30th May 2009 at 8:44 pm #5936Sarah Louise BullochMember
Mellon Teaching Fellow in Gender, Kinship and Caring
Vacancy Reference No: JA05170
Salary: £27,183 – £35,469 pa
Limit of tenure applies*
Applications are invited for a two-year postdoctoral position to design
and implement an interdisciplinary undergraduate course, shared between
the Departments of Sociology and the Department of Social Anthropology on
‘Gender, kinship and caring’, to conduct their own original research –
which should represent a substantial intellectual advance in the field of
gender, kinship and caring – and to work closely with colleagues to design
and implement research strategies that will promote and develop the
University of Cambridge as a centre of excellence for the anthropology and
sociology of gender, kinship and care. The Fellow will be expected to work
closely with mentors and colleagues in both departments.
Applicants must have a PhD in Anthropology, Sociology, or a related
discipline, or be of equivalent postdoctoral standing. They should
demonstrate, in a covering letter, their teaching experience, their
ability to effectively design an interdisciplinary course, and how the
research they would conduct whilst at Cambridge represents a major advance
in the specified fields of enquiry.
Applications (two hard copies) should include:
covering letter (max 4 sides A4)
One short piece of written work (journal article, book chapter, thesis chapter, etc) which showcases the applicant’s research abilities.
full CV with names and addresses of three referees. N.B. Please ask your referees to send their references to us at firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting the vacancy reference no., by 17th June 2009.
PD18 application form (downloadable from http:// http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/pd18/ – complete parts I and III only
Applications should be sent to Mrs Su Ford, Department of Social
Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2
3RF, to arrive by the closing date.
Applicants who are applying from overseas may email their application to email@example.com, quoting the vacancy reference number.
Further particulars are available here: http://www.socanth.cam.ac.uk/
Further details on the ‘Gender, Kinship and Caring’ theme are available here: http://www.socanth.cam.ac.uk/jobs/Mellon ad_concept.pdf
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Nick Long on +44 (0)1223 763963, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting the vacancy reference number.
*Limit of tenure: 2 years. The start date will be 1 October 2009 and the appointment is subject to a 6-month probationary period.
Closing date: 17th June 2009. Interviews will be held on the 25th June 2009.
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