociology & Anthropology

Competition: 8714AS

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ANTHROPOLOGY

Position Type:Limited Term

Term:Aug. 2012

Department:Sociology & Anthropology

Date Posted:December 16, 2011

Closing Date:March 15, 2012

Description:The Department of Sociology & Anthropology invites applications for a one-year limited-term position at the level of Assistant Professor, which will commence August 15, 2012, subject to final budgetary approval.

Since opening in 1910, Mount Royal has embraced change in order to meet the needs of the people and community it serves. At Mount Royal students experience high quality education enhanced by smaller class sizes, personalized learning and a single-minded dedication to premier undergraduate learning. Mount Royal is known for its collegial working environment.

Duties:The Department of Sociology & Anthropology currently offers a baccalaureate degree program in Arts with a major, minor, and Honours in Sociology & Anthropology.

Limited-term faculty are hired into the teaching/service (TS) pattern, which focuses on teaching and service only.

The successful applicant must be qualified to teach ANTH 2229: Anthropology of “Race”, a biologically based historical and critical approach to the study of race. S/he will also be able to teach introductory courses in anthropology and senior-level courses in biological anthropology. The successful applicant must also be involved in course, program, discipline, and department affairs.

Qualifications:A Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related discipline is preferred; a Master’s degree is required. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence.

A complete dossier including a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three academic reference letters, and evidence of teaching excellence, should be submitted quoting competition #8714AS.For further information concerning the position please contact Bruce Foster, Acting Chair, Department Sociology & Anthropology at 403.440.5948 or bfoster@mtroyal.ca

Closing Date:March 15, 2012

Reply To:MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES 4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE S.W. CALGARY, AB T3E 6K6 FAX: 403.440.6629 E-mail: webapply@mtroyal.ca

Submit a separate covering letter and resume for each position you are applying for, quoting appropriate competition number to the address noted above.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

If applying by email, please send your resume as an attachment, in either

.doc, .docx or .pdf formats only

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and its scholarship including but not limited to Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and individuals of any ethnic, national or socio-economic background.

Canada Research Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice
Assistant or Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts

For position details go to
http://umanitoba.ca/cgi-bin/human_resources/jobs/view.pl?posting_id=88450

Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine
Assistant Professor in area of Health Social Sciences

For position details go to
http://umanitoba.ca/cgi-bin/human_resources/jobs/view.pl?posting_id=88492

Program for Human Evolutionary Biology
Two Positions

As initial appointments in an interdepartmental initiative in Human Evolutionary Biology, Stony Brook University invites applications for two tenure-track positions, one each in the Departments of Anthropology and Ecology and Evolution, at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2012. Successful candidates for these positions will have an outstanding research program, a commitment to excellence in teaching and will participate in a new interdepartmental university initiative in Human Evolutionary Biology.

The Department of Anthropology seeks an individual specializing in an evolutionary approach to the study of human behavior in traditional (living or historic) or westernized human populations. Research areas may include optimal foraging, mating strategies, sexual conflict, life history theory, cooperation and aggression, disease and immunology, or other areas in behavioral ecology or evolutionary psychology. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching an undergraduate course on the evolutionary basis of behavior.

The Department of Ecology and Evolution seeks an individual specializing in human population genetics or evolutionary genomics of primates, including humans. Basic descriptive, statistical modeling, or bioinformatic approaches will be considered.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching an undergraduate course on human population genetics or primate genomics.

Both candidates will be expected to teach additional undergraduate or graduate courses in their area of expertise, secure external research funding and play an active role in our highly ranked graduate programs. Stony Brook is located on the north shore of eastern Long Island, NY, amid extensive farmlands and vineyards, miles of beaches, and easy access to the cultural resources of New York City. This is a great place to establish a career and a nice place to be. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by starting date and a strong publication record. Applicants should apply by email and application should include a letter of application (including research and teaching interests), curriculum vitae, up to three examples of publications, and request that three letters of recommendation be sent to: the Human Evolutionary Biology Search Committee, at either the Department of Anthropology or Ecology and Evolution (depending upon position applied for), Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794. For full consideration applications should be submitted before November 1, 2011. Applications for the Anthropology position should be emailed to Megan.Alberti@stonybrook.edu <mailto:Megan.Alberti@stonybrook.edu> and for the Ecology and Evolution position they should be submitted online at http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/ee/recruitment.htm <http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/ee/recruitment.htm> . Questions about the search should be directed to Diane Doran-Sheehy (ddoran@notes.cc.sunysb.edu <mailto:ddoran@notes.cc.sunysb.edu> ) or Walt Eanes (weanes@notes.cc.sunysb.edu <mailto:weanes@notes.cc.sunysb.edu> ). Stony Brook University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Visiting Assistant Professor

Biological Anthropologist
St. Lawrence University

The Department of Anthropology at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in biological anthropology (potentially renewable for up to three years), beginning August 2012.  Qualified candidates will teach our required introductory course in Human Origins as well as an upper-level research seminar in biological anthropology.  Course load is three per semester; the particular array of remaining courses is open but should complement the offerings of a four-field anthropology department and take advantage of the department’s physical anthropology teaching collections.  Candidates with Ph.D. in hand preferred; ABDs also acceptable.

SLU is a small, liberal arts college in upstate New York and an equal opportunity employer wishing to increase the diversity of our faculty; candidates from ethnic backgrounds typically under-represented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply.  Strong evidence of desire and ability to teach in a small liberal arts college setting is essential.

To apply, please send a detailed cover letter that addresses teaching philosophy and desire to teach in a small, liberal arts environment; CV; teaching evaluations; and names and addresses (including email contacts) of three references to: Shinu Abraham, Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY, 13617.  Formal review of applications will begin on February 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

For additional information about St. Lawrence University and the Anthropology Department, please visit our website at http://www.stlawu.edu/academics/programs/anthropology.  St. Lawrence University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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The University of Manitoba
Department of Anthropology

Faculty of Arts
Position Number 13693

The Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba invites applications for an entry level, full-time tenure-track appointment in biological anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2012 or soon thereafter. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment.

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 a program of research focused on health or nutrition in contemporary populations. 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 publications. Duties will include undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching and supervision, research, and service to the University community. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications for this position must include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a sample of published research. As well, three confidential letters of reference must be received directly from the applicant’s referees. Candidates should also include evidence of effective teaching, such as teaching evaluations and sample course outlines. Applications and letters of reference should be sent to:

Dr. Susan Frohlick, Acting Head
Department of Anthropology
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2.

The deadline for receipt of applications is November 28, 2011. Further information concerning the Department and the University may be obtained from http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/departments/anthropology or by email from umanthro@cc.umanitoba.ca.

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 curriculum vitas may be provided to participating members of the search process.

 

Ohio State University
Department of Anthropology

The Ohio State University seeks a physical anthropologist with expertise in
skeletal biology and quantitative analysis for a tenure-track assistant
professor position beginning academic year, 2012-2013, pending budgetary
approval.  Teaching and research interests should be compatible with the
department’s focus on evolutionary anthropology, primate and human
ecological adaptations, and with applications to bioarchaeology and forensic
anthropology.  Research and teaching expertise in biostatistics and
quantitative methods preferred.  Ph.D. required.  Evidence of productivity
and excellence in research and teaching required.  Application deadline is
November 1, 2011. Send letter of application, CV, and contact information
for three references to Dr. Sam Stout, Chair, Anthropology Search Committee,
Department of Anthropology, 4034 Smith Laboratory, 174 W. 18th Avenue, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210-1106 or by email
(stout.126@osu.edu).  To build a diverse workforce, Ohio State University
encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities,
veterans, and women.  EEO/AA employer.

Buffalo State College
AnthropologyDepartment Assistant Professor

Buffalo State College, tenure-track assistant professor, Anthropology Department, to begin September 1, 2012. Competitive salary.

Responsibilities: Teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in physical/biological anthropology. Conduct research, publish results. Supervise student internships and undergraduate research. Mentor, advise undergraduate students. Engage in service activities.

Required Qualifications:  Ph.D. in anthropology (or equivalent) with specialization in physical/biological anthropology. Evidence of scholarly potential and commitment to undergraduate education.

Preferred Qualifications: Expertise and ability to teach an introductory course in human origins and upper-division courses in human variation, human evolution, and forensic anthropology. Research/teaching interests in applied anthropology.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2011 and continue until position is filled, subject to budgetary constraints. Send letter of application, CV, and contact information for 3 professional references to: https://jobs.buffalostate.edu/

For more information about the college, visit www.buffalostate.edu.

Buffalo State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

University of California, Santa Barbara
Department of Anthropology

The University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Anthropology, Integrative Anthropological Sciences Unit (IAS), invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2012. We seek a biological anthropologist specializing in human biology with an active field and laboratory research program focusing on areas such as human physiology, reproduction, endocrinology, growth and development, health and disease, life history, population biology, immunology, epidemiology, genetics, or neurobiology. Preferred candidates should ground their work in evolutionary and ecological theory and have a research program that complements existing expertise in UCSB’s IAS Unit. Geographical area of specialization is open.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach lower-division courses in biological or ecological anthropology and upper-division and graduate courses in areas of specialization. The ability to direct graduate students and to advance the IAS focus on human biological research are important requirements.

Applicants must have completed the Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Applications are due by December 20, 2011 for primary consideration but the position will remain open until filled. Applications must include: 1) a letter detailing research experience and plans, 2) a statement of teaching experience and courses one could teach, 3) a curriculum vitae, 4) names and contact information for three referees (including email addresses). The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All applications should be submitted to:
IAS Search Committee
Department of Anthropology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3210

Program for Human Evolutionary Biology
Two Positions

As initial appointments in an interdepartmental initiative in Human Evolutionary Biology, Stony Brook University invites applications for two tenure-track positions, one each in the Departments of Anthropology and Ecology and Evolution, at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2012. Successful candidates for these positions will have an outstanding research program, a commitment to excellence in teaching and will participate in a new interdepartmental university initiative in Human Evolutionary Biology.

The Department of Anthropology seeks an individual specializing in an evolutionary approach to the study of human behavior in traditional (living or historic) or westernized human populations. Research areas may include optimal foraging, mating strategies, sexual conflict, life history theory, cooperation and aggression, disease and immunology, or other areas in behavioral ecology or evolutionary psychology. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching an undergraduate course on the evolutionary basis of behavior.

The Department of Ecology and Evolution seeks an individual specializing in human population genetics or evolutionary genomics of primates, including humans. Basic descriptive, statistical modeling, or bioinformatic approaches will be considered.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching an undergraduate course on human population genetics or primate genomics.

Both candidates will be expected to teach additional undergraduate or graduate courses in their area of expertise, secure external research funding and play an active role in our highly ranked graduate programs. Stony Brook is located on the north shore of eastern Long Island, NY, amid extensive farmlands and vineyards, miles of beaches, and easy access to the cultural resources of New York City. This is a great place to establish a career and a nice place to be. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by starting date and a strong publication record. Applicants should apply by email and application should include a letter of application (including research and teaching interests), curriculum vitae, up to three examples of publications, and request that three letters of recommendation be sent to: the Human Evolutionary Biology Search Committee, at either the Department of Anthropology or Ecology and Evolution (depending upon position applied for), Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794. For full consideration applications should be submitted before November 1, 2011. Applications for the Anthropology position should be emailed to Megan.Alberti@stonybrook.edu <mailto:Megan.Alberti@stonybrook.edu> and for the Ecology and Evolution position they should be submitted online at http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/ee/recruitment.htm <http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/ee/recruitment.htm> . Questions about the search should be directed to Diane Doran-Sheehy (ddoran@notes.cc.sunysb.edu <mailto:ddoran@notes.cc.sunysb.edu> ) or Walt Eanes (weanes@notes.cc.sunysb.edu <mailto:weanes@notes.cc.sunysb.edu> ). Stony Brook University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

University of California, Davis
Department of Anthropology
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PRIMATOLOGY

 

The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Primatology. We seek an anthropologically trained primatologist.  The successful applicant will show a clear plan for a continuing program of research that complements current faculty strengths within the Anthropology Department and across campus, including the California National Primate Research Center. Preference is for candidates who have an active field or laboratory research program.

 

This position is a nine-month appointment within the Department of Anthropology.  The proposed beginning date is July 1, 2012.  Teaching duties include four courses per academic year (quarter system) at the introductory, advanced undergraduate, and graduate level, including an introduction to biological anthropology (Human Evolutionary Biology). The candidate will develop additional classes, perform undergraduate and graduate advising, and supervise graduate and undergraduate student research. The University of California, Davis, and the Department of Anthropology are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus environment that supports equality and diversity.

 

Deadline for application submission is December 15, 2011.  Applicants should prepare a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and goals, a copy of one publication representing your current research, and the names and addresses of three referees.  Applications must be submitted online to http://anthro.facultysearch.ucdavis.edu.   Address letters to: Tim Weaver, Primatology Search Committee,  Department of Anthropology.  Address administrative questions to Grace de Guzman, phone: 530-754-4936; fax: 530-752-8885; email:gdeguzman@ucdavis.edu.

 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. This employer offers employment benefits to domestic partners and spouses of employees.

2010

University of Western Ontario
Canada Research Chair in Human Displacement and International Migration

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Western Ontario
invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair in the area
of Human Displacement and International Migration. We seek a
researcher whose work can shed light in both theoretical and
ethnographic terms on the processes driving migration and
displacement and the consequences of such movement. This research will
be integrated into our graduate program and will be closely allied to
the Centre for Migration and Ethnic Relations in the Faculty of Social
Science. Detailed information about this position can be found at the
following URL:

http://www.anthropology.uwo.ca/pdf/jobs/crc_ad_sept_2010.pdf

Baylor University
Tenure Track archaeology position

Baylor University invites applications for an anthropological archaeologist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will have a PhD, a strong commitment to both research and undergraduate teaching, and will be able to support the course offerings for our B.A. and B.S. degrees in Anthropology. Topical and geographic specializations are open but should complement those of existing faculty; applicants with technical expertise in at least one of the following areas are especially encouraged to apply – lithic analysis, ceramic analysis, GIS, or archeobotany. The successful candidate will have an active research program and a proven record of publication. Baylor University rewards excellence in teaching and research with competitive salaries and benefits, including start-up funds for young scholars demonstrating excellent potential in their field.

Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is the oldest university in Texas and the world’s largest Baptist University. For more information about the Department of Anthropology, Forensic Science and Archaeology at Baylor and to see more about our programs, please see our departmental website: http://www.baylor.edu/afsa.

Applications will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2010 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be completed by October 15, 2010.

Baylor is a Baptist university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply. Please send letter of application, CV, statements of teaching and research interests, official transcripts, and names and contact information for three references to Chair, Anthropology Search Committee, One Bear Place #97173 Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798-7173.

Purdue University
Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology

Requirements: The Department of Anthropology at Purdue University seeks
applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor of biological
anthropology position beginning August 2011. A Ph.D. in Anthropology is
required at the time of appointment. Area of specialization may include past
or present non-human primates or humans and should complement current
faculty interests in health, nutrition, and/or the environment. We encourage
applicants whose research would foster collaborations within the department
and university. The position will require conducting original research,
undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring, as well as participation
in departmental and university service and engagement activities.

Application: Applicants should send a letter of interest that indicates
current and future research programs and teaching experience, a CV, and the
names and contact information of three references to: Biological
Anthropology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Purdue
University, 700 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN, 47907-2059. For full
consideration applications should be received by November 15, 2010;
applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Purdue
University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action
employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

For more information about the Department of Anthropology, visit our
webpage: www.cla.purdue.edu/anthropology

Société du Musée canadien des civilisations
Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation

Curator, Western Canadian Archaeology
E7P ($57,844 – $72,305)
Permanent Full-Time Position – Position Number 9396
(This position is subject to the Museum scholars’ promotion policy, with a potential maximum salary of $116,787)

The Archeology and History Division is currently seeking a dynamic individual who will, under the direction of the Director, Archaeology and History, propose, research and plan exhibitions; plan and conduct problem-oriented archaeological research in western Canada and adjacent regions; communicate the results of this research to a variety of publics and through a variety of media, including scholarly publications; curate and contribute to other exhibitions as appropriate; contribute to collections development and public programming; provide professional leadership and inform and influence a wide variety of audiences about the archaeology of Western Canada; perform related duties as assigned.

As the ideal candidate, you hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Canadian Archaeology.

You possess knowledge of:

• The archaeology of the Canadian Prairie Provinces and/or British Columbia and adjacent regions;
• Scholarly research and research methods in Archaeology and related disciplines;
• Applied research in a museum environment;
• The Canadian Museum of Civilization’s programs and activities.

You have experience in:

• Conducting complex and extensive research on the archaeology of western Canada and adjacent regions;
• Writing scholarly books and articles, and communicating in other media, on the archaeology of Western Canada, and related topics;
• Exhibitions development;
• Documenting and using museum collections;
• Presenting information through popular writing, lectures and exhibitions to the general public.

Since you will be working in a highly computerized environment, a demonstrated experience of word processing (Word), electronic spreadsheet (Excel), presentation (Power Point) and electronic mail (Outlook) is required.

The following core competencies, which are a deciding measure of success for this challenging opportunity, are: Conceptual Thinking; Concern for Order and Quality; Expertise; Impact and Influence; Planning & Initiative; Teamwork and Cooperation.

External candidates can access definitions of these Core competencies on our web site. CMCC’s employees can access the employee’s Infocenter/CMCC Core competencies Dictionary on the Intranet.

This position requires the use of both Official Languages (French/English) BBB imperative and an enhanced reliability check. For a detailed definition of the linguistic level required, access our web site. Please note that this position is open to CMCC employees, external candidates and applicants of our inventory.

The Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation is committed to the principles of Employment Equity and to achieving a workforce which is representative of the Canadian population. We strongly encourage candidates to self-identify if they are an Aboriginal person, a member of a visible minority group or a person with a disability.

We thank all candidates for showing interest in our Corporation; however, only retained candidates will be contacted.

The Corporation may inventory the information received from candidates for other similar positions.

Interested in this opportunity? Please apply no later than October 29, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. as instructed on the web site: www.civilization.ca/careers under “Current Job Opportunities”.
Conservateur (trice), Archéologie de l’Ouest canadien
E7P (57 844 $ – 72 305 $)
Poste permanent temps plein – Poste numéro 9396
(Ce poste est assujetti à la politique de promotion des chercheurs du Musée; avec un salaire potentiel maximal de 116 787 $)

La Division Archaéologie et Histoire est présentement à la recherche d’une personne dynamique capable, sous la supervision du Directeur de la Division Archéologie et Histoire, de proposer, faire des recherches et planifier des expositions; entreprendre la planification et la mise en œuvre de projets de recherche orientés vers les problèmes spécifiques à l’archéologie de l’Ouest canadien et des régions environnantes; diffuser les résultats de ces recherches auprès d’une clientèle variée sur des plateformes multiples y compris les revues scientifiques et les expositions; agir à titre de conservateur et participer à la planification d’expositions supplémentaires, le cas échéant; contribuer au développement des collections et à l’élaboration des programmes publics; faire preuve de leadership professionnel en utilisant ses connaissances pour informer et influencer différents auditoires sur l’archéologie de l’Ouest canadien; accomplir des tâches connexes.

À titre de candidat(e) idéal(e), vous détenez un Doctorat (Ph D ou l’équivalent) en archéologie du Canada.

Vous possédez une connaissance:

• De l’archéologie des Prairies des provinces canadiennes et/ou la Colombie Britannique ainsi que les régions environnantes;
• De la recherche fondamentale et des méthodes de recherche en archéologie et dans les disciplines connexes;
• De la recherche appliquée en milieu muséal;
• Des programmes et des activités du Musée canadien des civilisations.

Vous possédez de l’expérience dans:

• La conduite d’une recherche complexe et approfondie sur l’archéologie de l’Ouest canadien et des régions avoisinantes;
• La rédaction de livres savants et d’articles scientifiques, et dans la communication avec des plateformes multiples, portant sur l’archéologie de l’Ouest canadien et les sujets qui y sont liés;
• Le développement d’expositions;
• La documentation et l’utilisation des collections du musée;
• La présentation de renseignements au moyen d’écrits de vulgarisation, de conférences et d’expositions à l’intention du public.

Puisque vous devrez travailler dans un environnement hautement informatisé, une expérience démontrée des logiciels de traitement de texte (Word), de chiffrier électronique (Excel), de présentation (Power Point) et de courrier électronique (Outlook) est requise.

Les compétences clés suivantes sont jugées essentielles au succès de cette possibilité remplie de défis: Expertise ; Impact et influence ; Pensée conceptuelle; Planification et initiative; Préoccupation de l’ordre et de la qualité; Travail d’équipe et de coopération.

Les candidats externes peuvent consulter notre site Web pour une définition des compétences clés. Les employé(e)s de la SMCC peuvent consulter l’Infocentre des employé(e)s/Dictionnaire des compétences de la SMCC dans l’Intranet.

Ce poste requiert l’utilisation des deux langues officielles (Français/Anglais) BBB impératif et une vérification de fiabilité approfondie. Pour une définition plus détaillée du niveau linguistique requis, consulter notre site Web. Veuillez noter que ce poste s’adresse aux employé(e)s de la SMCC, aux candidat(e)s externes ainsi qu’aux candidat(e)s du répertoire.

La Société du Musée canadien des civilisations souscrit au principe d’équité en matière d’emploi et nous nous efforçons d’avoir une main-d’œuvre qui reflète la population canadienne. Nous encourageons fortement les candidats et candidates à préciser volontairement leur groupe d’appartenance : peuples autochtones, groupes de minorités visibles, ou personnes handicapées.

Nous remercions tous les candidat(e)s de l’intérêt qu’ils nous témoignent; cependant, nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les candidat(e)s retenu(e)s.

La Société peut inventorier l’information reçue des candidat(e)s pour des postes similaires.

Cette possibilité d’emploi vous intéresse? Faites parvenir votre demande avant le 29 octobre 2010 à 16h en postulant sur le site web www.civilisations.ca/emplois sous « Opportunités actuelles ».

Rutgers University
Tenure Track Position in Primatology

The DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New
Brunswick campus invites applications for a tenure-track position in primatology at
the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level to start Fall 2011, contingent upon funding.
Applicants should specialize in the ecology and behavior of nonhuman primates and
complement our expanding, comprehensive program in Evolutionary Anthropology. The
ideal candidate will pursue multidisciplinary research addressing models of primate
behavioral ecology with relevance for understanding human evolution. Preference will
be given to applicants who conduct fieldwork at sites that support graduate student
training and research. A background or research experience with genetic aspects of
primate behavioral ecology is desirable but not mandatory.

Candidates holding the Ph.D. are preferred, but in exceptional cases ABDs will be
considered. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in scholarship, teaching, and
ongoing field research. Application materials should include a curriculum vitae, a
statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of excellence in teaching,
and the names and contact information of three references. Send materials to Dr.
Ryne Palombit, Chair of the Search Committee, at:search@anthropology.rutgers.edu
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2010, and will continue until the
position is filled. Rutgers is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with
an historical commitment to hiring underrepresented groups.

University of Ackland
Lecturer/Senior Lecture in Biological Anthropology

See pdf file for details

New York University
Tenure-Track Position in Biological Anthropology, Department of
Anthropology, Arts and Science

The Department of Anthropology invites applications from outstanding
scholars for a tenure-track position, at the junior or mid-career level, to
start September 1, 2011, pending administrative and budgetary approval.  The
department is looking for scholars with exceptional records in teaching and
research in biological anthropology specializing in, skeletal biology,
functional anatomy, ontogeny or life history studies and/or quantitative
approaches to morphology.  It is anticipated that the candidate will
complement and strengthen departmental interests in evolutionary
primatology, skeletal morphology, dental anthropology, human paleontology,
molecular primatology, and primate behavioral ecology.  The successful
candidate will be affiliated with the Center for the Study of Human Origins
and with the New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology.

Application deadline is November 15, 2010.  To apply, see the NYU Department
of Anthropology web site at http://anthropology.as.nyu.edu.  Instructions
can be found under the homepage link “Employment”. NYU is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Société du Musée canadien des civilisations
Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation

Research Assistant, Human Remains Repatriation E4 ($42,370 – $50,845)
Temporary Part-Time Position – Position Number 90293-01
(up to one (1) year term – three (3) days per week)

The Archaeology and History Division is currently seeking a dynamic individual who will, under the supervision of the Director, Archaeology and History, and the immediate supervision of the Physical Anthropology Researcher (position #10116), Archaeology and History Division, conduct inventories of the Canadian Museum of Civilization’s(CMCs) human remains collections and collections which may contain human remains; match collections with repatriation requests and catalogue information; undertake scientific research, description and documentation of collections and perform other related duties.

As the ideal candidate, you hold a Masters degree in human osteology or a related field
You possess knowledge of:

You have at least one (1) year experience in:

The following core competencies, which are a deciding measure of success for this challenging opportunity, are: Client Focus; Concern for Order and Quality; Expertise; Information Seeking; Planning & Initiative; Teamwork and Cooperation.

CMCC’s employees can access the employee’s Infocenter/CMCC Core competencies Dictionary on the Intranet. External candidates can access definitions of these Core competencies on our web site. CMCC’s employees can access the employee’s Infocenter/CMCC Core competencies Dictionary on the Intranet.

This position requires the use of English and an enhanced reliability check. Please note that this position is open to CMCC employees, external candidates and applicants of our inventory.

The Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation is committed to the principles of Employment Equity and to achieving a workforce which is representative of the Canadian population. We strongly encourage candidates to self-identify if they are an Aboriginal person, a member of a visible minority group or a person with a disability.

We thank all candidates for showing interest in our Corporation; however, only retained candidates will be contacted.

The Corporation may inventory the information received from candidates for other similar positions.

Interested in this opportunity? Please apply no later than July 23, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. as instructed on the web site: www.civilization.ca/careers under “Current Job Opportunities”.

Adjoint (e) de recherche – Rapatriement de restes humains
E4 (42 370 $ –  50 845 $)

Poste temporaire temps partiel – Poste numéro 90293-01
(terme allant jusqu’à un (1) an – trois (3) jours par semaine)

La Division Archéologie et Histoire est présentement à la recherche d’une personne dynamique capable, sous la direction du directeur, Archéologie et histoire, et sous la direction fonctionnelle du chercheur en anthropologie physique, de réaliser des inventaires des collections de restes humains et de collections pouvant contenir des restes humains du  Musée canadien des civilisations (MCC); faire correspondre les collections aux demandes de rapatriement et à l’information du catalogue; effectuer des recherches scientifiques, la description et la documentation de collections, et s’acquitter d’autres tâches connexes.

À titre de candidat(e) idéal(e), vous détenez une Maîtrise dans un domaine lié à l’ostéologie humaine ou dans un domaine connexe.

Vous possédez une connaissance:

Vous possédez au moins une (1) année d’expérience :

Les compétences clés suivantes sont jugées essentielles au succès de cette possibilité remplie de défis: Approche centrée sur le client ; Expertise ; Planification et initiative; Recherche d’information; Sensibilité organisationnelle; Travail d’équipe et de coopération.

Les candidats externes peuvent consulter notre site Web pour une définition des compétences clés. Les employé(e)s de la SMCC peuvent consulter l’Infocentre des employé(e)s/Dictionnaire des compétences de la SMCC dans l’Intranet.

Ce poste requiert l’utilisation de l’Anglais et une vérification de fiabilité approfondie. Veuillez noter que ce poste s’adresse aux employé(e)s de la SMCC, aux candidat(e)s externes ainsi qu’aux candidat(e)s du répertoire.

La Société du Musée canadien des civilisations souscrit au principe d’équité en matière d’emploi et nous nous efforçons d’avoir une main-d’œuvre qui reflète la population canadienne. Nous encourageons fortement les candidats et candidates à préciser volontairement leur groupe d’appartenance : peuples autochtones, groupes de minorités visibles, ou personnes handicapées.

