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Associate Professorship in the Anthropology of Migration

The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography invites applications for an Associate Professorship in the Anthropology of Migration. The post is full-time, and subject to completion of a successful review, permanent. The appointment will be made in association with a non-tutorial fellowship at Kellogg College. 

The postholder will teach on the MSc in Migration Studies and will contribute to the teaching on other Master's degrees within the School, as well as supervising doctoral students. As a Fellow of Kellogg College, the successful candidate will participate in the administration and governance of the College and act as a College Adviser to graduate students. She/He will also be a member of the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), a constituent unit of the School that exists to conduct high quality research in order to develop theory and knowledge, inform policy-making and public debate, and engage users of research within the field of migration.

Applicants should have a doctorate in anthropology with a strong focus on migration studies; an outstanding research and publication record in the anthropology of migration commensurate with stage of academic career; university teaching experience in areas related to the anthropology of migration at postgraduate level, including thesis supervision; and a record of securing competitive external funding for research and managing research projects and teams.

The further particulars, which include details of the selection criteria and application procedure may be obtained by visiting Applicants should submit a letter of application supported by a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and a list of publications (8 copies, or one copy for overseas applicants) and provide the names and addresses of three referees.

Applications should be sent by post to Miss Michelle Mhlanga, School of Anthropology, 51-53 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE, UK, to arrive no later than noon UK time on Monday 23rd March 2015. Emailed applications will be accepted only from overseas applicants (to Interviews are planned in the week beginning 27 April.

Start date: 1 September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Grade 10a (36S): Salary from £44,620 pa 

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity.

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