Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Primatology in Department of Anthropology and Archaeology
University of Calgary, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology
Canada

Position Description

The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Primatology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2020. 



The successful candidate will have an active field and/or laboratory-based research program asking broad, evolutionary questions related to primate biology, ecology and/or sociality. We welcome candidates bringing expertise in research areas, techniques, and training that diversify and expand the strengths of our department and align with the strategic directions of the University of Calgary. The regional and taxonomic focus for this hire is open, but ideally should diversify and add to the current areas of research.


 
The successful candidate will be expected to produce high-impact research and scholarship, to secure external research funding and to play an active role in teaching and in graduate supervision in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology. The successful candidate will have regular teaching duties of 2/2. Service to the department, faculty, University and community will also be expected. 



The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or in a related field. The preferred candidate must demonstrate evidence of excellence in research, such as publications in high-quality journals and an ability to obtain external funding. Demonstration of, or potential for, teaching excellence is also expected through a strong statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and evidence of commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, student supervision and mentorship.



The Department of Anthropology and Archaeology is a research-intensive department with high standards in teaching. We value interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to research and training, and strongly encourage collaboration. For more information about the Department, please visit http://antharky.ucalgary.ca 



Please provide an up to date curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, three samples of scholarly work, and the names and contact information for 3 referees. These materials should be sent electronically to: 



Julie Boyd
Department of Anthropology and Archaeology
University of Calgary
Primatology Position
Earth Science 620
2500 University Drive NW 
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4 
Email: boydj@ucalgary.ca. 



All applicants are strongly encouraged to visit http://antharky.ucalgary.ca to obtain additional information on our department.



Applications should be received by September 15th, 2019. 


The School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures, respects, appreciates and encourages diversity, and we encourage diverse applicants to apply for this position. A number of resources are available on campus to support diversity and inclusion on campus, including two daycares, the Q Centre, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Protected Disclosure, the Native Centre, and the Women's Resource Centre. For more information, please visit www.ucalgary.ca.



The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)


Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts visit Careers in the Faculty of Arts.


About the University of Calgary
 
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity
and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.


 
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 


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