Nous remercions tous les candidat(e)s de l’intérêt qu’ils nous témoignent; cependant, nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les candidat(e)s retenu(e)s.

La Société peut inventorier l’information reçue des candidat(e)s pour des postes similaires.

Cette possibilité d’emploi vous intéresse? Faites parvenir votre demande avant le 23 juillet 2010 à 16h en postulant sur le site web www.civilisations.ca/emplois sous « Opportunités actuelles ».

Archaeology Technicial

Department Name: Parks Canada Agency
Location: Various locations in Ontario but based out of Cornwall.
Classification: GT – 01
Salary: $38,448 to $43,283
Closing Date: March 19, 2010 – 23:59, Pacific Time Useful Information
Reference Number: CAP10J-009124-000012 Selection Process Number:
2010-02-COR-OC-0017 Employment Tenure: Position for a specific period of up
to six (6) months.
A list A list of qualified candidates may be established for future
consideration and to staff similar positions with various linguistic
profiles.
Vacancies: 16

Website: For further information on the department, please visit Parks
Canada Agency

Who Can Apply:

Useful Information
Persons residing or employed in Toronto (ON), and within a 560
kilometer radius of Toronto (ON), within Canadian territory,
extending to amongst others, Sault Ste-Marie (ON), Timmins (ON), Amos
(QC), Montréal (QC).

The distance between your residence or your employment location and
the position location will be determined using data provided by the
Natural Resources Canada’s Geographical Names of Canada website. For
information on how to use this website visit

http://www.jobs-emplois.gc.ca/centres/rd-ry-eng.htm.

Citizenship

Useful Information

Parks Canada Agency is a separate employer and is not subject to the Public
Service Employment Act. Parks Canada Agency considers applications from all
individuals who have legal status to work in Canada and does not give
preference to Canadian citizens.

Language Proficiency

Useful Information

Applicants must demonstrate in their application that they meet the
following merit criteria to be retained for further consideration.

English essential

Education

Useful Information

Completion of at least two (2) years of study at a university with
specialization in archaeology, either within a Department of Archaeology,
Anthropology or Classics.

Experience

Familiarity with archaeological fieldwork and laboratory duties.

Other Merit Criteria and Conditions of Employment

Possess a valid class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s license.
Willingness to work out of doors in inclement weather.
Willingness to travel and work away from home for prolonged periods of time,
as required.
Willingness to work weekends and statutory holidays, when necessary.
Willingness to wear and use protective/safety clothing and equipment, as
required.
Willingness to lift and carry loads (buckets of dirt, wheel barrows, and
equipment) of various sizes and weight in a safe manner.

Reliability Status. This factor is not used at the pre-selection stage. The
Department is responsible for the security clearance process.

Statement of Merit Criteria

Applicants who meet the above criteria will also be assessed against the
Statement of Merit Criteria for this position.

Work Environment

The Ontario Service Centre of Parks Canada is a network of professional and
technical expertise established to support National Parks, National Historic
Sites and National Marine Conservation Areas situated in the Province of
Ontario in the protection and presentation of cultural and natural
resources. Offices are located in Cornwall and Ottawa, Ontario.

Challenge

The incumbent assists in archaeological fieldwork and laboratory analysis
through hand excavation of archaeological resources; the recording of
archaeological data; the study and analysis of artefacts; and the
organization and complying of archaeological records for archival storage,
analysis, or shipment. Fieldwork can involve extended absences from home,
irregular work hours, exposure to variable weather conditions, and exposure
to various unpleasant, uncomfortable and potentially hazardous conditions in
urban and /or isolated areas.

Additional Requirements / Comments
As the screening board cannot make assumptions about your experience,
it is important that you clearly demonstrate to what degree you meet
the above experience elements giving detailed examples of each
element.
Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or (possibly) missing
information. Failure to do so may result in your application being
rejected.
Candidates will be required to pay for travel and relocation
expenses.
Candidates will be required to provide 2 names of references that can
be contacted by telephone.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of a Class G Driver’s
licence.
Information to be provided:

You must provide the following information when submitting your
application:
Your résumé.
You must ensure that you select at least one employment type when
submitting your application: Employment Tenure

Assistant Professor Position

Anthropology Department, Chico State, California

(Recruitment # 10-ANTHRO-01)

The Position: Assistant Professor, Biological/Physical Anthropology, Tenure Track, beginning Fall 2010. Position contingent on funding.

As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University’s 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment. http://www.csuchico.edu/sustainablefuture/

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD (by time of appointment) in biological/physical anthropology is required with an emphasis in forensic anthropology research and/or applications. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for excellence in college teaching and professional and scholarly activities, and an ability to teach quantitative methods. Capability to contribute to the forensic anthropology identification program is essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

Broad-based anthropological training and interests that complement the academic interests of current faculty are preferred. Backgrounds in teaching and research related to forensic anthropology, forensic sciences, molecular anthropology, human variation and/or bioarchaeology are desirable. In addition, candidates should demonstrate potential for successful grant and contract activities that support scholarly and/or applied research, and involve advanced undergraduates and graduate students. The candidate should have the ability to work with students in the Certificate in Forensic Identification and graduate -level biological anthropology students.

Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in teaching, scholarship and service. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in the candidate’s area of expertise as well as General Education courses in Anthropology at the undergraduate level, teach graduate level courses, and serve on MA thesis committees of graduate students in the Department. Teaching assignments are dependent on the background of the individual and the needs of the Department. The individual will also engage in scholarly and creative activities as a part of the expected duties for retention, tenure, and promotion. Candidates should be knowledgeable about and interested in working with California’s diverse population. Faculty are expected to maintain a productive research program and to participate in service to the program, University and community.

Salary: Assistant Professor Level, pay commensurate with education and experience.

The Department: The Department of Anthropology enrolls approximately 125 majors. It is committed to the four-field approach and offers certificate programs in Cultural Anthropology, Cultural Resources Management, Forensic Anthropology, and Museum Studies. The Department also supports a respected MA program producing graduates that have gone on to distinguished doctoral programs or obtained relevant employment. The Department is noted on campus for its excellence in teaching and as a student-centered learning environment.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin March 15, 2010. Applications received after that date may be considered. International candidates will be considered.

How to Apply: All applicants must complete the Application for Academic Employment Form, which is available on-line at http://www.csuchico.edu/vpaa/FA/Forms/FacultyEmplApp.doc

and are requested to complete an Applicant Information Questionnaire (Tenure Track) form, which is available on-line at http://www.csuchic.edu/vpaa/FA/Forms/AIQ-EmailVersion.doc . In addition, applicants must submit a complete and current curriculum vitae, as well as names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least 3 references. A letter of interest should indicate how the applicant’s qualifications relate to the job opening and articulate the applicant’s philosophy of education. Samples of written and published material may accompany the application with any additional supporting materials the candidate desires.

Submit to:

Chair, Biological Anthropologist Search Committee

Department of Anthropology

CSU, Chico

Chico, CA 95929-0400

Phone: 530-898-6192, TDD 530-898-5870

Materials can be submitted by e-mail attachment to: email: anth@csuchico.edu
An annual security report disclosing crime statistics for California State University, Chico, can be obtained by contacting the Chico State University Police Department (530-989-5555) or by accessing the following website: http://www.csuchico.edu/up/information/clery_act.html For disability-related accommodations, please call Faculty Affairs at (530) 898-5029 CSU, Chico is an EOE Employer and also only employs individuals authorized to work inthe U.S.

NIDI Director

The NIDI is a research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) engaged in the scientific study of population (demography). Its offices are located in the centre of The Hague. The institute has a staff of approximately 50 employees, most of whom researchers. The NIDI consists of two research departments: the Social Demography Department (SoDem) and the Projections, Migration and Health Department (PMH). Much of the institute’s funding comes from project financing. In addition, the institute has various management support units that are supervised by the deputy director.

The NIDI is currently looking for a Director.
The full announement is available at

http://www.iussp.org/Announcements/9jobs.php

2009

University of Toronto Scarborough Biological Anthropology

Position Title / Rank:Tenure Stream – Anthropology0900847

Faculty:University of Toronto Scarborough

Deadline:January 4, 2010

The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time, tenure-stream position in biological anthropology. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will be commence July 1, 2010. We seek candidates that can demonstrate excellence in teaching and research in biological anthropology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses in the program. We are interested in adding to our existing strengths in primate evolution, and a research focus on one or more of the following areas may be preferred: human and nonhuman primate genetic and morphological variation, growth, primate sexual selection, primate ecology, and human and primate paleontology.

Candidates must have a PhD in Anthropology by the time of appointment, must be very close to completion

and must demonstrate excellence in teaching and research in biological anthropology.

The University of Toronto Scarborough is a research-intensive institution with a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches. We serve a multicultural student body on a modern and spacious campus. The University of Toronto offers opportunities to conduct research, teach and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world, and to work in a range of collaborative programs and centres of research. The successful candidate will be a member of the Graduate Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto and will be expected to teach in the undergraduate program at Scarborough as well as in the graduate program. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to participate in developing and teaching in new graduate programs at Scarborough. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We strongly encourage you to submit your application online by clicking on the link below.Please ensure that you include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including teaching evaluations) and the names, addresses and email addresses ofthree referees.We encourage applicants to combine PDF or MS Word documents in one or two files.If you are unable to apply online, please submit your application quoting file 0900847 to:AnthroSearch@utsc.utoronto.ca

The closing date for applications is January 4, 2010.

