New vacancy: Associate Professorship in Evolutionary Anthropology

School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography in association with St Hugh's College


Salary: Grade 10a (30S): a combined salary of between £50,300 and £67,541 p.a. depending on experience, plus College benefits
Closing date and time: 11 November 2022, 12:00 noon. 
Vacancy No. 161141

The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (SAME), seek to appoint an inspirational teacher and accomplished research scholar to an Associate Professorship in Evolutionary Anthropology, in association with Tutorial Fellowship at St Hugh’s College. Applications are welcomed from outstanding candidates with teaching experience and a strong research background in Evolutionary Anthropology.

The postholder will provide teaching and supervision at both undergraduate and graduate level.  In particular they will provide the core lectures for Paper 2 (Human Genetics and Evolution) of the BA in Human Sciences, along with tutorials and lectures for the MSc in Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology.  They will be expected to supervise undergraduate and masters dissertations, as well as the work of DPhil students. The postholder will also be expected to contribute to the School’s teaching programme, and to administrative and intellectual leadership within the Institute of Human Sciences.

The postholder will be a Governing Body Fellow of St Hugh’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.

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

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

The Head of School, Dr David Pratten, welcomes informal inquiries about the post, please contact

For queries about recruitment procedure and processes, please contact

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on 11th November 2022.

It is expected that interviews will take place in the week commencing 9th January 2023.

Further particulars and how to apply