The Department of Anthropology at The University of Winnipeg invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Archaeology, Bioanthropology, Sociocultural Anthropology, or Museology. The successful candidate will also be appointed as Museum Curator to manage the collections (Archeology, Bioanthropology, Ethnographic, Reference) that are housed in the Department. Subject to budgetary approval, this position will commence July 1, 2023. Salary levels will be commensurate with qualifications and experience; exceptional candidates may be considered at other ranks in accordance with the University of Winnipeg Faculty Association Collective Agreement.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Archaeology, Bioanthropology, Sociocultural Anthropology, or Museology at the time of appointment. The successful applicant will be an effective teacher whose scholarship is grounded in community-engaged practices and methodologies and who has a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary environment. The position will have split duties – 60% as an Assistant Professor with teaching, research and service commitments, and 40% as Curator of the Anthropology Museum. The Curator will provide support for researchers and course instructors, who rely on these collections. The Curator will also be responsible for supervising the Anthropology Museum collections technician.
The successful candidate will teach core undergraduate courses in their area of specialization, and will develop new courses relevant to department needs. The successful candidate will establish an innovative program of research that has the potential for external research funding and dissemination through publication or research-creation. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in Departmental and University service, and to make contributions to the broader community.