Sessional Instructor - Anthropology and Archaeology - University of Calgary

Date Posted: 
May 13, 2022
Closing Date: 
May 23, 2022

The Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Calgary is seeking a Sessional Instructor for Summer 2022 to teach ARKY 329: Fringe Archaeology.

Course Description: Explores popular, fantastic, and alternate interpretations of archaeological remains presented in the press and popular media and analyzes the logical flaws in pseudoscientific explanations. Students hone their critical thinking skills and discover the “real story” about our past revealed by the science of archaeology.

Dates: June 27th - August 15th, 2022 (start of term to end of exam period)

Times: MW 12:00 - 2:45pm

Format: Originally scheduled for in-person delivery, however we are willing to consider applications to teach this course remotely, as an online synchronous or hybrid synchronous/asynchronous class.

To apply, please submit your application documents (in pdf form) to Monika Davidson, Academic Programs Specialist, at as soon as possible, but no later than Monday, May 23rd.

In support of your application, please provide the following:

  • Current CV
  • Names and contact information for 3 potential referees; and
  • Teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available)

If you have questions, please reach out to Dr. Susanne Cote, Undergraduate Program Director at