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Teaching Associate (fixed-term)

Applications are invited for two Teaching Associates in the Department of Social Anthropology, to start on 1 October 2018. These are fixed term posts for a period of 9 months, from 1 October 2018 to 30 June 2019.

The postholder is expected to conduct undergraduate and graduate teaching, including supervising broadly, in Social Anthropology. The Department is seeking individuals with a strong academic record and potential to make a significant contribution to the Department. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a vibrant and growing Department at Cambridge.

The purpose of this role is to support and maintain the University's national and international reputation for excellence in teaching. Contribution to teaching will include undergraduate supervision and some lecturing, under the direction of the Director of Undergraduate Education, and some graduate teaching under the Direction of the MPhil Co-ordinator.

The main teaching will be undergraduate supervision (small-group teaching), up to 15 hours a week during Full Term. In addition, the teaching associates will jointly deliver a seminar-based research methods training course for MPhil students, under the direction of the MPhil Tutor. The teaching associates will also share responsibility to provide assistance with undergraduate and graduate recruitment events.

The duties of Teaching Associates may also include: (a) up to 4 undergraduate lectures in the course of the academical year; (b) up to 8 graduate seminars in the course of the academical year.

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 28 June 2018. Enquiries about applications should be addressed to Miss Hayley Bell ( Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted shortly after the closing date.

The selection process will be by interview. We anticipate the interviews week commencing 16 July 2018.

Please quote reference JB15696 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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