Welcome to the Anthropology Department
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We are hiring! “New Generation of Academics” Program (nGAP)

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology is located in the Arts Faculty and is a dynamic space with undergraduate and postgraduate students, an emphasis on teaching and learning, community outreach, research and publications. The department has medical anthropology as one of its core areas of specialisation in research, teaching, and supervision. We would therefore like to invite a young South African academic with special interest in and demonstrated experience of doing research in the sub-field of medical anthropology, to apply for this permanent post as Lecturer.  

Minimum requirements include: • a M.A. Degree in Anthropology • a registration for PhD in anthropology • some teaching experience and possibly evidence of publications. Priority will be given to candidates with a research interest in medical anthropology. The successful candidate will be expected to: lecture at the undergraduate level; build up a research and publications profile; community engagement and outreach. 

For further information (but not applications) about this position, please contact the Head of the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Prof Mfecane, via email at smfecane@uwc.ac.za

Additional requirements for all positions include: • communication and presentation skills • interpersonal skills • tenacity • planning and organising skills • adaptability.

Completing a PhD is key deliverable to successfully completing the 6-year developmental programme. All applicants are required to submit copies of their Academic Transcripts.

In your application, you are encouraged to highlight your strengths and also include anything else that you feel may be pertinent to the selection panel. Please attach your cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae to your online profile.

To be considered for this vacancy, you must click on the Apply for this Job link below the position advert or else apply directly via UWC Careers at https://uwc.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

For any queries, please contact the Human Resources Department at +27 21 959 4063/9763/9708/3551/3756.

Closing date: 2 June 2019

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