Department of Anthropology, McGill University

Position ID:McGill-Department of Anthropology-AP [#2419]
Position Title: Assistant Professor(3 year non-tenure track position) in Archaeology
Position Location:Montreal, Quebec H3A 2T7, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Anthropology / Archaeology
Appl Deadline:2013/02/01 finished (posted 2012/12/10, finished 2013/05/28, listed until 2013/05/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Anthropology, McGill University, seeks applicants for a 3 year non-tenure track position in archaeology at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 1st, 2013. Topics of potential interest include, but are not restricted to; civilizations/urbanism; gender studies and identity in the archaeological record; hunter/gatherers; landscape archaeology; paleoanthropology and evolutionary theory; and the politics of contemporary archaeology. Letters of application should highlight at least one area of methodology, one of theory and one area or topic in which the applicant could make a significant contribution to our research and teaching programs. Applicants must have the PhD in hand or present proof that the dissertation will be defended by June 1, 2013.

Complete applications are due no later than February 1, 2013. Applications should be submitted electronically, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two-page statement of interest (which would include a discussion of your research interests and research activities), two-page teaching statement, and three letters of reference uploaded by the referees, at Enquiries may be directed to

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. English is the language of instruction at McGill; knowledge of French is an asset.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, women, and others who may contribute to diversification.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
McGill University
Department of Anthropology
Room 716, Leacock Building,
855 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2T7

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