Lecturer in Social Anthropology Ref 20168

School/department: School of Global Studies/Anthropology
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Fixed-term (1 year)
Reference: 20168
Salary range: starting at £39,592 to £43,155 per annum, pro rata if part-time.
Placed on: 12 May 2023
Closing date for applications: 26 May 2023
Expected interview date: To be confirmed
Expected Start Date: 1st September 2023

Job description

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Sussex invites applications for a one year fixed-term Lectureship in Social Anthropology within the School of Global Studies. Candidates are expected to have or be close to completing a PhD in Social Anthropology or close cognate field, with a focus on Human Rights, broadly conceived. Regional specialism is open. Applicants should demonstrate prior experience in teaching, ideally at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and an established or emerging research profile.  We particularly welcome applicants who will further enhance innovative, inclusive and decolonised approaches to interdisciplinary teaching and research in the Department and the School.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to direct informal enquiries to the Head of Anthropology, Prof Maya Unnithan: M.Unnithan@sussex.ac.uk

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

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How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOCX 65.11KB] and fill in all sections.

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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