Competition #: 17-29
Work Group: Faculty
Status: Regular part-time (0.50%), starting Jan 1, 2018
Location: Surrey, Richmond or Langley

The Department of Anthropology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) invites applications for a Regular part-time (50%) faculty position to begin January 1, 2018. We seek faculty with expertise and experience in biological and /or forensic anthropology.

The courses associated with this position will be taught in the Spring (January-April) and Summer (May-August) semesters. The successful candidate will teach from among the following courses:

 ANTH 1200 Biological Anthropology
 ANTH 1217 Forensic Anthropology
 ANTH 3502 Special Topics in Biological Anthropology

For information about KPU Anthropology courses, please visit:

We are seeking individuals who meet the following qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants who have a Ph.D. or are nearing completion; however, applicants with an M.A. and extensive relevant and applicable experience will be considered. Applications should provide evidence of previous upper-level teaching experience in biological and/or forensic anthropology, and/or proposals for special topics courses in these areas. Preference will be given to candidates who can bring applied anthropology experience to the position.

A complete application includes current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success, copies of sample course syllabi/outlines, sample of research/publication, copies of transcripts of all degrees, and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments. Short-listed applicants will be required to provide copies of original transcripts.

Please submit applications in this format.

Lastname.Firstname_Competition#_Name of Document
For example,
Doe.John_Competition1615_Cover Letter

To be considered for this exciting opportunity at one of B.C.’s Top Employers, please e-mail your full application, quoting the competition number 17-29 by September 15, 2017 to

We thank all applicants for their interest in KPU; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide copies of original transcripts.

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