UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Lecturer in Anthropology

6 days left

Location
, United Kingdom
Salary
£38,017 - £42,792
Posted
12 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Jul 2020
Ref
ACAD104591
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job number ACAD104591
Division/School School of Arts
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Full time
Salary £38,017 - £42,792
Closing date for applications 12-Jul-2020

The University of Bristol’s Department of Anthropology & Archaeology is seeking to appoint a 1.0 FTE Lecturer in Social Anthropology for a fixed term of seven months from 1st August 2020 until 28th February 2021. The postholder will be expected to contribute to the co-ordination, delivery and assessment of high-quality teaching in social anthropology. You will have a broad knowledge of social anthropology and you should be able to teach across the curriculum at both undergraduate level and postgraduate levels. You will be asked to deliver units including lectures and seminars (online and in person); mark student assessments and give appropriate feedback; supervise and mark undergraduate dissertations; provide pastoral support to students; and contribute to the administrative functioning of the Department.

The Department offers the following degree programmes: BA Anthropology, BA Anthropology & Archaeology, MArts Anthropology with Innovation, MA Anthropology, MPhil and PhD. Your teaching duties will include directing and delivering three units at undergraduate and MA level.  Expertise in social anthropological theory and methods; the anthropology of gender and childhood would be an advantage.

You will also be required to provide seminars/tutorials in two social anthropology units, and you will be expected to contribute to team-taught mandatory units at both undergraduate and MA level.

You will be asked to deliver units including lectures and seminars; mark student assessments and give appropriate feedback; supervise and mark undergraduate dissertations; provide pastoral support to students; and contribute to the administrative functioning of the Department.

This role represents an opportunity to be part of an exciting, vibrant and diverse Department and to play a significant role in the education and support of our undergraduate and postgraduate students. We are unique in the UK in offering a truly ‘four-field’ approach to anthropology, with programmes that incorporate biological anthropology, social anthropology, linguistic anthropology and archaeology.  There has been significant University investment in anthropology over the past five years, and our staff collaborate in a thriving interdisciplinary environment. The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We would welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

Please address informal enquiries to Professor Mhairi Gibson mhairi.gibson@bristol.ac.uk.

The post is available from 1st August 2020.

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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