Course lectureships

Course Lectureships

Fall 2018

Posting period: June 1 - 22, 2018

Deadline to Apply: June 22, 2018

Salary: $8220/course (including vacation pay).

The Department of Anthropology is inviting applications to teach courses in fall 2018. Please complete the online application form and upload required documents. ABD applicants must also provide a letter from their dissertation supervisor attesting to their progress in their program and preparation to teach the course, submitted electronically to jobsearch.anthropology [at] mcgill.ca. Applications will be ranked according to the collective agreement between McGill University and the MCLIU. Preference will be given to the qualified applicant with the most priority points. 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. For any questions, please contact jobsearch.anthropology [at] mcgill.ca

 
Fall Courses and Teaching Qualification Requirements

ANTH 222-001 Legal Anthropology

Exploration of dispute resolutions and means of social cohesion in various societies of the world. Themes: dichotomy between law and custom, local definitions of justice and rights, forms of conflict resolution, access to justice, gender and law, universality of human rights, legal pluralism.

September 4 – December 4, 2018: MW (10:05 – 11:25) ENGMC 304

TQR

Education: MA required; Priority to holders of Ph.Ds with specialization in relevant areas, or near completion of degree.

Experience: Priority will be given to candidates with relevant field research background and experience in teaching medical anthropology.

 

ANTH 227-001 Medical Anthropology

Beliefs and practices concerning sickness and healing are examined in a variety of Western and non-Western settings. Special attention is given to cultural constructions of the body and to theories of disease causation and healing efficacy. Topics include international health, medical pluralism, transcultural psychiatry, and demography.

September 4 – December 4, 2018: M W (16:35 – 15:55) STBIO S1/3

TQR

Education: MA required; Priority to holders of Ph.Ds with specialization in relevant areas, or near completion of degree.

Experience: Priority will be given to candidates with relevant field research background an experience.

 

ANTH 322-001 Social Change in Africa

The impact of colonialism on African societies; changing families, religion, arts; political and economic transformation; migration, urbanization, new social categories; social stratification; the social setting of independence and neo-colonialism; continuity, stagnation, and progressive change.

September 4 – December 4, 2018: WF (16:05 – 17:25) ENGMC 304

TQR

Education: MA required; Priority to holders of PhDs with specialization in relevant areas, or near completion of degree.

Experience: Priority will be given to candidates with relevant African field research background, and experience in teaching African Anthropology.

 

ANTH 343 – Anthropology and the Animal

This course explores through the ethnographic study of human-animal relations how the question of "the animal" helps us examine our central assumptions about what it means to be human.

September 4 – December 3, 2018: TR (13:05 - 14:25) ENGMD 280

TQR

Education: MA required; Priority to holders of PhDs with specialization in relevant areas, or near completion of degree.

Experience: Priority will be given to candidates whose research and publication record demonstrates expertise in the anthropological study of the relation between humans and nonhumans.