UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

Presidential Academic Fellowship: Social Anthropology - Medical/Health Anthropology

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
Posted
08 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Presidential Academic Fellowship: Social anthropology - medical/health anthropology

School of Social Sciences 

Faculty of Humanities

The University of Manchester

Creative, ambitious and keen to develop transformative research, you will relish this excellent opportunity to drive your academic career to a higher level. As an impressive early career academic, you’ll recognise that securing a Presidential Academic Fellowship at the University of Manchester will empower you to unlock your potential. In addition to a good salary for the duration of your Fellowship, you’ll receive several thousand pounds per annum for research support costs and access to key technology platforms. Your time during this award will be initially dedicated to research, with no or minimal teaching in the first year, and minimal teaching in the second year.  Thereafter teaching would increase with each subsequent year of the fellowship.  You can look forward to mentoring and assistance in winning external funding and awards.

As a Presidential Academic Fellow, you will be part of a Faculty which brings together one of Europe’s largest and most diverse groupings of researchers and teachers focussed on humanities and social sciences. You will build on our work in the field of social anthropology, with a particular focus on medical/health anthropology. We’re keen to hear from you if your work interrogates the intersection of health behaviours with health systems, and the ways in which cultures of well-being and ill-being are created in specific socio-economic settings. Ideally, your regional focus will be outside the UK, with a strong global health/health systems dimension.

To join us, you will need a relevant PhD or equivalent qualification. You’ll bring to the role a sustained record of publication output. Crucially, you will demonstrate the ability to develop a coherent world-leading research programme, with new concepts and ideas to extend intellectual understanding. You have what it takes to organise resources and deliver results to deadlines. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills also equip you to build a team, and to inspire and engage students. The determination to win your own funding will be key to your success.

To discover more and apply please visit www.brightest-minds.manchester.ac.uk

The University of Manchester is committed to building a culturally diverse institution where all staff and students can flourish and feel valued for their contribution and individuality.  Our policies and practices are designed to encourage talented people, whatever their background, to work and study here.  All appointments are made on merit.