About the role

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology is a world-leading research-led department. Its academics and research students work across a wide spectrum of anthropological, regional, and theoretical issues, including development, medical and psychological anthropology, food, migration, political economy, conflict, gender, race, infrastructure and the environment, critical theory and innovative ethnographic methods. One of the Department’s key strengths lies in fostering a supportive learning and teaching environment for its students.

About you

You will need to demonstrate the following qualifications and skills:

A PhD in Social/Cultural Anthropology
Experience developing and teaching university modules to a high standard
Broad knowledge of social theory and applied anthropology, as well as topical expertise to teach the Anthropology of Climate Change at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Achievement of high-quality research and outputs, in line with this level of appointment
High awareness of and the ability to accommodate a diversity of identities and protected characteristics in academic environments
Strong interpersonal and time management skills, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, meet varied deadlines, and communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders
You can find further information in the job pack, including the Job Description and Person Specification, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities, on the SOAS website.

In return we offer 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional School closure days; a generous employer pension contribution; a number of loan schemes including season ticket and IT equipment; Cycle to Work Scheme; enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay provisions, childcare voucher scheme and financial support for childcare

Further Information

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Professor Edward Simpson, Head of Department, es7@soas.ac.uk-

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please complete the unbiased application form online (personal details will not be visible to the shortlist panel). Further information can be found in the Job pack, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities. https://vacancies.soas.ac.uk/job/180690

Closing date:  Sunday, 01 August 2021

Salary: £45.089 – £53,115 per annum (Including London Allowance)

Location: Bloomsbury, London (home based currently due to COVID-19)

Contract type:  Fixed Term – 12 months (Successful candidate must be based in the UK for the duration of their contract)

Hours:  35 hours per week

Department: Anthropology & Sociology


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