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Position: Assistant Professor - Biological Anthropology
Institution: Mount Royal College
Department: Art
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in biological anthropology and quantitative/methods courses currently in the curriculum, complementing the expertise among existing faculty. As well, they will be expected to develop and deliver courses in the area of forensic anthropology and expand the laboratory collections
Requirements: Applicants will have a doctoral degree in biological/physical anthropology or cognate discipline. Applicants who have progressed to the point where completion of the Ph.D. is near and who demonstrate clear promise of excellent research and teaching will be considered and are encouraged to apply. In particular, we seek applications from those with expertise in human skeletal biology, whose program of research is in forensic anthropology and/or human osteology/molecular osteology/forensic archaeology/contemporary human biology. Other related areas will also be considered
   
Text: Job Details Assistant Professor, Biological Anthropology - (997431) × Close This details all the information about the job posting. Share this job as a link in your status update to LinkedIn. Job Title Assistant Professor, Biological Anthropology Requisition # 997431 Job Type Permanent (for any group) Position End Date (if applicable) Inactive Period Date From: Inactive Period Date To: Location: MRU Main Campus - Calgary, AB T3E 6K6 CA (Primary) Closing Date: 3/6/2019 Job Posting About MRU Founded in 1910 and located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal University grew into a vibrant college in the 1930s and became a mid-sized university in 2009. Mount Royal has carved out a distinct niche by offering smaller class sizes, a robust liberal education and unique undergraduate programs. Currently, nearly 14,000 credit students choose from 12 bachelor degrees and 32 majors. About the Faculty of Arts The Faculty of Arts houses the following departments: Economics, Justice & Policy Studies, English, Languages & Cultures, Humanities, Interior Design, Psychology, and Sociology & Anthropology. It currently offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts—Criminal Justice, and Bachelor of Interior Design. The Department of Sociology & Anthropology currently offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Arts Honours degree programs with majors in Sociology and Anthropology. For more information on our Department, please visit: http://www.mtroyal.ca/ProgramsCourses/FacultiesSchoolsCentres/Arts/Departments/SociologyAnthropology/index.htm About the Role The Department of Sociology & Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts at Mount Royal University (Calgary) invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position in biological/physical anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2019 subject to budgetary approval. Applicants will have a doctoral degree in biological/physical anthropology or cognate discipline. Applicants who have progressed to the point where completion of the Ph.D. is near and who demonstrate clear promise of excellent research and teaching will be considered and are encouraged to apply. In particular, we seek applications from those with expertise in human skeletal biology, whose program of research is in forensic anthropology and/or human osteology/molecular osteology/forensic archaeology/contemporary human biology. Other related areas will also be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in biological anthropology and quantitative/methods courses currently in the curriculum, complementing the expertise among existing faculty. As well, they will be expected to develop and deliver courses in the area of forensic anthropology and expand the laboratory collections. Research experience in constructing osteo-biographical profiles and osteological analysis pertaining to recent forensic and/or archaeological cases would be definite assets. The successful candidate will have the ability of crossing sub-disciplinary boundaries, and mastery over both scientific methods and ethical dimensions of research. Existing experience (research or teaching) or interest in developing areas of forensic anthropology connecting to Indigenizing or decolonizing the curriculum (e.g. genocide, biological property rights, repatriation of human remains) is desirable, but not required. The successful candidate will be hired into the teaching/scholarship/service work pattern (TSS). The TSS work pattern has a focus on teaching with the requirement that the faculty member be involved in a research program as well as service to the Mount Royal community. The successful applicant must be qualified to teach introductory courses as well as senior courses in anthropology and biological anthropology and be involved in course and program development. Candidates will also be encouraged to teach courses in General Education, Cluster-One: Numeracy and Scientific Literacy and/or Cluster-Three: Community and Society. The Department of General Education is responsible for the development and delivery of the liberal education component of all Mount Royal University undergraduate degree programs and offers required foundational first-year courses and a number of upper-level courses. A Ph. D. in biological/physical anthropology or cognate discipline is required. Applicants should have the ability and intent to pursue a research program. For more information on the Anthropology Program, please visit: http://www.mtroyal.ca/ProgramsCourses/FacultiesSchoolsCentres/Arts/Departments/SociologyAnthropology/AnthropologyProgram/index.htm If you have questions regarding the position, contact Tom Buchanan, Chair, Department of Sociology & Anthropology at (403) 440-8774 or tbuchanan@mtroyal.ca . Closing Date: March 6, 2019 We ask interested individuals who meet the requirements to submit the following by March 6, 2019: A complete dossier should be submitted including a cover letter describing their interest in the position and fit with the department, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three (3) references, 1-2 page teaching statement accompanied by evidence of teaching effectiveness, and evidence of intent to pursue a research program. Salary Grade: We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. After the close date, you can check on the status of your application through your Career Centre. New career opportunities arise frequently and are posted as they become available. Please check back often to view our latest postings on our Career Opportunities page. 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 as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age. Apply to this Job Send to a Friend
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