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Sessional Instructor, Economic Anthropology, Department of Anthropology & Archaeology

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Job ID: 13716

Updated: October 2, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Department of Anthropology & Archaeology is currently seeking a Sessional Instructor to teach the following course during the Winter 2018 Session:

  • ANTH 385 - Economic Anthropology

The dates for the winter session are January 1 to April 30, 2018.  For Course Descriptions please visit the University’s Course Calendar.

Qualified individuals who may be interested in teaching should submit a letter of application to Julie Boyd, at, no later than September 30, 2017.

In support of your application, please provide the following:

  • Current, up-to-date CV (if our Department does not already have one on file)
  • Three (3) references (required if you have not taught for our Department before)
  • Description of your qualifications in support of each course(s) you are interested in teaching

Doctoral students who will have passed their candidacy exams by the time the course begins are eligible to apply.

The amount of remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B.  Please see the Faculty Association’s website for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration. 

Note that you will receive an email confirming receipt of your emailed application, but only successful candidates will be notified upon completion of the selection process.

The application deadline is September 30, 2017.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

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About the University of Calgary
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