Job Vacancy: Associate Professorship in Medical and Biological Anthropology

The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (SAME), seek to appoint an inspirational teacher and accomplished research scholar to an Associate Professorship in Medical and Biological Anthropology, in association with a non-tutorial Fellowship by Special Election at St Catherine’s College. Applications are welcomed from outstanding candidates with teaching experience and a strong research background. The postholder’s research and teaching must engage with the interactive ways in which culture, behaviour and environment influence human biology.

The postholder will provide teaching and supervision at both undergraduate and graduate level. In particular they should be prepared to work closely with colleagues as a core part of the Medical Anthropology teaching team. In addition to their responsibilities to graduate Medical Anthropology teaching and administration, they will also make a substantial contribution to the BA Human Sciences degree programme, leading the teaching on a core module (currently Human Ecology).

The appointee will be a non-tutorial Fellowship by Special Election at St Catherine’s 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.

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.

The post is offered on a full-time basis, available from 1st September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications are encouraged from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts at Oxford.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 13th January 2023.

It is expected that interviews will take place in either the week commencing 20th February 2023 or the week commencing 27th February 2023.