The School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS) is seeking to appoint a continuing Lecturer (Level B) in Anthropology, specializing in environmental anthropology, economic anthropology or medical anthropology.
The School is composed of the Disciplines of Anthropology, Government and International Relations, Political Economy, and Sociology and Criminology. It offers innovative degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels that attract the very best students from Australia and overseas. SSPS is the focus for the strategic development of the social sciences at the University of Sydney with a goal of becoming Australia’s leading centre for research and teaching in the field.
Founded in 1925, the Discipline of Anthropology at the University of Sydney is Australia’s first anthropology department. It maintains a strong reputation for theoretical innovation, excellence in ethnographic fieldwork and an outstanding commitment to the training of postgraduate research students.
The successful appointee will be located in the Discipline of Anthropology and teach into our undergraduate and postgraduate programs, supervise research students, contribute to School based strategic research themes, and play a role in initiating new research and teaching initiatives within the School, Faculty and University. The appointee will be expected to contribute to the full range of discipline activities and contribute to the life of the School and Faculty.