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The Department of Anthropology is seeking instructors to teach the following courses:

FALL 2014 Term:

ANTH 206 – Environment and Culture

Day/Time: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:35-11:25am

Location: MDHAR G-10

Introduction to ecological anthropology, focusing on social and cultural adaptations to different environments, human impact on the environment, cultural constructions of the environment, management of common resources, and conflict over the use of resources.

ANTH 358 The Process of Anthropological Research

Day/Time: Tuesday, Thursday, 2:35-3:55pm

Location: ARTS 150

The nature of anthropological research as evidenced in monographs and articles; processes of concept formation and interpretation of data; the problem of objectivity.

Classes in the Fall 2014 Term begin Tuesday, September 2 and ends on Thursday, December 4, 2014. The final examination period is scheduled for Monday, December 8 to Friday, December 19, 2014.


WINTER 2015 Term:

ANTH 355 – Theories of Culture and Society

Day/Time: Wednesday,Friday, 10:05-11:25AM
Location: SADB 1/12

Contributions to contemporary anthropological theory; theoretical paradigms and debates; forms of anthropological explanation; the role of theory in the practice of anthropology; concepts of society, culture and structure; cultural evolution and relativity; interpretive anthropology, post-modernism.

Classes in the Winter 2015 Term begin Monday, January 5th and end on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015. The final examination period is scheduled from April 16th to 29th, 2015.


In accordance with new guidelines, the stipend is $7,200. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Interested candidates are asked to send a curriculum vitae, and a letter indicating teaching experience and areas of specialization, along with a brief course outline, via email (jobsearch [dot] anthropology [at] mcgill [dot] ca) addressed to:

Ms. Connie Di Giuseppe,
Administrative Officer,
Department of Anthropology,
McGill University

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.   Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled