Lecturer in Anthropology

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£39,592 - £54,421 per annum
20 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description:

The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics (HAPP) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint a Lecturer to work in the field of Anthropology to support research and teaching at all levels. It is expected that the appointee will have demonstrable ability to teach in a number of areas including: the anthropology of performance and peace-building, paradigms in the theoretical development of sociocultural anthropology, and ethnographic research methods.   

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • A relevant degree with a PhD completed in anthropology or a relevant subject
  • A research focus on the anthropology of performance
  • Record of publication of high-quality research outputs (commensurate with career stage)
  • Evidence of independent contribution in research projects and outputs
  • Evidence of scholarly activity e.g. conference papers, book reviews, involvement in national and international scholarly networks
  • Evidence of ability to contribute to teaching in the area of anthropology of performance, along with teaching in key areas of anthropological theory and methods.  

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.  

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.   

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)  

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.   

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.   

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Dominic Bryan at d.bryan@qub.ac.uk.  

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