For more information about the Department of Social Sciences, please visit http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci

http://www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Hunter College CUNY

Position Announcement – Physical Anthropology

Hunter College CUNY, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in physical anthropology effective 01 September 2010. We seek an an individual whose research program emphasizes hominid/hominin paleoanthropology.

Specialties of interest include, but are not limited to, morphology, development, and life history, from a explicitly evolutionary perspective. Candidates should have a commitment to teaching and a strong and active research program and publication record, including field and/or laboratory components. The Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.


Send 3 pdfs, your CV, a 1 page personal statement, and the names of 3 references to

Informal inquiries may be directed to Michael Steiper msteiper@hunter.cuny.edu

Hunter College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Americans with Disabilities Act / Immigration Reform and Control Act employer. Women and members of traditionally disadvantaged populations are especially encouraged to apply.

University of Missouri-Columbia
Department of Anthropology

University of Missouri-Columbia, Department of Anthropology seeks a
full-time, tenure-track biological anthropologist with an active research
program in human skeletal biology and who contributes to departmental focus
on human adaptation, ecology, and evolution. Appointment begins Aug. 15,
2010. Ph.D. required at the time employment begins; publications and
previous teaching experience desired. Typical courses may include skeletal
biology, paleopathology, human biological variation, growth and development.
Successful applicant will teach 2 courses/semester, advise graduate and
undergraduate students, publish, and seek outside grant funding. Send
letter of application, CV, reprint(s) or other sample(s) of work, and
evidence of teaching ability to Search Committee, Dept of Anth, 107 Swallow
Hall, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211-1440. Applications will be
reviewed beginning Nov. 15 and continue until position is filled. The
University of Missouri is an EOE/AA/ADA employer.

NYU
Department of Anthropology

Subject: Biological Anthropology position at NYU
The Department of Anthropology invites applications from outstanding
scholars for a tenure-track position, rank open (with preference for
junior or mid-career level), to start September 1, 2010, pending
administrative and budgetary approval. The department is looking for
scholars with exceptional records in teaching and research in biological
anthropology specializing in evolutionary development, developmental
biology, ontogeny or life history studies from a morphological, genetic
or behavioral perspective. It is anticipated that the candidate will
complement and strengthen departmental interests in evolutionary
primatology, skeletal morphology, dental anthropology, human
paleontology, molecular primatology, and primate behavioral ecology.
The successful candidate will be affiliated with the Center for the
Study of Human Origins and with the New York Consortium in Evolutionary
Primatology. Application deadline is November 15, 2009. Please send
letter, curriculum vitae, and names of three referees to: Professor
Terry Harrison, Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25
Waverly Place, New York, NY, 10003. NYU is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

2008

The Department of Anthropology of The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

The Department of Anthropology of The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in biological anthropology beginning Fall 2009. Ph.D. in Anthropology is expected to be in hand at the time of the appointment. We seek a biological anthropologist with biocultural research interests in one or more of the following: genetics, nutritional anthropology, maternal and child health, reproductive health and ecology, evolutionary medicine, international health, growth and development, or human adaptability. The successful applicant will have research skills and interests that contribute directly to our undergraduate and graduate programs, with particular reference to our Ph.D. program and its focus on biocultural medical anthropology. The proposed faculty member will have teaching responsibilities that include specific core undergraduate and graduate level classes and courses of their own development.

To apply, go to http://facultyjobs.ua.edu and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application (outlining research interests, plans and relevant experience) and a curriculum vitae. Send three letters of recommendation, examples of publications (PDF format is desirable), and teaching evaluations, if available, directly to Keith Jacobi (kjacobi@as.ua.edu) Biological Anthropology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Box 870210, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487-0210. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2008, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Department of Anthropology, Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College Department of Anthropology seeks a biological
anthropologist for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant. The
appointment will begin July 1, 2009 and the candidate must have PhD in hand
prior to that date.

Candidates should have an active program of research and scholarly
publications. We are especially interested in applicants whose research is centered in
paleoanthropology and/or human biology. Further, they must be committed to
excellent teaching of both introductory and advanced courses in biological
anthropology in an undergraduate four-field department of anthropology.
Biological anthropologists may also serve on the faculty of Dartmouth’s
graduate program in Ecology and Evolution. Formal review of applications
will begin by November 15, 2008 and will continue until the position is
filled. Submit a one-two page letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and
the names, electronic and postal addresses and telephone and fax numbers of
three references to:

Chair, Biological Anthropology Search Committee, Dartmouth College,
Department of Anthropology, 6047 Silsby Hall, Hanover, NH 03755-3547.

With parity between male and female undergraduate students and over one
quarter of the students being members of minority groups, Dartmouth is one
of the most diverse institutions of higher education in New England.
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer and
has a strong commitment to diversity. We encourage applications from a broad
spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, gay, lesbian, and
transgender persons, persons with disabilities, and veterans. Dartmouth
offers health insurance and other benefits to same-sex domestic partners.
Information about all of Dartmouth’s benefits is available on the web at
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~hrs/benefits/index.html.

The Department of Anthropology at McMaster University

The Department of Anthropology at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position in Physical Anthropology at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking a scholar with broad training in biological anthropology.  McMaster has a strong program that offers undergraduate and graduate training in health and nutrition in contemporary populations, molecular anthropology, skeletal and dental anthropology of past populations, and the anthropology of infectious disease.  We are looking for a candidate who can address the extensive range of research in biological anthropology, with particular expertise in one or more of molecular anthropology, anthropology of infectious disease, and health and nutrition.

The successful candidate will be an empirical researcher with an established field-based program in an international setting. We are seeking a scholar who can collaborate with faculty in other fields within the Anthropology Department, not just within physical anthropology. The successful candidate will also be a scholar who can develop research links and collaborations beyond the department. The candidate hired will be joining a department with graduate programs in cultural anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, and the anthropology of health, and with a strong tradition of collegiality and collaboration.

The candidate selected for this position will be expected to teach undergraduate lecture and seminar courses in physical anthropology, contribute to MA and PhD teaching and supervision, carry out an active research program leading to peer-reviewed publications, and take on administrative responsibilities. Preference will be given to candidates whose research complements and extends the department’s current strengths. A Ph.D in Physical Anthropology at the time of hire and evidence of effective university-level teaching are required.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. McMaster is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Applications should include a curriculum vita, the names and addresses (including email) of three referees, a statement of research interests and plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy and should be sent in electronic format, though an additional hard copy may be sent by regular mail. Letters of application should address how candidates are prepared to engage in the supervision of graduate students. Submit applications to:

Aubrey Cannon, Chair
Department of Anthropology
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S-4L9
Tel: (905) 525-9140, ext. 23920
Fax: (905) 522-5993
E-mail: cannona@mcmaster.ca

CLOSING DATE: December 1, 2008

The Department of Anthropology at McMaster University

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair Available in Physical Anthropology
The Department of Anthropology at McMaster University invites applications for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) faculty position in Skeletal and Dental Anthropology.  Candidates for Tier 1 CRC positions must be full professors or associate professors who are expected to be promoted to the full professor level within one or two years of the nomination. They must be outstanding and innovative researchers whose accomplishments have made a major impact in their fields; be recognized internationally as leaders in their fields; have superior records of attracting and supervising graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and will, as chairholders, be expected to attract excellent trainees, students and future researchers. In addition, the candidate must propose or be engaged in an original, innovative research program of the highest quality.

Candidates for McMaster’s Tier I CRC position in Skeletal and Dental Anthropology are expected to demonstrate outstanding research records in one or more of the following areas: skeletal and dental development: comparative patterns of growth and variability in human skeletal and dental development; demographic reconstruction, including methods of sex and age-at-death estimation; comparative analyses of markers of morbidity; and integration of biological and cultural influences in the analysis and interpretation of bioarchaeological remains.

The program in biological anthropology at McMaster University offers strong undergraduate and graduate training in health and nutrition in contemporary populations, molecular anthropology, and the anthropology of infectious disease.  Current laboratory facilities include the McMaster Anthropology Hard Tissue and Light Microscopy Laboratory and the McMaster Ancient DNA Centre.  Other departmental research facilities include the Fisheries Archaeology Research Laboratory and the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Research on Archaeological Ceramics (LIRAC).  The Tier 1 CRC will be able to take advantage of extant laboratory facilities and equipment and will develop new facilities through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) program and other external research funding.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. McMaster is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Applications should include a curriculum vita, the names and addresses (including email) of three referees, a statement of research interests and plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy, and should be sent in electronic format, though an additional hard copy may be sent by regular mail. Letters of application should address how candidates are prepared to engage in the supervision of graduate students. Submit applications to:

Aubrey Cannon, Chair
Department of Anthropology
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S-4L9
Tel: (905) 525-9140, ext. 23920
Fax: (905) 522-5993
E-mail: cannona@mcmaster.ca

CLOSING DATE: January 16 2009

ARCHAEOLOGY POSITION, SKIDMORE COLLEGE
Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Archaeology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to begin September 2009. We seek a broadly trained archaeologist able to integrate subdisciplinary perspectives in teaching and research. The successful applicant will have field work experience in the Americas and a demonstrated ability to involve students in field experiences. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to, gender, political economy, ethnoarchaeology, museology, art and symbolism, landscape or engaged archaeology. Desirable skills include GIS and/or collections management.

