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Assistant Professor – Evolutionary Anthropology – 1701848 
Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: Anthropology
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Nov 3, 2017
Job Closing: Jan. 22, 2018, 11:59pm EST.

Description: The Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Evolutionary Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor that will commence July 1, 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a closely related discipline by July 1, 2018, or shortly thereafter, with a research focus that complements existing faculty expertise. The successful applicant must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, as demonstrated by a teaching dossier that outlines past experience and accomplishments, a teaching statement that outlines teaching philosophy and plans for future teaching, and strong letters of reference. The dossier must also provide demonstrated evidence of expertise in human skeletal biology in the context of one or more of the following: evolutionary biology, developmental biology, paleoanthropology, bioarchaeology, and bone biology, as well as evidence of an active research program that contributes to one or more of these areas, and an emerging reputation in research as demonstrated by an ability to attract external research funding, publication in appropriate peer-reviewed journals with strong reputations, research in progress that targets such publication venues, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. Experience with indigenous community engagement, facility with crossing sub-disciplinary boundaries, and mastery over both scientific methods and ethical dimensions of research would be definite assets. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Toronto is a large, three-campus institution in a vibrant, multi-ethnic region and has a very diverse student population. The Department of Anthropology is a multi-field unit with diverse research and teaching. It has 30 full-time faculty at the St. George campus and 52 graduate faculty across its three campuses. For more information about the Department of Anthropology, please see our home page at

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking the link below.  Applications must include a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a brief outline of current and proposed future research interests and two samples of published work. Application materials must be submitted online. Submission guidelines are available at  If you have questions about this position, please contact

Please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF or MS Word format as follows: (1) Cover letter and CV (2) teaching dossier, research statement, and sample publications. Applicants should arrange for three referees to send letters of reference directly to Professor Edward B. Banning, Chair, Department of Anthropology, by email to by the closing date of January 22, 2018. If you have questions about the position, please contact The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be assessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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Fellowships & other positions

Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, University of British Columbia
Deadline: Mid-October to early November – check with the UBC department or unit of interest regarding internal deadline

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Application materials can be handed in continuously to be considered for the duration of the program. Funding is guaranteed until the end of Jan. 2017, with a possible extension until Jan. 2019.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships, University of Virginia
Applications accepted annually. See website for deadlines.

Columbia University Society of Fellows
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Collegium Budapest Fellowships
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Cornell University Society for the Humanities Felllowships
Applications accepted annually. See website for various deadlines.

David Rockefeller Centre for Latin American Studies Visiting Scholars and Fellows, Harvard
Applications accepted annually, February 1 deadline.

European University Institute Fellowships
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University of Chicago Society of Fellows
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