Position available: 3-year, full-time lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Otago

The University of Otago is seeking a fixed term, full-time Lecturer in Social Anthropology.

Applications are invited for a 3 year, full-time Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Otago, available from 1 February 2020. We are especially interested in hearing from applicants who specialise in environmental anthropology, sounded or visual anthropology or Indigenous anthropology. Applications close on Sunday 14 July 2019 (NZ time).

Social Anthropology was established at Otago University in 1919. In 1968, a Department of Anthropology, incorporating both Social Anthropology and Archaeology, was established with a Foundation Chair. Since 1 February 2019, Social Anthropology has been organised into a distinctive programme within the newly established School of Social Sciences. The School of Social Sciences includes Programmes in Archaeology; Media, Film & Communication; Politics; Religion; Social Anthropology; Social & Community Work; Sociology, Gender Studies & Criminology; and the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies.

The Social Anthropology Programme offers courses in introductory socio-cultural anthropology, reproduction, globalisation, the anthropology of money, rites of passage, death studies, health studies, cultural politics, and courses in anthropological technique and theory.

The successful applicant will have:

• PhD degree in socio-cultural anthropology.
• Active research portfolio as evidenced by quality publications.
• Demonstrated teaching experience at tertiary level.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Strong commitment to developing collaborative working relationships with colleagues.

For more information, including details about the position and how to apply online, visit: https://otago.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1901216

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Dr Greg Rawlings.

Applications close Sunday 14 July 2019 New Zealand time.