Departmental Lectureship in the Anthropology of Development

Oxford Department of International Development

Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £29,541 – £36,298 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Departmental Lectureship in the Anthropology of Development. The post is tenable for two years from 1 September 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter, with the possibility of extension. The postholder will be responsible to the Head of Department, Dr Nandini Gooptu, and will primarily provide teaching and assessment for the MPhil in Development Studies (including courses on anthropology and research methods), co-operate in the administrative work of the department, and carry out research in the field of the anthropology of development.

Applicants should have: a doctorate (or doctorate to be completed before the start date of the appointment) in anthropology with a focus on development issues or development studies or a cognate discipline that uses ethnographic methods and anthropological theory; proven ability to teach high achieving graduate students and carry out student assessment and course design; an active research record in the field of anthropology of development, preferably with a regional specialisation in the Middle East or South East Asia; an academic publication record commensurate with stage of career; the ability to present research findings to fellow professionals and the public; and the ability to contribute effectively to the administrative work of the department and to work effectively with colleagues as part of an interdisciplinary team.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12 noon UK time on Friday 21 June 2013 can be considered.

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