Oferta de trabalho para Professor em Antropologia Médica

Até 6 de Março de 2015, está aberto o concurso para Professor em Antropologia Médica na Aarhus University (Dinamarca).

Mais Informações: http://kandidat.au.dk/en/anthropology/

“The Department of Anthropology at the School of Culture and Society at the Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, invites applications for an assistant professorship in anthropology with a specialisation in
medical anthropology.

The position is a full-time, three-year training position. The position is located within the Department of Anthropology, and is available from 1 August 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.

THE POSITION
We are seeking a dedicated applicant who will contribute to Aarhus University’s core activities in the areas of research, education, talent development and knowledge exchange. The Department of Anthropology hosts a number of international research projects, research centres and research networks. The successful applicant will be expected to take an active part in these activities, especially in research and research-based teaching.

RESEARCH
We are looking for a person with a strong research profile in medical anthropology. Fieldwork experience of direct relevance for the anthropology of global health will be considered essential. Applicants
who have experience of research in both the Global South and the Global North will be preferred.

The assistant professor will be part of a strong international research environment at the Department of Anthropology (see websites for details below), and the successful applicant is expected to
contribute to ongoing research activities through participation in meetings, seminars, etc., and to develop their own research projects in the field of medical anthropology.

The Department of Culture and Society places emphasis on research of a high international standard, including interdisciplinary collaboration, participation in collective research projects and the attraction of external research funding. Research qualifications will be assessed in relation to the period of active research, the degree of originality, and academic output, e.g. the number of publications published in internationally recognised, peer-reviewed journals or compatible high-ranking series published by internationally recognised
publishing houses.

EDUCATION
The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in general teaching and curriculum development at the department, including the application of innovative teaching methods such as collaborative student involvement.

The successful applicant will have special teaching responsibilities for the Master’s track on “Medical Anthropology and Glocal Ethnography†and will serve as the coordinator for this track. This involves teaching the introductory and elective courses; mentoring students to facilitate their early preparation of fieldwork (but not necessarily supervising all students on the track during fieldwork and thesis writing); and other related activities.

The person appointed to the post will be required to complete a course in university teaching devised especially for assistant professors.

Talent development
The assistant professor will be expected to develop his or her supervision capabilities at both BA and MA levels.

KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE
The successful applicant will be expected to exchange knowledge with various sectors of society outside the university, and to contribute actively to the general public debate in areas related to the position.

For further information about the position, please contact Jens Seeberg, Head of the Department of Anthropology, jseeberg@cas.au.dk , tel.: +45 87162117, mob.: +45 20596770.

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must have a PhD degree or equivalent qualifications in anthropology. Applicants must also document:
• Research experience in medical anthropology, including ethnogrraphic fieldwork
• Teaching experience in anthropology at university level, preferabbly in medical anthropology
• An internationally oriented research profile
• A relevant and internationally oriented publication profile
• Experience of or interest in participation in national and internnational research networks
• Mastery of academic English in the classroom, as the successful aapplicant will be expected to teach courses in English.

The application should comprise a brief sketch of future research plans.

If the successful applicant is not fluent in Danish, he or she will be expected to learn Danish within a period of approximately two years. Appropriate support will be given for this purpose.

The application must be submitted in English.

For more information about the application and the appointment procedure, please contact HR partner Louise Søndergaard, e-mail louises@au.dk

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