Temporary Lectureship in Biological Anthropology (Fixed Term)

The Department of Archaeology is seeking to appoint to a 13 month Temporary Lectureship in Biological Anthropology from Monday 3 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

We are looking for a scholar with an excellent track record in research and teaching, at an undergraduate and graduate level, in Biological Anthropology. Preference is for applicants able to teach lecture modules in the broad area of comparative human biology, ideally including anthropological genetics.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the continued growth of the Department. S/he will produce research of international standing and possess a flexible approach to teaching and administrative Departmental duties.

Candidates will need to show evidence of the following qualifications, skills and experience:

A doctorate in a relevant subject area (or clear evidence that completion of such a doctorate is imminent);
Evidence of ability to engage in internationally recognised high-level research in chosen subject area, with publications and participation in scholarly activity commensurate with stage of career;
Evidence of ability to teach the subject effectively, and at all relevant levels;
Ability to play an effective role in the life and work of the Department;
Ability to work as part of a team.
Further information about Biological Anthropology at Cambridge can be found at http://www.bioanth.cam.ac.uk/.

Applications should include a covering letter indicating the nature of the contribution you would make to teaching and research, curriculum vitae including an up-to-date list of publications, and the names and contact details of two referees. Applicants should ask their referees to submit their letters of reference via the on-line system by one week after the closing date.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview and asked to make a short presentation followed by questions.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 13 months.

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.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Cyprian Broodbank, Head of Department, Director of the McDonald Institute, and Disney Professor (e-mail: cb122@cam.ac.uk).

For any questions about the application process, please contact Marie Butcher mab30@cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference JD16000 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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