Employment Opportunities

Posted: 30 March 2020

Per Course Instructor positions: Spring semester 2020

The Department of Archaeology invites applications from individuals interested in teaching the following undergraduate course in the spring 2020.

Subject to budgetary restrictions and sufficient enrolments, appointments will be made on a course by course basis and will not entail any obligation to conduct research or to perform any administrative service for Memorial University. Appointments will be made in accordance with the provisions in the MUN-LUMUN Collective Agreement. Course design and evaluation methods for all courses will be in accordance with the Department of Archaeology regulations and the Memorial University Calendar.

Course TitleCourse ScheduleDescriptionQualificationsCampus
ARCH 2494-081- Game of GendersONLINEIntroduces students to considerations and expressions of gender in northern medieval society, with particular reference to Viking and Anglo-Saxon worlds. The course explores the concept of gender and considers varied gendered identities found in material and textual evidence. Students will reflect on how significant cultural changes, such as the conversion to Christianity and the expansion to the North Atlantic and to L'Anse aux Meadows, laid the foundation for what is considered gender appropriate in Western society.An MA or equivalent in Archaeology or a closely related discipline; previous teaching experience at a post-secondary level; and a demonstrated knowledge of the course concepts and content.DISTANCE

Please visit www.mun.ca/archaeology/about/ for program and course information description.

To apply for this position:
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names of referees, electronically or in writing to:

Dr. Peter Whitridge
Department Head
Department of Archaeology
Tel: (709) 864-8192 Fax: (709) 864-2374
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL, A1B 3X8
Email: ghiscock@mun.ca

Salary: As per the MUN-LUMUN Collective Agreement
Closing Date: Tuesday April 14, 2020

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University of Newfoundland is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.


Department of Archaeology

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000