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posted May 12, 2010

at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


Post-Doctoral Fellow-Lecturer in Anthropology
Food Studies Centre, Department of Anthropology & Sociology
£31,987 – £37,780 p.a. inclusive of London Allowance

Vacancy No: 000167

The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) seeks to appoint a socio-cultural anthropologist working in the area of food systems and nutrition in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East. The appointment will be made in the Food Studies Centre (FSC), located in the Department of Anthropology. The appointee will also be an active member of the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research in Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH), based in the London International Development Centre (LIDC), and will conduct anthropological research at the intersection of the fields of agriculture and health in accordance with LCIRAH’s aims and objectives.

The appointment will initially be for two years as a post-doctoral fellow, and thereafter as a lecturer.  Translation of the post-doctoral position at the end of its two years into a lectureship will depend upon a review of performance against a series of objectives agreed at the beginning of the appointment.

Prospective candidates seeking further information may wish to contact the Chair of the SOAS Food Studies Centre, Professor Harry West (hw16@soas.ac.uk).

For more information on LCIRAH, please visit  http://www.lidc.org.uk/pages.php?page=57 or contact Professor Jeff Waage (jeff.waage@lidc.bloomsbury.ac.uk).

To apply for this vacancy or download a job description, please visit www.soas.ac.uk/jobs.  No agencies.

Closing date: 8 June 2010

Interviews week commencing: 5 July 2010

SOAS values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer.