Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Indigenous Anthropology
Australian National University
August 28, 2018
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
From AUD $98,009 + Superannuat
Full Time - Faculty, Tenured
Higher Education Administration
We are looking for an outstanding and highly motivated Anthropologist with an on-going commitment to fieldwork and grant applications, who works in the area of Indigenous Anthropology.
Undertake high-level anthropology based research.
Initiate, develop and deliver innovative and flexible lectures, seminars and course materials relevant to anthropology and Indigenous anthropology in particular.
Significant involvement in professional activities at a national and international level.
This position is for someone who will take the lead in developing outstanding and innovative research and teaching projects in the area of Indigenous anthropology. The applicant should have substantive field experience with Indigenous people, preferably in Australia. That experience should be combined with a theoretical interest in at least one of the following fields: environmental anthropology, the anthropology of policy, the anthropology of the state. The applicant will contribute to research-led education in the area of Indigenous anthropology at both upper undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The applicant will also be responsible for teaching a general introduction to anthropology first year course, and contribute to theory and field methods courses for graduate students beyond their speciality. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons are strongly encouraged to apply.
Key responsibilities of the position will include contributing to collaborative research and teaching projects within the School of Archaeology and Anthropology, and the Research School of Humanities and the Arts.
The School of Archaeology and Anthropology is located within the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS).
For more inquiries please contact Professor Laurajane Smith, +61 2 6125 8162 E:
Please apply through our jobs pages which may be accessed through the link on this page or through our jobs pages on www.anu.edu.au
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:
A statement addressing the selection criteria.
A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
Other documents, if required.
Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.
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Additional Salary Information: Level B AUD $98,009 - $111,365 plus 17% Superannuation / Level C AUD $118,044 - $131,402 plus 17% Superannuation
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The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life