The School of Social Science seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Anthropology to commence in January 2022. The Lecturer will be based in the Department of Anthropology and will have experience of teaching and applying for research funding commensurate with career stage. They should also have (or expect to have) publications suitable for inclusion in the Department of Anthropology’s Research Excellence Framework submissions.
Applicants should hold a PhD degree in Anthropology or closely related subject. They should have experience of teaching in higher education and be able to make a contribution to a range of courses in our undergraduate programme in Anthropology and our postgraduate programmes in Anthropology and Museum Studies. A significant portion of the post-holder’s time will be spent teaching on our growing MLitt in Museum Studies, which attracts students with a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds from all over the world.
The successful candidate should have completed their PhD in Anthropology or a closely related discipline. Experience of working within the museum sector either through research or as a staff member would be an advantage.
They should be self-motivated, flexible and be willing to teach on a variety of courses at different levels of study, and have the ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students and inspire them to learn. There should be a clear demonstration of an academic and research career trajectory, and a willingness to make a full contribution to the School’s activities.
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, and will work effectively both independently and as part of a team with colleagues, students, and internal and external associates.
Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7, £42,149 – £50,296 per annum and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 13 October 2021
For further information and application forms: https://www.abdnjobs.co.uk/vacancy/lecturer-456913.html