Position requires teaching introductory and upper division anthropology courses, including methods and theoretically and area focused topics. An interest in contributing to other interdisciplinary programs such as American Studies, Environmental Studies, Latin American Studies or Women’s Studies is also desirable. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, active scholarship, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college. Ph.D. required at time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Skidmore is on a semester system with a teaching load of five courses per year. The College offers employment benefits to domestic partners of employees and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. In keeping with Skidmore’s strategic initiatives to enhance the diversity of our campus community and intercultural and global understanding, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. To insure full consideration, applications should be received by October 31, 2008. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AAA meetings in November 2008. Send curriculum vitae and letter detailing teaching and research interests along with names of 3 referees to Catherine White Berheide, Associate Chair, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Electronic applications are encouraged (submit to lsantaga@skidmore.edu).

Skidmore College: http://cms.skidmore.edu/index.cfm

https://owa.skidmore.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://cms.skidmore.edu/index.cfm

Skidmore Anthropology: http://cms.skidmore.edu/anthropology/

Stony Brook University: Human Behavioral Ecologist
The Department of Anthropology at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2009. We seek an individual with an active research program and teaching interests in Human Behavioral Ecology. The successful candidate will use an evolutionary approach to the study of human behavior in traditional (living or historic) or westernized human populations and will participate in a new inter-departmental university
initiative in Human Evolutionary Biology. Research areas may include optimal foraging, mating strategies, sexual conflict, life history theory, cooperation and aggression, disease and immunology, or other areas in behavioral ecology or evolutionary psychology. Send electronically (pdf preferred) and by mail application letter (with details on research and teaching interests), curriculum vitae, and up to three publications, and request that three referees forward their letters of reference to: Andreas Koenig, HBE Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-4364 <akoenig@notes.cc.sunysb.edu> before October 20, 2008. Stony Brook University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Anthropology – Assistant Professor (Bioarchaeology) University of British Columbia
The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in bioarchaeology. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing 1 July 2009. A Ph.D. in anthropology as well as a strong record of research and demonstrated excellence in teaching are required. We welcome applicants whose primary expertise is in the domains of bioarchaeology and bioanthropology and whose research interest intersects both the natural and social sciences in understanding past human societies. More specifically, we seek candidates with expertise in one or more of the following: archaeo-chemistry, human osteology, zooarchaeology, ancient demography, disease, and diet. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, service and undergraduate and graduate teaching. They will also take a lead role in developing and using the Laboratory of Archaeology’s newly expanded facilities in the renovated Museum of Anthropology. For more information on the Department of Anthropology, please visit www.anth.ubc.ca.

The position is subject to budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications and inquiries should be addressed to: Dr. John Barker, Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, AnSo 2104, 6303 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC Canada
V6T 1Z1. Applications must include: a letter of application, vita; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and three confidential letters of reference sent under separate cover. Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2008 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

University of Missouri Department of Anthropology seeks a biological anthropologist for a 1-year replacement position for 2008-09.  Preference given to individual with PhD in hand and who can teach introductory biological anthropology, human biology and life history (growth, development, physiology, adaptation), human biological variation (human genetics, population genetics), skeletal biology, and a graduate seminar. Load will be 3 courses in fall, 2 in spring.  Send letter of application, CV, names and contact information for three references, reprint(s) or other sample(s) of work, and evidence of teaching ability to Search Committee (Biol.), Dept of Anth, 107 Swallow Hall, Univ of Missouri 65211-1440. Applications will be reviewed as received and continue until position is filled. The University of Missouri is an EOE/AA/ADA employer.

Jobs at the Department of Archaeology, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen

10-month fixed-term Lectureship:
We are inviting applications for a 10-month fixed-term Lectureship in Archaeology for the 2008-9 academic year, replacing Dr Peter Jordan who will be on research leave. Candidates with teaching experience in the fields of world archaeology, British prehistory and material culture studies are particularly encouraged to apply, and we would welcome candidates from both the humanities- and science-based branches of the discipline. The successful candidate will also complement and extend existing research strengths in Archaeology such as northern and circumpolar societies, hunter-gatherer
studies, ancient mentalities, religions and world-views and landscape analysis. Application deadline: July 4.

Permanent Lectureship and Permanent Senior Lectureship/Readership:
We are inviting applications for two permanent posts at the respective scales of Lecturer and Senior Lecturer/Reader to work with colleagues both within the Archaeology discipline and more widely in the College. The candidates should have a proven track record of research and publication in the archaeology of the northern world, and we particularly seek applicants working with prehistoric or historic periods in North America and/or northern Eurasia (including Scandinavia). Other areas of specific interest include zooarchaeology, archaeobotany, bioarchaeology, archaeological materials science and archaeological geophysics. Candidates who can combine any of these skills with the stated regional specialisms are especially encouraged to apply. We also particularly welcome archaeologists who specialise in northern indigenous communities, or who conduct archaeological
work in those areas. Application deadline: July 5

For more information about these posts and how to apply, please see the University of Aberdeen Human Resources website: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs/category.php?categoryid=Academic

This is a call for applications for two Contract Osteologist Positions in the Office of Repatriation Osteology Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.  Please see our website: http://anthropology.si.edu/repatriation/

Duties:
Record visual observations and measurements of human skeletal remains following data capture standards developed by Buikstra and Ubelaker and the Repatriation Office Osteology Laboratory. The osteologist will:
1. Inventory the skeletal remains.
2. Estimate the age and sex of individuals.
3. Record taphonomic changes.
4. Record skeletal pathology and trauma.
5. Record any cultural modifications.
6. Collect postcranial measurements.
7. Write short summaries for each set of remains.
8. Enter these data into a database using the Lab’s computer programs.
9. Assist in the retrieval, inventory, restorage, and packing of remains to be repatriated.
10. Submit a written monthly report outlining the work completed during the month as required in the contract.

Work closely with the Osteology Laboratory staff, case officers from the Repatriation program, and, when necessary, with the curators of physical anthropology of the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH).

Requirements:
Coursework in Human Osteology, Forensic Anthropology, and Paleopathology.
Experience in conducting human osteological inventories.
Experience in describing skeletal pathology.
Experience with standard methods of sex and age determination from the skeleton.
Experience in research-oriented data collection from a large series of skeletons

Techical Criteria:
A minimum of a completed Master’s degree in Biological Anthropology is required; PhD in Biological Anthropology is preferred.

Terms:
One or two-year contract with the possibility of renewal.

Starting Date:
Preferably July or August 2008.

Starting Price Range for Services:
From $36,000 to $40,000 per year depending on experience.   You may choose to increase monthly deliverables to increase this amount.

To Submit a Proposal:
Send your Curriculum Vitae, the names of three references, and a writing sample to the address below.  You must be capable of legally working in the United States (US citizen, or possess the appropriate US immigration work permits) to apply for this job.  Application materials will be accepted until the positions are filled, and will be kept on file for future consideration.

Please Email any questions regarding the job, and/or your application documents (in MS Word), to dudarc@si.edu or send by snail mail to:

Chris Dudar
Repatriation Osteology Laboratory
Department of Anthropology
PO Box 37012
NMNH MRC 138
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC   20013-7012

The Smithsonian Institution is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.

FACULTY IN ANTHROPOLOGY MOUNT ROYAL COLLEGE

Position Type:Faculty

Term:   Tenure Track (2 positions)

Department:     Sociology & Anthropology

Closing Date:  Open Until Suitable Candidates Are Found

Description:     The discipline of Anthropology invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions that will commence August 15, 2008, subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidates will have a significant interest in teaching in a four-field discipline as well as a commitment to research, scholarship, and service to Mount Royal. The Department is planning to offer an Anthropology major within a new BA degree commencing in Fall 2008.

Duties:Preference will be given to applicants with academic expertise and/or post-secondary teaching experience within any of the following areas:

1. Physical Anthropology. Specializations may include: human osteology; forensics; palaeopathology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and senior-level courses in Physical Anthropology and anthropological statistics.

2. Cultural Anthropology with a specialization in Political and/or Economic Anthropology. Preferred regional specializations include: Eurasia; Africa; Latin America; Oceania. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and senior-level courses in Cultural Anthropology and Political and/or Economic Anthropology.

3. Applied Anthropology. Specializations may include: heritage/cultural resource management; community studies; development; cultural survival. The successful candidate should have practical experience in the area and will be expected to teach introductory and senior-level courses in Anthropology and Applied Anthropology.

Qualifications:
Required credentials include undergraduate education in Anthropology and a completed Ph.D. – or a Ph.D. near completion – in Anthropology or a related discipline. The following documents are requested: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and objectives, samples of writing or publications, letters of reference sent directly from three (3) academic referees, and recent peer and student teaching evaluations. Applications should be sent quoting competition #5951KB.

