Lecturer in Cultural Anthropology (Position One)

Victoria University of Wellington - School of Social and Cultural Studies

A one of Wellington's largest and most established employers, and the number one university in New Zealand for research quality, Victoria University of Wellington provides opportunities for rewards, recognition and development.

Applications are invited for a permanent Lectureship in the Cultural Anthropology Programme within the School of Social and Cultural Studies, Victoria University of Wellington. The successful applicant for this position will have a PhD in anthropology in hand at time of application, experience in teaching at a tertiary level, and a developing research profile, which includes evidence of scholarly publications. We are especially interested in candidates with research and teaching expertise in political and visual anthropology and a regional focus in Asia.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop new areas of teaching and research in these specific domains while also contributing to the development and delivery of core courses in cultural anthropology. Supervision of postgraduate research will also be expected. This position will commence mid-February 2017. Please indicate on your application that you are applying for Position One. 

This permanent position represents an exciting opportunity for an outstanding early-career scholar and researcher to join our fast-growing programme. We are one of the largest anthropology programmes in New Zealand, with a focus on socially engaged research and innovative teaching. We are particularly interested in working with a collaborative scholar-educator, committed to high-quality teaching at undergraduate and post-graduate levels that is also already developing an active, innovative independent research agenda. Cultural Anthropology at Victoria aims to become a leading centre for anthropological research and teaching in Australasia and beyond, and the successful applicant will be actively involved in shaping the Programme’s future directions. 

Further information can be obtained from Prof Brigitte Bönisch Brednich, Head of School, Social and Cultural Studies, email Brigitte.Bonisch-Brednich@vuw.ac.nz, phone +64 4 463 6528 

Please complete the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter by attachment at: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies 

Applications close midnight New Zealand time, 21 October 2016 

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For more information, and to apply online, visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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