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Faculty Lecturer

McGill University Anthropology Department
Montréal, Quebec (CA)
$70,000 annually
Closing date
Jun 1, 2023

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General Anthropology
Full Time
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The Department of Anthropology seeks applications to fill a one-year position of Faculty Lecturer, with teaching responsibilities involving some combination of courses in the anthropology of the environment, anthropology of law, anthropology of religion and/or anthropology of development. An ability to teach in visual anthropology is also considered an asset. The teaching load will be 3 courses per semester (Fall and Winter), for a total of 6 courses taught over one academic year. The precise courses will be determined in consultation with the Chair of Anthropology.

The one-year appointment commences August 1, 2023. Applicants should have a PhD in Anthropology, with a specialization in the anthropology of the environment, anthropology of law, anthropology of religion and/or anthropology of development

The salary is $70,000 annually.

McGill University is an English-language university where most teaching and research activities are conducted in the English language, thereby requiring English communication both verbally and in writing.

All Applicants must fill out the online application form at and upload a letter of interest highlighting relevant teaching experience and expertise, a curriculum vitae, evidence of effectiveness in teaching, and the contact information for three references.

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For further information on the Department of Anthropology, please consult the website:

The deadline to apply is May 30, 2023.


Commitment to Equity and Diversity

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.



McGills anthropology department is home to faculty who do research in ethnographic film, indigenous cosmologies, poetry, ecology, global mental health, economic exchange, Islamic law, gender and sexuality, addiction, therapeutic rituals, and death. Conducting research across the globe and through human history.

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