Assistant Professor, Anthropology
Department of Anthropology, Economics and Political Science

The Department of Anthropology, Economics and Political Science at Grant MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time continuing track faculty position in Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing January 1 or July 1, 2014. We are seeking a Socio-Cultural Anthropologist; the area of specialization is open. Ability to teach both junior and senior courses in Linguistic Anthropology is required and preference will be given to those whose interests complement the current faculty strengths.

Candidates must have a PhD (or a solid indication of imminent completion) and must demonstrate excellence (or promise of excellence) in teaching and a commitment to research.

Applicants should submit a covering letter along with their curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio that includes teaching interests, philosophy and evaluations, statement of research interests and copies of publications and graduate transcripts. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent under separate cover to the address below.

Consideration of applications will commence on October 7, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

For further information please contact the Department Chair, Dr Shahidul Islam, at or 780-497-4792 or visit the Department's website 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 Full Time Continuing
Salary $72,834 - $115,975 per annum
Closing Date Open until a suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 13.06.063
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

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