Naisa

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

The premiere international & interdisciplinary professional organization for scholars, graduate students, independent researchers, and community members interested in all aspects of Indigenous Studies.


The Department of Anthropology at Mount Allison University invites applications for a full-time 12-month term position. This appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor.
The successful candidate will be required to teach the following: ANTH 2501 Environment and Society; ANTH 3031 Indigenous Knowledge Systems; ANTH 3541 Ethnobotany; an intermediate level ethnography course on a region of their choice; and a 4000 level seminar course in the candidate’s area of expertise.
Candidates ought to have completed, or be in the process of completing, a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related field and preferably will have previous teaching experience. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2017, subject to budgetary approval.
Applications should take the form of one PDF file, incorporating a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, teaching statement or dossier, and the names and contact information for three references. Please apply electronically to:
Dr. Patricia Kelly Spurles
Acting Head of Anthropology
Mount Allison University
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Complete applications received by March 17, 2017 will receive full consideration.
Mount Allison University welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified applicants of all genders, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadian and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship or residency status in their application.