University of Toronto Scarborough Tenure stream appointment in Anthropology – Behavioural Primatology

Reference #1401703. The Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Behavioural Primatology. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2015 or shortly thereafter.

Candidates must have a PhD in Anthropology by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Those whose research includes active fieldwork on nonhuman primate behaviour as a primary component of their research program will be considered. Geographic area, species of interest, and topic of research focus are open. Candidates must also have a record of excellence in research in order to develop an independently funded research program, and must exhibit demonstrated excellence in teaching.

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 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. Applications should include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three referees. At a later stage we may request letters of reference and submission of writing samples and a teaching dossier. All application materials should be submitted online. Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

Applications will be reviewed starting October 14, 2014, but applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. If you have questions about this position, please contact us at For more information about the
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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.