Associate Professorship in Medical Anthropology

School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography


Salary: Grade 10a (36S), in the range: £52,815 - £70,918 p.a. dependent on experience
Closing date and time: 26 April 2024, 12:00 noon. 
Vacancy No.: 171883
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The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (SAME) is recruiting an Associate Professor in Medical Anthropology. The post will be held in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at Exeter College. Applications are welcomed from outstanding candidates with teaching experience and a strong research background in any area of Medical Anthropology.

We welcome applications from academics who hold a doctorate in anthropology, or a closely related field, and have the excellent interpersonal skills necessary for teaching high-achieving students; a track record of obtaining research funding, evidence of research accomplishment and potential commensurate with the current stage of your career, and the collaboration and leadership skills necessary to manage excellent research programmes and to attract external funding. The main duties of the post are to carry out research at an international level, to teach, supervise and examine undergraduate and postgraduate students, and to make a contribution to School administration.

The appointee will be a Governing Body Fellow of Exeter College. Appointments to Associate Professorships are confirmed as permanent on successful completion of a review during the first 5 years. Any offer made will be subject to pre-employment checks. 

The post is offered on a full-time basis, available from 1 September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications are encouraged from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are underrepresented in academic posts in Oxford. 

The deadline for applications is Friday 26th April at 12 noon.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 6th June 2024.

For further particulars, and to apply, please visit the Oxford University Jobs portal.