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DEADLINE 15 May 2019 - UK

The Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) is seeking to appoint an Office Manager and Conference Assistant. The RAI is the oldest learned society devoted to anthropology and plays a leading role in the dissemination and creation of anthropological knowledge. Registered as a charity, it has its own freehold building in Fitzroy Street, and approximately 20 staff (full and part-time). Its library is jointly run with the British Museum, and it works with many institutions in the UK and overseas.

This post is a new one, and arises out of the RAI’s increasingly busy programme of events, conferences and activities. The Office Manager will be expected to work from the RAI’s offices in London and take an active role in the RAI’s activities and programmes alongside other members of staff. The role is broadly speaking from 9.30am until 5.30pm, and the successful candidate will be expected to work on site. There is occasional travel to other UK locations, for example if we hold a conference outside London, and during a lecture or event occasionally working after hours will be necessary. This excepted, it is essential that the successful candidate is able to work during office hours from our offices at 50 Fitzroy Street, and this position is not therefore appropriate for remote working. The office is busy, and the post entails additionally light occasional physical duties such as rearranging rooms, books, changing lightbulbs, or taking in boxes of supplies. It is also expected that the successful candidate is comfortable or ready to learn the use of IT systems that are typically used in modern offices and events, such as Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Zoom, Conference Management Systems, and so on.

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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