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DEADLINE 28 January 2019 - Cambridge, UK


Adrian Research Fellowship in history or anthropology of science or
medicine in societies and cultures other than the modern West

Effective from 1 October 2019

Further details and information on how to apply are available from the College Registrar, Janet Gibson, Darwin College, Cambridge, CB3 9EU (e-mail, or on the College website at
This is a stipendiary Research Fellowship. Candidates’ research interest must be in the field of history or anthropology of science or medicine in societies and cultures other than the modern West.

The closing date for applications is 28 January 2019.


DEADLINE 6 February 2019 - Oslo, Norway

Doctoral fellowship in Social Anthropology

The Department of Ethnography, Numismatics, Classical Archaeology and University History holds responsibility for the Ethnographic collection and aims to keep the collection alive by engaging it through research, exhibitions, and digital initiatives, as well as a variety of dissemination activities. The department is seeking a qualified and highly motivated researcher for a 3-year PhD Fellowship (SKO 1017) within the field of Social Anthropology. The applicant should engage one of the museum’s research strategies; Meaningful Materialities, The entrepreneur; between tradition and structure; and Landscape and Rapid Changes.

A number of our research activities are also associated with our work on Global Cultural Heritage. This initiative includes activities such as: dialogical engagement of collections through exhibitions; shared digital platforms; collaborative ventures aiming to acquire new artefacts, or even, in some cases, acts of repatriation, all of which are forms of joint knowledge production.The call is open for candidates with an interest in any of these fields.

Eligible project descriptions should be focused on material culture, and emphasise long-term fieldwork. We are open to many kinds of approaches to materialities; theoretically, analytically, and empirically. The successful candidate should aspire to methodological and theoretical sophistication.

To apply go to the following link :


Deadline: when position filled





King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

College Name : College of Applied & Supporting Studies
Department Name : Department of General Studies
Positions/Ranks : Assistant/Associate Professor

Field/areas of Specialization/Experience : Cultural Anthropology

The Department of General Studies at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia invites applications for full-time faculty positions with the rank of Assistant and Associate Professor in the following field:

Cultural Anthropology

Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree with a strong commitment to research and teaching. Applicants are also expected to be proficient in English (spoken and written) as the language of instruction at KFUPM is English. Candidates with Middle East expertise and experience are encouraged to apply.

Salary/Benefits: Two-year renewable contract. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the University’s policy: air ticket/s to Dammam on appointment; annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons; assistance with local tuition fees for school-age dependent children; local transportation allowance; two months’ paid summer leave; end-of-service gratuity. The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities and a recreation center.

How to apply:

Please apply online by visiting KFUPM website at:; then click on jobs link.
You can also contact us:
By email: 

By mail: Dean, Faculty & Personnel Affairs, KFUPM,
Box no. 5005, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
Fax #: +966 13 860 2429

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