For further information concerning the position please contact Dr. Bev Matthews, Chair, Sociology & Anthropology, (403) 440-6430, or bmatthews@mtroyal.ca

Selection committee will begin reviewing applications immediately

Reply To:
MOUNT ROYAL COLLEGE
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE S.W.
CALGARY, AB T3E 6K6
FAX: (403) 440-6629
E-mail: webapply@mtroyal.ca

Submit a separate covering letter and resume for each position you are applying for, quoting appropriate competition number to the address noted above.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

If applying by email, please send your resume as an attachment, in either .doc or .rtf formats (only).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

University of Kent
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Biological Anthropology (2 posts)
Department of Anthropology

*Location: Canterbury
Contract Type: Open Ended
Salary: (£) 28289 – 40335

The Role
Following a significant and sustained rise in student numbers for the undergraduate BSc Anthropology and BSc Biological Anthropology programmes, and following a University of Kent teaching award to our
Biological Anthropology team, the Department wishes to appoint an individual to the position of Lecturer G7/8 level or Senior Lecturer G9 with a research specialisation preferably in human evolution/palaeoanthropology or human osteology and forensic anthropology. However, we welcome applications from strong candidates in other areas of Biological Anthropology, such as anthropological
epidemiology, human behavioural ecology or anthropological genetics.

There are 2 positions for this post available.

The Person
The Department expects to appoint someone who will strengthen and develop research and teaching in Biological Anthropology, and who can work effectively with colleagues in this endeavour. It is anticipated that the appointee will contribute significantly to the teaching of general biological anthropology and quantitative methods courses at the undergraduate level, undertake a share of undergraduate project supervision, and develop and teach modules in their area of specialisation together with more general modules in biological anthropology, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Proven teaching ability at undergraduate level is essential. The ability to develop, and contribute to a taught MSc in Evolutionary Anthropology may also be an advantage.

The Department
Anthropology at Kent was established in 1965. Since 1997 it has been an independent department within the Faculty of Social Sciences following a merger with the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE). It has been independently judged ?excellent’ by the Higher Education Funding Council, and was ranked first against all other departments of anthropology in the 2007 National Student Survey.

The Department offers BA and BSc undergraduate programmes in Social Anthropology and Anthropology respectively, as well as BSc programmes in Biological Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, in Biodiversity Conservation and Management and Wildlife Conservation. It offers taught
MA programmes in Social Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, and Ethnicity, Nationalism and Identity, and taught MSc programmes in Environmental Anthropology, Computing and Anthropology, Conservation Biology, Conservation and Tourism, International Wildlife Trade and Conservation (from 2006) and, in collaboration with Kew, Ethnobotany. It also offers MA, MSc, MPhil and PhD research degrees in Anthropology, Ethnobiology and Biodiversity Management.

Please see the department website for further information:
www.kent.ac.uk/anthropology<http://www.kent.ac.uk/anthropology>*Closing date for applications: 30 April 2008

*Interviews are likely to be held: Date to be confirmed

Please see the link below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post (please do not send your application directly to the department).
http://www.kent.ac.uk/jobs/

How to apply – for posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, a one page summary (this should include details of experience and other information in
support of your application with direct reference to the advertisement and further particulars) and any supporting documents.

Bio-Archaeology Technican
Department of Anthropology
Lakehead University

For details, see: http://hr.lakeheadu.ca/employment.php?empid=126

Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology
University of Victoria Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropologist

The Department of Anthropology, University of Victoria, invites applications for a tenure track position in the area of Biological Anthropology.  The appointment, effective July 1, 2008, will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in biological anthropology at the rant of assistant professor.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand, as well as demonstrated ability to attract external research funding in one or more of the following areas:  paleopathology, paleoanthropology, paleonutrition, paleodemography, functional morphology, growth and development.  Teaching experience is preferred.  Candidates must be able to teach osteology and introductory biological anthropology, as well as courses in their area of specialization.  We are seeking an individual who will be an enthusiastic participant in the development of a doctoral program in Anthropology at Uvic, which will be based on the following themes: evolution and ecology, health and inequality, and indigenous peoples.

Applications must include a cover letter describing the applicant’s qualifications, a current CV , the names and complete contact information of three references, copies of selected relevant publications and summaries of teaching evaluations, where available by January 15, 2008 to:

Dr. Warren Magnusson, Acting Chair
Department of Anthropology
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 3050,
Victoria, BC
V8W 3P5

Telephone: 250-721-7057 (Acting Chair)
250-721-7046 (Department Secretary)

E-mail: anthone@uvic.ca (Acting Chair)
anthmain@uvic.ca (Department Secretary)

Web:   http://anthropology.uvic.ca/

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Two Full-Time Continuing Positions – Anthropology
Grant MacEwan College

As part of the continued growth of the Bachelor of Arts program, the Department of Anthropology, Economics and Political Science is seeking to fill two full-time continuing appointments in Anthropology commencing July 1, 2008.  Applicants should have a PhD (or solid indication of imminent completion) and demonstrable excellence (or promise of excellence) in teaching and research.  The first position requires a specialization in Socio-cultural Anthropology, with Linguistic Anthropology as a secondary field of study.  The second position requires a specialization in Physical Anthropology, with particular expertise in human variation, environmental adaptation, osteology, and disease/health.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a statement regarding teaching experience and interest, a statement of research interests, sample copies of their research, and graduate transcripts to the address below.  Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted under separate cover.

Quote Competition No.: 07.10.228

Send all application materials, including references letters to:

Human Resources Department
Grant MacEwan College
City Centre Campus
7-105, 10700 104 Ave
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2
7-105, 10700 104

FAX: (780) 497-5430                        PHONE: (780) 497-5434

E-mail: careers@macewan.ca

For further information, contact the Acting Chair, Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, at (780) 497-5326 or mensahc@macewan.ca or visit http://www.macewan.ca/web/artssci/faculty_artssci

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The deadline for receipt of applications is January 15, 2008 at 4:30 p.m.

For further information about this employment opportunity, please refer to our website at www.macewan.ca/faculty

2007

University of Central Florida. Pending approval of funding, the Department of Anthropology invites applications from Biological Anthropologists for a tenure-track position in Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor at its Orlando campus.  Individuals should have a four-field background, teaching experience, and a demonstrated ability to obtain external research funding.  Although geographic area and theoretical interests are open, the program seeks colleagues whose research and teaching are complementary to the interests of current faculty.  Ph.D. in hand at time of hiring.  Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of reference by December 3, 2007 to Chair, Biological Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816.  UCF is a currently the 6th largest university in the USA with over 48,000 students.  UCF is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Institution; applications from women and minorities are enthusiastically encouraged.  Required Education: Doctorate in Anthropology.  This employer does not prohibit discrimination based on gender identity/expression.  This employer does not offer health insurance benefits to partners.  This employer does not offer other employment benefits (dental plan, tuition reimbursement, bereavement leave, or similar) to partners.
Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai`i, Manoa

Assistant Professor, Position No. 83004, College of Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai`i, Manoa, full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position in cultural anthropology, with specialization in medical anthropology, beginning August 1, 2008. Medical anthropology is conceived broadly and inclusively as the investigation of culture, society, biology, health, and illness. Theoretical and research interests should complement and engage current faculty strengths.
Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses; supervise graduate students; seek extramural funding and maintain an active research program; publish research results; assist in the development of the Medical Anthropology Concentration; actively engage in departmental governance and activities; advance the University’s reputation for global studies.
Minimum Qualifications: PhD in anthropology; evidence of scholarly achievement including 1) publications; and 2) ongoing research in Medical Anthropology.
Desirable Qualifications: Evidence of extramurally-funded research; experience, or interest to develop research, in the Pacific and Asia.
Salary Range: commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To Apply: Submit a cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, and contact information for three references to: Chair, Search Committee in Medical Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai`i, 2424 Maile W ay, Honolulu, HI 96822.
Closing Date: December 14, 2007.
The University of Hawai`i at Manoa is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.

Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai`i, Manoa

Assistant Professor, Position No. 84831, College of Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai`i, Manoa, full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position in physical/biological anthropology to begin Fall 2008. We seek an exceptional scholar whose theoretical and research interests complement current faculty strengths. Appropriate areas include, but are not limited to, skeletal and/or dental biology, human variation and adaptation, human biology, genetics, and paleoanthropology.
Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses; supervise graduate students; seek extramural funding and maintain an active research program; publish research results; actively engage in departmental governance and activities.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D., with specialization in physical/ biological anthropology, at the time of appointment; ability to teach introductory courses in anthropology as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in physical anthropology; evidence of scholarly potential.
Desirable Qualifications: Previous research experience in Southeast Asia, East Asia, or the Pacific; or clear ability to develop research in these areas; demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To Apply: Send a signed letter of application indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications; curriculum vitae; names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three references to Michael Pietrusewsky, Physical/Biological
Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai`i, Manoa, 2424 Maile Way, Saunders 346, Honolulu, HI 96822.
Closing Date: December 14, 2007. EEO/AA Employer
The University of Hawai`i at Manoa is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.

Hunter College of The City University of New York, Department of Anthropology

1. Biological Anthropology
Hunter College CUNY, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a
tenure-track assistant professorship in biological anthropology. We seek an
individual who integrates field primatology with laboratory-based research.
Specialties of interest include, but are not limited to, behavioral
endocrinology, nutritional ecology, disease ecology, life history, and
developmental biology, from an explicitly evolutionary perspective. The Ph.D.
is required at the time of appointment.

2. Cultural Anthropology
Hunter College CUNY, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a
tenure-track assistant professorship in cultural anthropology. Candidates
should have an active program of field research and publication. We are
particularly interested in theoretically and methodologically innovative
scholars. Specializations of interest include, but are not limited to, [trans]
nationalism, religion, health and medicine, critical museum studies,
environment, gender, and political economy. The Ph.D. is required at the time
of appointment.

