Term Lecturer in Applied Anthropology

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a full-time, two-year term, Lecturer position, specializing in Applied Anthropology, with the Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Science. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate (and possibly graduate) courses in Socio-Cultural Anthropology. This position is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and teaching duties will be in person. The Department of Anthropology is dedicated to the principles of reconciliation, outreach, community engagement, and applied research. Socio-cultural anthropologists in the department have expertise in applied, environmental, and medical anthropology, and we are seeking a candidate who can complement this focus.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 25,000.

The successful candidate will have a PhD (or be near completion) in Socio-Cultural Anthropology. We are seeking candidates who have expertise in Applied Anthropology, and teaching experience at the undergraduate level, as evidenced by a teaching dossier. The ability or potential to teach graduate courses would be an asset.

Salary bands for this position for the 2023-2024 academic year are as follows: Lecturer: $83,150 to $123,458. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and teaching dossier (including student and peer evaluations if available) to: Clinton Westman, PhD Head, Department of Anthropology 55 Campus Drive University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B1 Telephone: (306) 966-4179 Email:  clint.westman@usask.ca

Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2023; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

The anticipated start date is December 1, 2023.

Status: Term Employment Group: USFA Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0

Posted Date: 7/6/2023

Closing Date: Until Filled

The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, and are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments.

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

We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request.

We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthen these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the deybwewin | taapwaywin | tapwewin: Indigenous Truth policy and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

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