Lecturer in Anthropology (Education & Research)

Exeter, Devon (GB)
£34,520 - £42,418 per annum
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

College of Social Sciences and International Studies - Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology

Lecturer in Anthropology (Education & Research) (Ref: P59772) 

The salary will be £34,520 - £42,418 per annum on Grade F for Lecturers subject to knowledge, skills and experience. 

We are looking for a Social/Cultural Anthropologist with strong interest in the political, economic and social dimensions of contemporary issues. You will bring anthropological expertise to bear on at least one of the department’s emerging interdisciplinary research themes which include: Nature, Practice and Relationality; Inequalities, Exclusions, Resistances; The Ethics and Aesthetics of Social Life; Identity, Culture and Difference; Health and Well-Being; and Security and Surveillance. You will also contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in areas related to your research, as well as teaching core modules on anthropological theory and methods. 

You will be joining an interdisciplinary Department that has an outstanding international reputation. SPA was submitted to the Sociology review panel in the 2014 REF, and placed 4th nationally (when power is taken into account; 100% of research staff were submitted). This is a testament to the Department’s vibrant and strongly inter- and trans-disciplinary research culture. Further, Anthropology has recently scored highly in student satisfaction league tables. 

Applicants will have a PhD in Anthropology or a closely related discipline. You will be able to demonstrate: a strong programme of research that has international recognition; a record in attracting research funding, or a potential to attract funding; an ability to work within an inter-disciplinary department and to develop research links across specialisms; a willingness to engage in continuous professional development; the ability to develop and use a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning; a commitment to delivering the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; and enthusiasm for the supervision of research students. 

This full-time post is expected to be available from 1 September 2018 on a permanent basis.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly 
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today.

For further information please contact Professor Harry West:

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.