Lab Instructor, Anthropology
Faculty of Arts and Science

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

The Department of Anthropology, Economics and Political Science in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invites applications for a half-time probationary appointment as a lab instructor in anthropology, commencing July 1, 2015, subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will teach introductory and senior labs in both archaeology and biological anthropology, and will also be expected to support the work of the department by maintaining, enhancing, and facilitating student access to the anthropology lab collections.

Preferred candidates will hold at least an M.A. in a relevant area of expertise, will have lab experience involving both material culture and skeletal remains (human and faunal), and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), and academic transcripts. Three letters of reference, quoting the competition number, should be sent directly from referees to

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Shahidul Islam, Chair, Department of Anthropology, Economics and Political Science, at

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

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

Category Part-Time Probationary
Salary $24,498 to $31,955 per annum
Closing Date A review of applications will begin February 17, 2015 and will continue until shortlisting is complete.
Competition No. 15.01.007
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University Services Centre
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Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

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