Sessional 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 is seeking a sessional instructor to teach ANTH 340 Canadian Aboriginal Issues in winter 2016. This is a third year undergraduate course. This course employs an anthropological approach to analyze contemporary Canadian Aboriginal issues. Cultural theories for the analysis of patterns, processes and trends are examined. Specific topics include First Nations and Canadian politics, economics, education, religion, health, law and arts. This course is scheduled on Thursdays from 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

A completed or near complete PhD is desirable. Previous experience in teaching related courses at university level and/or experiences in dealing with aboriginal issues will be preferable.

Interested candidates can submit applications containing a forwarding letter, curriculum vitae and other relevant documents (if any) to Dr. Shahidul Islam, Chair, Department of Anthropology, Economics and Political Science, at by Friday, October 23, 2015.

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 Sessional
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date Friday, October 23, 2015
Competition No. 15.10.132
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