Faculty of Environment


Bioanthropologist or Archaeologist - Limited Term Assistant Professor

The Department of Archaeology at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a three-year Limited Term Assistant Professor position (with possibility for renewal and/or opportunity to apply for the position if it is approved as a tenure-track position) specialising in bioanthropology or environmental archaeology, beginning 1 January 2013.

We seek an individual with an established research programme in bioanthropology or environmental archaeology as well as proven ability to publish results and secure research funding. The bioanthropologist must have expertise in human osteology, with specialization in forensics preferred. The environmental archaeologist requires expertise in archaeological science or quantitative applications, with a focus on human-environmental interactions.

Regional area of specialization is open. The successful applicant must demonstrate potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level, including general archaeology courses as well as upper division courses in human osteology or environmental archaeology. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.

Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae, the names and addresses of three academic referees, and a written statement of research and teaching goals. Applications or inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Catherine D’Andrea
Chair, Department of Archaeology
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B.C., V5A 1S6

The closing date for application submission is 1 August 2012.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further information see the Collection Notice.

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