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Monday, November 21, 2011

CASCA: Job posting/Emplois - University of Calgary

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Calgary invites
applications for a tenure track position in Social or Cultural Anthropology
at the Assistant Professor rank. Applicants must have a completed PhD,
conducted ethnographic research, and have publications (or show promise of
publications) on topics related to state/non-state conflict; post conflict
reconstruction and/or development; veterans; effects of war on combatants
and non-combatants; health, medicine, and the military; the study of armed
groups; refugee studies; indigenous participation in military institutions;
technology and war; military/media/government relations; anthropology of
policy related to armed forces and defence. Theoretical and geographical
research areas are open. The successful applicant will also hold the
Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI) Chair in
Civil-Military Relations and participate in the University of Calgary's
Centre for Military and Strategic Studies (CMSS).

The successful applicant will teach courses at all levels in the Social and
Cultural Anthropology Baccalaureate Program, and supervise masters and
doctoral students in the Department of Anthropology, as well as in the
graduate program of the CMSS. Duties in the Department of Anthropology will
include instruction of undergraduate and graduate courses in civil-military
relations and in the anthropology of the military, war and conflict. In the
CMSS, the successful applicant will supervise graduate students interested
in the relations between militaries governments or societies.

The Department of Anthropology is a dual track program that offers
undergraduate and graduate degrees in social and cultural anthropology and
primatology. The CDFAI is a charitable, independent, non-partisan, research
institute with an emphasis on Canadian Foreign Policy, Defense Policy, and
International Aid. The CMSS is a research centre at the University of
Calgary and part of the Security and Defense Forum, a network specializing
in defense and security studies across Canada.

Applicants should provide a letter of application that includes a detailed
statement of their current and proposed research program. A curriculum
vitae, evidence of teaching and research ability and a statement of
teaching philosophy should also be included. Applicants should ask three
referees to send a letter of recommendation under separate cover to the
address below.

Application Deadline: January 10th, 2012

Social or Cultural Anthropologist Search
c/o Julie Boyd
SS 854A, Department of Anthropology
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW

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