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Teaching Associate in Medical Anthropology (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a position as part-time (0.5FTE) Teaching Associate in Medical Anthropology in the Department of Social Anthropology, to start on 1 October 2018. This is a fixed term post for a period of 9 months, from 1 October 2018 to 30 June 2019.

The post holder will deliver graduate teaching for the Medical Anthropology modules in the interdisciplinary MPhil in Health, Medicine and Society, details of which may be found here:

The Department is seeking an individual with a strong academic record and potential to make a significant contribution to this inter-disciplinary initiative.

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 lecturing and seminar teaching, plus individual supervision of graduate students, for the Medical Anthropology modules in the MPhil in Health, Medicine and Society, working under the direction of the Subject Manager and the Department's Director of Graduate Education.

The main teaching will be:

  1. Up to 12 teaching sessions (each a combination of lecture and seminar discussion, lasting 2.5 hours) during the Michaelmas and Lent Terms

  2. Individual supervision (up to 4 meetings per term, for up to 10 students)

  3. Helping to assess applications for admission

  4. Assessing and grading students' submitted essays and dissertations for the course.

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 6th July 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 16th July 2018.

Please quote reference JB15858 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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