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Lecturer in Anthropology
University of Sydney


Date Posted Jul. 11, 2022
Title Lecturer in Anthropology
University University of Sydney
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Department School of Social and Political Sciences
Application Deadline Aug. 8, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Anthropology
 
 

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  • Full time continuing
  • Contribute to School of Social and Political Sciences based strategic research themes, and play a role in initiating new research and teaching initiatives
  • Academic Level B, Base Salary $113,184 - $134,403 p.a. + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS) is seeking to appoint a continuing Lecturer (Level B) in Anthropology, specializing in environmental anthropology, economic anthropology or medical anthropology.

The School is composed of the Disciplines of Anthropology, Government and International Relations, Political Economy, and Sociology and Criminology. It offers innovative degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels that attract the very best students from Australia and overseas. SSPS is the focus for the strategic development of the social sciences at the University of Sydney with a goal of becoming Australia’s leading centre for research and teaching in the field.

Founded in 1925, the Discipline of Anthropology at the University of Sydney is Australia's first anthropology department. It maintains a strong reputation for theoretical innovation, excellence in ethnographic fieldwork and an outstanding commitment to the training of postgraduate research students.

The successful appointee will be located in the Discipline of Anthropology and teach into our undergraduate and postgraduate programs, supervise research students, contribute to School based strategic research themes, and play a role in initiating new research and teaching initiatives within the School, Faculty and University. The appointee will be expected to contribute to the full range of discipline activities and contribute to the life of the School and Faculty.

 

About you

We are looking for a Lecturer in Anthropology who possesses:

  • a PhD in Anthropology with a focus on environmental anthropology, economic anthropology, or medical anthropology
  • a strong record of scholarly publication, including publications in Q1 Anthropology and cognate journals  
  • evidence of ability to conduct research at an international level
  • a track record of external research grants either individually or in teams
  • teaching experience at undergraduate level in environmental anthropology, economic anthropology, or medical anthropology
  • strong communication, collegial and team-based skills
  • teaching experience at postgraduate level in environmental anthropology, economic anthropology, or medical anthropology (desirable)
  • demonstrated record of working with organisations beyond the university, and attracting industry and or community funding, to support research (desirable)
  • the potential to develop responsible leadership skills (desirable).

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

For the right candidates, visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Specific enquiries about the position can be directed to Professor Rodney Smith at rodney.smith@sydney.edu.au

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Rae Hao, Recruitment Operations, by email to rae.hao@sydney.edu.au.

Closing date for applications

11:59 pm, Monday 08/08/2022

How to apply

Click here to apply;

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  • We are committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. (c) The University of Sydney


 
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    Sydney, New South Wales
    Australia
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