3. Linguistic Anthropology
Hunter College CUNY, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a
tenure-track assistant professorship effective 01 September 2008. Candidates
should have an active program of research and publication and should approach
general problems from a linguistic perspective. Specializations of interest
include, but are not limited to socio-linguistics, language and identity,
ideology, power, nationalism, gender, social action, literacy, performance &
discourse. The successful candidate will offer both undergraduate and graduate
courses in linguistics in the department. The Ph.D. is required at the time of
appointment.

*For any of these positions:*
Send CV, personal statement and the names of 3 references to Gregory A.
Johnson, Chair, Department of Anthropology, Hunter College CUNY, 695
Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065 USA., or by email to
gjohnson@hunter.cuny.edu. Applications should be received by 01 January
2008 to receive full consideration. Visit the department on the Web at

http://maxweber.hunter.cuny.edu/anthro/

Hunter College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Americans
with Disabilities Act / Immigration Reform and Control Act employer.
Women and members of traditionally disadvantaged populations are
especially encouraged to apply.

Macalester College Saint Paul, Minnesota Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Biological Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at Macalester College invites applications for a tenure track position in biological anthropology at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall, 2008. Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment, substantial fieldwork experience and show promise of sound scholarship. The department seeks a candidate broadly trained in the four fields; specialization open. Candidates should be prepared to teach introductory four-field courses in anthropology. The ability to teach quantitative methods and/or medical anthropology is a plus. Applications must be received by November 10, 2007 to receive full consideration.

Please send letter of application outlining research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference and a sample syllabus to:

Chair,
Department of Anthropology,
Macalester College,
Saint Paul, MN 55105.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, with a population of approximately three million people and home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1800 undergraduates from 50 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 countries. The College is proud of its long-standing, mission-driven commitment to outstanding academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Buffalo State College, tenure-track assistant professor, Anthropology Department, to begin September 1, 2008. Competitive salary.

Responsibilities: Teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in physical/biological anthropology. Conduct research, publish results. Mentor, advise undergraduate students. Engage in service activities.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in anthropology with specialization in physical/biological anthropology. Evidence of scholarly potential and commitment to undergraduate education.

Preferred Qualifications: Expertise and ability to teach an introductory course in human origins and upper-division courses in human variation, human evolution, primates, and forensic anthropology. Research/teaching interests in applied anthropology.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2007 and continue until position is filled. Send letter of application, CV, and contact information for 3 professional references to: Dr. Lisa Marie Anselmi, Search Co-Chair, Anthropology Department, Buffalo State College, HB 105, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY 14222-1095. Electronic submissions are encouraged and may be submitted to anselmlm@buffalostate.edu.   For more information about the college, visit www.buffalostate.edu.

Buffalo State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY, THE UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA – STARTING JULY 1, 2008

The University of Victoria (www.uvic.ca) invites applications for an appointment as Chair of the Department of Anthropology (http://anthropology.uvic.ca/) effective 1 July 2008. The successful candidate will be tenurable at the rank of Associate Professor or above.
The Department of Anthropology is a vibrant and ambitious Department of predominantly junior scholars looking for a senior scholar with a distinguished record as a researcher and teacher with a proven record in or demonstrated potential for academic administration. The new Chair will be an anthropologist with research interests related to one of the fields the Department has selected as foci: (a) health and inequality; (b) ecology and evolution; and (c) indigenous peoples. The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to cooperation between the various sub-disciplines of anthropology. The development and expansion of the Department’s doctoral programme is a major priority.

Applications must include complete curriculum vitae and name and addresses (including email, fax and telephone numbers) of three referees whom the department may contact.  The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.  Applications should be sent to:  Dr. Warren Magnusson, Acting Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 3050, STN CSC, Victoria, BC V8W 3P5, before October 15, 2007.

Institute Of Anatomy, University of Zurich

A 50% postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Frank Rühli, M.D., Ph.D., Institute of Anatomy, University of Zurich, for studying the impact of natural and artificial mummification on human morphology and genetics. The fellow will be encouraged to build up his research along own strength. Yet, a major focus shall be on the radiologic-anatomical assessment of historic mummies or the impact of mummification on temporal molecular preservation. The Institute provides state-of-the-art equipped microscopy and cell biology facilities.

Contact:
Please email a brief cover letter, two references and CV (incl. a list of
publications) to:
Frank J. Rühli; MD, PhD
Institute of Anatomy
University of Zurich
Y42-G-84, Winterthurerstr. 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
phone +41446355315, fax +41446355702,
email: frank.ruhli@anatom.uzh.ch
www.unizh.ch/anatom/forschung/f_forschung_e.htm

Requirements:
Candidates are expected to have completed their Ph.D. and/or M.D degree (with significant prior research experience) and be highly motivated for a career in academic biomedical research.

McMASTER UNIVERSITY

SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR POSITION AVAILABLE

The Department of ANTHROPOLOGY invites applications for the following teaching position  scheduled for the 2007-08 academic session.

URGENT!

TERM 1 (September – December, 2007)

ANTHROP  3PP3            PALEOPATHOLOGY

The origins and evolution of human diseases and methods of identifying disease in ancient human remains.

Three hours (lectures, discussion and lab); one term

Prerequisite:  ANTHRO 2FF3

Schedule:  Wednesdays, 11:30 – 2:20            CNH-407                                    Enrolment:   20 students

Wages: As per Schedule A of the current Collective Agreement $5,650 – 3 unit course ; $5,750 –

3 unit course (Sessional Lecturer with 18 units of aggregate seniority).

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree in Anthropology is preferred, with appropriate teaching and /or practical experience.

Applications must include the following information: Letter of application, curriculum vitae and any other supporting documents (brief course outline, course evaluation summaries, etc.)

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO:

Dr. William Rodman
Director, Undergraduate Programme
Department of Anthropology
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON   L8S 4L9

Posting date: August 17 – 30, 2007                                                    Deadline: August 30, 2007

Oxford Brookes University
Department of Anthropology and Geography
Senior Lecturer in Primate Conservation

For more details see link

University of Toronto Scarborough
CLTA  ANTHROPOLOGY ARCHAEOLOGY

Position / Title:            Assistant Professor

Division:                    University of Toronto Scarborough

Department:             Anthropology, UTSC

Deadline:                  June 15th, 2007

The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applicants for a one-year contractually limited appointment in the field
of Archaeology / Biological Anthropology.

The Division is looking for an anthropologist with strong fieldwork experience to join a small but vibrant three-field program.  The ideal candidates will teach introductory-level Archaeology courses, in addition to an upper-level course in Osteology.  Ph.D. preferred at the time of appointment, but applications from ABD candidates will also be considered.  The appointment will commence July 1, 2007 ending June 30, 2010.

Additional information on the Department can be obtained at
http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci/

Please send applications to Professor John Miron, Chair, Department of Social Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough Ontario, M1C 1A4 or by email to socscichair@utsc.utoronto.ca Applications should include curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (where applicable). Applicants should also ask three referees to write letters directly to Professor Miron. Applications must be received by June 8, 2007. Applications by email are encouraged.

The University of Toronto Scarborough is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The Department of Anthropology, University of Victoria, invites applications for a 9 – 12 month Limited Term appointment in Biological Anthropology beginning 1 September 2007.  We are seeking a scholar who has completed the PhD (or is ABD) and can teach introductory level biological anthropology (ANTH 250) as well as second year and upper division courses in his or her area of specialization.  Capacity to teach a four-field introduction to anthropology (ANTH 100) would be an advantage.  Please send a current CV and a brief description or syllabi of courses that have been taught, or courses that the applicant would be interested in teaching, evidence of successful university level teaching and the names of three individuals whom we may contact for references.  Application deadline is 30 April 2007.  Interested persons should contact Dr. Warren Magnusson, Department of Anthropology, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 3050, Victoria, BC  V8W 3P5, Telephone: (250) 721-7057, Email: anthone@uvic.ca, Main Department Office Telephone:  (250) 721-7046, Email: anthmain@uvic.ca

The University of Victoria is an employment equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply:  however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

RCUK Academic Fellowship – Human PalaeoGenetics

LEVERHULME CENTRE FOR HUMAN EVOLUTIONARY STUDIES

Applications are invited for a RCUK Academic Fellowship in Human
PalaeoGenetics. The prime criteria for appointment will be excellence in research in the area of human evolutionary genetics, with particular
emphasis on the extraction and analysis of ancient DNA. The University expects to appoint someone who will strengthen and develop the Centre’s research programme in human evolutionary genetics and who will actively contribute to the Centre’s aims of fostering multi-disciplinary research in human evolution. The person appointed will be expected to gradually take on some teaching, as well as engage in public outreach for the subject.

However, the Fellow will be expected to devote most of the first four years of his/her tenure to research. This post is funded for five years by RCUK and the Isaac Newton Trust. Subject to a probationary period and satisfactory performance, the postholder will be appointed to a permanent academic post at the end of the five-year fellowship period.

The pensionable stipend is in the range of £24,161 to £28,010, depending upon experience. The position is available from 1 April 2007.

Further information about current research in LCHES, about this post and an application form may be obtained at http://www.human-evol.cam.ac.uk/ or from Ms Petra Hluzova (email: ph344@cam.ac.uk; telephone 01223 764700).

Applications should be sent to Ms Petra Hluzova, Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, University of Cambridge, The Henry Wellcome Building, Fitzwilliam Street, Cambridge CB2 1QH, UK. These should include an application form, CV, a two-page statement of research interests, and a full list of publications, as well as the names and addresses of three referees who can be contacted.

Closing date for applications: 25 January 2007.