Lecturer (Assistant Professor equiv.) in Biological Anthropology

The School of Anthropology and Conservation is seeking to appoint an ambitious and highly motivated Lecturer in Biological Anthropology, with a strong, primary research profile in biological and forensic anthropology.

Applications are particularly welcomed from individuals with proven experience/knowledge in forensic taphonomy and soft tissue methods of forensic identification. Forensic case-work or field experience is also highly desirable.

The successful individual will also bring a cutting-edge research agenda and publication profile to the REF strategy of the School and the University.

We are looking to appoint a candidate who complements current staff interests and broadens our offering in forensic anthropology.

As Lecturer in Biological Anthropology you will:

Carry out internationally excellent, cutting-edge research, independently and collaboratively, at the forefront of biological anthropology.
Pursue and secure external research funding through competitive research grant applications.
Actively promote the School’s scholarly activities by significant engagement with the wider academic community, practitioner/policy community, research stakeholders/end users, professional associations and professional networks.
Engage on a continuous and meaningful basis with colleagues in the School to ensure a cohesive and collegial work environment.

To be successful in this role you will have:

PhD (or equivalent) in an area of natural/social science relevant to biological anthropology.
Specialist knowledge of a field relevant to forensic/biological anthropology.
Experience in research and teaching specific to forensic anthropology.

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