Associate Professor and Chair


Date Posted: July 27, 2016
Region: Manitoba
Institution: University of Winnipeg
Discipline: Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at The University of Winnipeg invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Associate Professor. The successful candidate will serve as Chair for a three or five year term; the length of term will be mutually agreed upon by the candidate and the Search Committee.

The ideal candidate will possess a PhD in either Cultural or Biological Anthropology, and will have the necessary academic credentials to be appointed as an Associate Professor. Specialization is open for both fields, however, preference will be given to Cultural anthropologists working with northern Canadian communities and Biological anthropologists with open specializations. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a combination of introductory and upper level courses in their areas of expertise. Candidates will have a passion for undergraduate teaching, a proven track record of excellence in research and publication, as well as strong academic leadership, department governance and administrative skills. Demonstrated effective team building, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

Subject to budgetary approval, this position will be effective from July 1, 2017. Salary levels will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on September 30, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled; full consideration is assured for applications received by September 29, 2016. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching and research portfolios, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Mirjana Roksandic, Chair, Department of Anthropology, At least one of the references must be able to comment on the administrative abilities and successes of the candidate.

The University of Winnipeg is an urban, primarily undergraduate university that appreciates, fosters and promotes values of human dignity, equality, non-discrimination and diversity. The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized communities, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, first preference must be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. However, all qualified individuals are invited to apply.

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