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Unestablished Lecturer, Division of Social Anthropology (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a three year Temporary Lectureship in the Division of Social Anthropology, to start on 1 October 2017.

The postholder is expected to give lectures and seminars to a minimum level of 40 hours a year at undergraduate and post graduate levels. They are expected to teach and supervise broadly in Social Anthropology and would preferably have expertise in one or more of the following areas: development, media and/or Africa. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a vibrant and growing department at Cambridge.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 30 April 2017. Informal enquiries about the Lectureship may be addressed to Professor Joel Robbins ( Enquiries about applications should be addressed to Mrs Dorothy Searle ( The selection process will be by interview, to be held on Thursday 25 May 2017.

Please quote reference JB11766 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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