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Senior Lecturer, Socio-cultural Anthropology

Employer
Australian National University, School of Archeology and Anthropology
Location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (AU)
Salary
$119,884 - $133,202 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty
Discipline
Cultural Anthropology
Organization Type
Academic
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Job Details

The School of Archaeology and Anthropology (College of Arts and Social Sciences) at the Australian National University seeks a full-time Lecturer (Level C) specialised in socio-cultural anthropology with a record of fieldwork excellence and innovative approach to ethnography. 

The successful applicant would complement and extend existing teaching and research strengths of Anthropology within the College of Arts and Social Sciences; specialisation and geographical focus are open. Responsibilities will include contributing to the Master in Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development, teaching into our undergraduate anthropology and development studies curriculum, and supervising post-graduate research. Teaching and mentoring experience is required. 

 The ideal candidate should have (1) a PhD in socio-cultural anthropology and strong field experience, (2) a demonstrated capacity to contribute to contemporary anthropological theory, (3) demonstrated commitment to excellence in research (4) a good track record of publishing, and (5) and a clear vision for public engagement for their scholarship.  

College Overview

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one 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.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. 

For further information please contact: Associate Professor Alison Behie T: +61 2 61254085 E: alison.behie@anu.edu.au

Application Information  

Candidates will be asked for evidence of on-going and active field-based research, an excellent publication record relative to opportunity, a strong teaching record that demonstrates pedagogies suited to a diverse cohort of undergraduate and Masters students as well as both face-to-face and online teaching, and an interest in developing innovative curriculum in Applied Anthropology and Development Studies. A successful track record of competitive grants will be an advantage. 

In order to apply for the position, please make sure that you upload the following documents: 

  • 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.
  • Research Statement 
  • Teaching Statement  
  • Impact and Engagement Statement 
  • Writing Sample 

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

Company

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. 

The following information is provided by the employer in accordance with AAA policy. AAA is not responsible for verifying the accuracy of these statements. They are not part of the actual position description submitted for publication by the employer.

  • This employer does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation/preference.
  • This employer does prohibit discrimination based on gender identity/expression.
  • This employer does not offer health insurance benefits to eligible partners.
  • This employer does not appear on the AAUP list of censured institutions.
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Telephone
+61261253040
Location
Coombs Building #9, Fellows Road
110 ELLERY CRES
Australian National University
ACT
2601
United States
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