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DEADLINE 30 September 2019 - UK

The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute
Appointment of Honorary Editor

Further particulars:
The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute is one of the world’s premier anthropology journals, and has been the journal of record in the United Kingdom since its inception. The RAI seeks now to appoint a new honorary editor, who will take over from Dr Elizabeth Hallam, whose present term of office comes to an end on 30 September 2020, with the completion of volume 26 (December 2020).

DEADLINE 14 October 2019 - UK

Exciting Opportunity to Increase Public Awareness of Anthropology

The Royal Anthropological Institute, supported by the Esperanza Trust, is seeking to appoint a colleague or colleagues to a Leach/RAI Fellowship in Public Anthropology. The Fellowship is named after Sir Edmund Leach, who was particularly talented in communicating with a wide range of publics. Applicants are invited to propose a programme of public engagement activities, such as writing articles for the print and online press, contributing to social media, blogs and podcasts, giving public talks, including for the internet, radio and television, and/or other innovative activities. The period of the Fellowship is for one year and offers a grant of £18,000.  The grant can be used as basic employment, or to contribute to replacement teaching costs, but generally to support the delivery of the proposal and cover other associated expenses.

Deadline: when position filled





King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

College Name : College of Applied & Supporting Studies
Department Name : Department of General Studies
Positions/Ranks : Assistant/Associate Professor

Field/areas of Specialization/Experience : Cultural Anthropology

The Department of General Studies at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia invites applications for full-time faculty positions with the rank of Assistant and Associate Professor in the following field:

Cultural Anthropology

Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree with a strong commitment to research and teaching. Applicants are also expected to be proficient in English (spoken and written) as the language of instruction at KFUPM is English. Candidates with Middle East expertise and experience are encouraged to apply.

Salary/Benefits: Two-year renewable contract. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the University’s policy: air ticket/s to Dammam on appointment; annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons; assistance with local tuition fees for school-age dependent children; local transportation allowance; two months’ paid summer leave; end-of-service gratuity. The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities and a recreation center.

How to apply:

Please apply online by visiting KFUPM website at:; then click on jobs link.
You can also contact us:
By email: 

By mail: Dean, Faculty & Personnel Affairs, KFUPM,
Box no. 5005, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
Fax #: +966 13 860 2429

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