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School of Language, Social and Political Sciences | Te Kura Mātāpuna Tangata

College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata

University of Canterbury| Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha

Located in Christchurch | Ōtautahi, New Zealand | Aotearoa

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

Mōu | Who You Are

We invite applications for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor or Professor in anthropology. Applicants must have a PhD degree and a record of published research. Preference will be given to Maori/Pacific scholars with an understanding of Indigenous knowledge in Pacific contexts.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a geographical focus on the Pacific region
  • have research and teaching strengths in environmental anthropology, particularly in areas of sustainable development, community health and wellbeing or resilience
  • have a strong background or potential for interdisciplinary teaching and research
  • possess demonstrated or emerging potential for successful community-engaged research and interdisciplinary collaboration with indigenous and/or other communities in Aotearoa New Zealand or other parts of the Pacific and a research programme capable of attracting external funding
  • be an outstanding teacher, with a strong commitment to developing excellent courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

London, UK

RAI Forensic Anthropology and Fundraising Officer

DEADLINE Friday 24 June 2022 - UK

Part-time (3 days a week)

Further particulars

The Royal Anthropological Institute is a flourishing and busy learned society. In recognition of its success, it has recently been awarded a Royal Charter. In order to help administer the ongoing expansion of its activities, the institute is now seeking to appoint an officer to assist with its Forensic Anthropology programme, and with fundraising. The position will be three days a week, divided approximately into one day a week for Forensic Anthropology, and two days a week fundraising.  Amongst the core duties will be to act as secretary to two committees: to the Forensic Anthropology Committee, and to the Fundraising Sub-Committee. As with all the RAI’s staff, the successful candidate will be expected to develop the areas to which they contribute with flair and acumen.


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