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Lecturer in Social Anthropology
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF28742

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 02/06/2019

Job live date: 03/05/2019

Salary: £40,792 - £50,132 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Archaeology Geography & Environmental Science

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

We are looking to expand the breadth of our exiting teaching and research in Anthropology within the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science, prior to launching a joint BA in Archaeology and Anthropology in 2020. We are looking to appoint a Social Anthropologist who would make a good intellectual fit within an Archaeology Department; for example, someone specialising in: material culture anthropology; visual and/or museum anthropology; approaches investigating the use of space and/or technology, or the historical ethnographic literature of indigenous communities and/or colonial encounters.

You will have:

  • A capacity to deliver effective teaching in social anthropology (at both a general and specialist level)
  • Good understanding of social theory and the disciplinary history of anthropology, and an ability to teach the basics of kinship, religion, economic and political anthropology
  • A track record of research attainment and related publications
  • A specialism in Social Anthropology that would make the post a good intellectual fit within an Archaeology Department.

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Department Director of Teaching and Learning

Contact role:

Programme Director

Contact name:

Duncan Garrow

Contact name:

Rob Hosfield

Contact phone:

+44 (0) 118 378 6458

Contact phone:

+44 (0) 118 378 7632

Contact email:

Contact email:

Closing date: 02/06/2019

Interview date: 25/06/2019

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.







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