FUNDING: Leach-RAI Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Brunel University (Department of Social Sciences, Media and Communications; Division of Anthropology)

Applications are invited for the 2015-16 Leach-RAI Fellowship tenable at Brunel University for one year, from 1 October 2015 (or as soon as possible thereafter).Salary is £33,508 per annum, plus London Weighting. Deadline for applications is June 12, 2015.

The Fellowship is open to a social or cultural anthropologist who has received their doctorate from an institution within the five years preceding the take-up of the award, or attained equivalent research, industrial or commercial experience, and who would be able to use the Fellowship to complete within the time limit a substantial piece of work for publication.

The Leach-RAI Fellowship programme is hosted by Brunel University, and funded by the University and the Esperanza Trust for Anthropological Research.

You will have the ability to draft research papers in publication in appropriate academic Journals, have experience of planning research, preparing research proposals and negotiate contracts with little supervision. You will also be able to demonstrate good communication skills, particularly the results of own research to both specialists and non-specialists.

Applications can downloaded from https://jobs.brunel.ac.uk/wrl/pages/vacancy.jsf?search=0. Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, one or two articles or their appropriate equivalent (no more than 1MB), details of the writing planned to be carried out under the Fellowship and the names, addresses and e-mail of three referees.

Deadline for applications is June 12, 2015.

If applicants have any questions about the fellowship they are invited to contact Dr Andrew Beatty from the Anthropology Division: andrew.beatty@brunel.ac.uk

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