Course lectureships

Fall 2019

Posting period: May 31 - June 22, 2019

Deadline to Apply: June 22, 2019

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

The Department of Anthropology is inviting applications to teach courses in fall 2019. 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 206-001 Environment and Culture

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

September 3 – December 5, 2019: T R (14:35 – 15:55) Campus 1 MTL – 420 Sherbrooke W 109

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 examining human/environmental interactions, and experience in teaching in Environmental Anthropology.

 

ANTH 308-001 Political Anthropology 01

The study of political systems and political processes. Conflict and its resolution. The emphasis of the course will be on local-level politics and non-industrial societies.

September 3 – December 5, 2019: MW (08:35 – 09:55) STBIO S 3/3

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 and experience in teaching political anthropology

 

ANTH 322-001 Social Change in Modern 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 3 – December 5, 2019: M W (14:35 – 15:55) Bronfman Building 151

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 African field research background and experience in teaching African Anthropology.

 

ANTH 352-001 History of Anthropological Theory

Exploration in the history of anthropological theory; schools, controversies, intellectual history, sociology of knowledge.

September 3 – December 5, 2019: T R (16:05 – 17:25) Arts Building 150

TQR

Education: MA required; Priority to holders of PhDs or near completion of degree.

Experience: Priority will be given to candidates with strong interest in history of anthropological thought and teaching experience.

 

ANTH 402 – 001 Topics in Ethnography

An exploration of selected ethnographic case material. Investigation of a regional literature or survey of significant contributions to ethnography or examination of an ethnological issue.

September 3 – December 5, 2019: W (08:35 - 11:25) Education Building 613

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 experience in teaching ethnographic topics

 

ANTH 436 – 001 North American Native Peoples

A detailed examination of selected contemporary problems.

September 3 – December 5, 2019: T R (16:05 - 17:25) Leacock Building 721

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 research background and experience in teaching in this field.