The Department of Anthropology invites applications from qualified
candidates for a one-year Sessional Assistant Professor position. This
position is teaching-centred; the successful applicant will be expected to
teach the equivalent of three full-year courses according to the expected
learning outcomes (ELOs) established by the department. The ethnographic
research areas of the applicant and his/ her topical themes are open. The
successful candidate will hold a PhD degree in socio-cultural anthropology
at the time of application and will demonstrate excellence in teaching,
evidenced by an ability to engage students in a variety of teaching
formats, especially in large lectures.
All applicants must send a cover letter and include a personal statement,
an up-to-date CV, a teaching dossier that contains courses taught to date
and summaries of teaching evaluations. Please include three reference
letters with the application and send the completed dossier to: Professor
David Lumsden, Chair, Department of Anthropology, 2054 Vari Hall, York
University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3.
The application deadline is May 20, 2011, although late applications may
be accepted for unfilled positions. The start date is July 1, 2011 or as
soon as possible thereafter.
This is a full-time teaching appointment with a teaching load of three
full-year courses or equivalent, and it will terminate June 30, 2012.
All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The affirmative Action
program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy
can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416.736.5713.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian
citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Temporary entry
for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).